Southern Political Science Association

Website: www.spsa.net/ 
The Southern Political Science Association (SPSA) is a non-partisan professional organization composed of over one thousand members drawn from throughout the United States and the international community who are devoted to the study and teaching of political science.

Founded in 1929, it seeks to promote interest and research in theoretical and practical political problems and to encourage communication and respect between persons engaged in the professional study and practice of government and politics. The association recognizes excellence in scholarship and public service through:

  • publishing the Journal of Politics,
  • hosting an annual conference, and 
  • presenting awards for outstanding academic contributions.

You must be a member of the Association in order to register for and participate in the upcoming conference. For additional information about the SPSA and its annual conference you can access its homepage: www.spsa.net  This homepage will link you to procedures for joining the association, submitting conference proposals and making hotel reservations.

Officers, 2013-2014:
President: Lawrence Dodd, University of Florida, [email protected]
President-Elect: Thomas Carsey, [email protected]
Vice President/Program Chair: William Jacoby, Michigan State University, [email protected]
Secretary: Kelly Patterson, Brigham Young University, [email protected]
Treasurer: Stacia Haynie, Louisiana State University, [email protected]
Past President: David Rohde, Duke University, [email protected]
Past Program Committee Chair: Ann O'M Bowman, Bush School - Texas A&M University,[email protected] 
Vice President/Program Chair-Elect: Judith Baer. Texas A&M University, [email protected]

2014 Conference:
January 9-11, 2014; New Orleans Hyatt Regency.

Journal of Politics
The Journal of Politics seeks to publish groundbreaking, theory-relevant work of the highest quality from all subfields of the discipline.

William Mishler, University of Arizona, [email protected]    
Jan Leighley, American University, [email protected]

Contact information: 
SPSA, PO Box 1054
Claxton, GA 30417
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 912-739-2240