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Governance Committees

  • Audit Committee The audit committee supervises the conduct of APSA's audit and oversees that adequate internal controls exist for the Association’s accounting and finance. 
    Term Expiring August 31,2018
    Caroline Tolbert, University of Iowa, Chair
    Mark Crescenzi, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    David Lublin, American University 
    Term Expiring August 31,2019
    Lilly J. Goren, Carroll University
    Simon Jackman, University of Sydney
    Benedict Jimenez, Northeastern University
  • Committee on Elections and Rules The APSA Council Committee on Elections supervises the conduct of APSA's elections. 
    Term expiring August 31, 2018
    Juliet Hooker, Brown University, Chair
    Jeffrey Berry, Tufts University
    Elisabeth Gidengil, McGill University
    Eliza Willis, Grinnell College 
    Term expiring August 31, 2019 
    Christina Bejarano, University of Kansas
    Wade Jacoby, Brigham Young University
    Jana Morgan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Investment Committee
    Thomas Pepinsky, Cornell University (APSA Treasurer)
    Term Expiring August 31,2020
    Helen Milner, Princeton University, Chair
    Benjamin Jerry Cohen, University of California, Santa Barbara
    John Carey, Dartmouth University
  • Nominating Committee The Nominating Committee Prepares a slate of candidates for APSA elective office.
    Term Expiring August 31,2018
    Jennifer Merolla, University of California, Riverside, Chair
    Scott Gehlbach, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Jennifer Pitts, University of Chicago
    Term Expiring August 31,2019
    Lee Ann Fujii, University of Toronto
    Alfred Montero, Carleton College
    Todd Shaw, University of South Carolina
    Find more information on the nominating commitee and nominations process at:
  • Organized Sections Committee The role of the organized sections committee is to help organized sections carry out their work and to oversee the balance between the sections and APSA as a whole.
    Term expiring August 31, 2018
    Carol Mershon, University of Virginia
    Willem Maas, York University
    Term expiring August 31, 2019
    Layna Mosley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chair
    Craig Volden, University of Virginia
    Term expiring August 21, 2020
    Jennifer Clark, University of Houston
    Michael Sparer, Columbia University
  • Professional Ethics, Rights, and Freedoms Committee The responsibility of the committee on professional ethics, rights, and freedoms  is to protect the rights of political scientists and ensure that the ethical policies of APSA are followed.
    Term expiring August 31, 2018
    Virginia Sapiro, Boston University, Chair
    Michael Fortner, CUNY Graduate Center
    Samantha Frost, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Noah Pickus, Duke University
    Term expiring August 31, 2019
    Alison Brysk, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Kathleen Hancock, Colorado School of Mines
    Term expires August 31, 2020
    Catherine Boone, London School of Economics
    Deborah Yashar, Princeton University
    Find more information and resources at:
    Recommendations for APSA Standing and Award Committee Members APSA president-elect Rogers Smith welcomes suggestions for members of APSA committees, including APSA status committees, for terms starting in September of 2018. Typically, members of the standing committees serve staggered three-year terms, and members of the awards committees serve one-year terms. Click these links for a full list of standing committees and award committees. Please send all suggestions to [email protected]
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