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 31,2019
    Lilly J. Goren, Carroll University
    Simon Jackman, University of Sydney
    Benedict Jimenez, Northeastern University
    Term Expiring August 31,2020
    Ann O'M. Bowman, Texas A&M University, Chair
    Erin Richards, Cascadia College
    Sara Rinfret, University of Montana

  • Committee on Elections and Rules The APSA Council Committee on Elections supervises the conduct of APSA's elections. 
    Term expiring August 31, 2019
    Alberto Simper, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Chair
    JChristina Bejarano, University of Kansas
    Wade Jacoby, Brigham Young University
    Jana Morgan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Term expiring August 31, 2020 
    Shana Kushner Gadarian, Syracuse University
    Charles Stewart, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Rick Valelly, Swarthmore College

  • 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 31,2019
    Todd Shaw, University of South Carolina, Chair
    Scott Gehlbach, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Alfred Montero, Carleton College
    Term Expiring August 31,2020
    Alan Jacobs, University of British Columbia
    Courtney Jung, University of Toronto
    Janelle Wong, University of Maryland
    Find more information on the nominating commitee and nominations process at: http://www.apsanet.org/ABOUT/Governance/Committees/NominatingCommittee

  • 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, 2019
    Layna Mosley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chair
    Craig Volden, University of Virginia
    Alexandra Filindra, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Term expiring August 21, 2020
    Jennifer Clark, University of Houston
    Michael Sparer, Columbia University
    Ron Vogel, Ryerson 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, 2019
    Alison Brysk, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Kathleen Hancock, Colorado School of Mines
    Gretchen Ritter, Cornell University
    Term expires August 31, 2020
    Justin Wert, University of Oklahoma
    Deborah Yashar, Princeton University
    Term expires August 31, 2021
    Alison Dundes Renteln, University of Southern California, Chair
    Alan Gibson, California State University, Chico
    Erik S. Herron, West Virginia University

     Find more information and resources at: http://apsanet.org/RESOURCES/For-Faculty/Ethics

Recommendations for APSA Standing and Award Committee Members Suggestions are welcome for members of APSA committees, including APSA status committees, for terms starting in September of 2019. 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]