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Political Science Today

Political Science Today  is a new member magazine of the American Political Science Association. The magazine includes news about the discipline, member spotlights, association updates, and other content previously featured in PS: Political Science & Politics.


Political Science Today is released quarterly in February, May, August, and November in print and online. All APSA members will receive a print copy of the first issue in February 2021. Please verify that your mailing address is up to date on the APSA website to ensure you receive the first issue. To continue receiving Political Science Today in print, please update your journal delivery preferences. Members who do not opt-in will not receive future issues in print.


Digital editions of the magazine are available on Flipsnack and Cambridge Core.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I opt-in to receive Political Science Today in print?

First, log in to www.apsanet.org/userhome. Under "Membership Info" click "Journal Delivery Preferences." Select which APSA journals you would like to receive in print, and choose the address to which they should be shipped. Click "Submit" to update your preferences.


Where can I read Political Science Today online?

You can read Political Science Today as a digital flipbook on Flipsnack. You can also find individual articles from Political Science Today archived on Cambridge Core. Articles on Cambridge Core are assigned DOIs and are easily shareable on social media. 


Why didn't I receive the first issue of Political Science Today?

All domestic and international members with addresses on file were sent the February 2021 issue of Political Science Today. If you did not receive the first issue, please verify that your mailing address is correct by visiting www.apsanet.org/userhome. Subsequent issues were mailed to those who opted-in to receive the print magazine. 


How do I submit an In Memoriam?

Contact publications@apsanet.org to submit an In Memoriam. In Memoriam should be around 1,000 words.


How do I submit a career, award, or book update?

You can submit all of these updates to Political Science Today by filling out Our Career/Award Update Form. Books published by our members will be included in the most recent issue of Political Science Today

How can I place an advertisement in Political Science Today?

Contact publications@apsanet.org to place an advertisement in Political Science Today. Editors have the authority to reject advertisements as they see fit based on how each aligns with APSA's core values.


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