Coalition Memberships

The American Political Science Association is a member of the following organizations.

American Council of Learned Societies. ACLS is a federation of 74 scholarly associations. The Council’s mission is “the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.”

American Association for the Advancement of Science. APSA is an affiliate organization of AAAS, which works to “advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.”

AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition. The AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition is a network of organizations that works to advance engagement by the scientific community in the promotion of human rights. The Coalition’s work includes promoting the use of scientific approaches to advance human rights; defending the right to the benefits of scientific progress; and supporting scientists who face rights violations. Learn more about APSA’s involvement in the coalition.

Coalition on the Academic Workforce. Educational associations, disciplinary associations, and faculty groups in CAW address working conditions on college campuses in the United States, with focus on conditions for part-time and full-time faculty outside of the tenure track.

Coalition for International Education. CIE informs and advocates on behalf of Department of Education programs connected to international and foreign-language education, including Title VI and Fulbright-Hays. The coalition includes over 30 higher education organizations.

Coalition for National Science Funding. CNSF is a network of over 100 organizations that promote “increasing the national investment in the National Science Foundation’s research and education programs in response to the unprecedented scientific, technological, and economic opportunities facing the United States.”

Consortium of Social Science Associations. COSSA supports “sustainable federal funding for social and behavioral science research and federal policies that positively impact the conduct of research.” In additional to professional and disciplinary associations, its members include colleges and universities, scientific societies, and research institutes and centers.

National Coalition for History. NCH is a consortium of more than 50 organizations that advocates on federal legislative and regulatory issues affecting historians, archivists, researchers, teachers, students, preservationists, political scientists, museum professionals, genealogists, and other stakeholders. Priority issues include maximizing researcher access to government records and information, support for history education, and funding for agencies like the National Archives, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Park Service, and Institute of Museum and Library Services. NCH is also a driving force behind the Congressional History Caucus. For more information, and to sign up for email alerts, visit historycoalition.org

National Humanities Alliance. NHA is a network of organizations “dedicated to advancing humanities education, research, preservation, and public programs.” It advocates for strong federal support for institutions that support the humanities, including the National Endowment for the Humanities.