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2024 APSA Virtual Research Meeting: General Paper & Panel and Research Group Applications Now Open!

The American Political Science Association announces the launch of the APSA Virtual Research Meeting, an inaugural online event, taking place February 8 and February 9, 2024! This two-day event provides a forum for scholars interested in sharing their research, providing constructive feedback for others, and creating partnerships and networks for future collaboration. 

This 100% digital distance-learning event will feature opportunities to learn from research workshops,  general panels, and a keynote panel around the theme of “Challenges in Political Science.”  

Submission Deadline: October 19, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific

Submit Your Papers or Applications here

APSA Annual Meeting
Thank you to all attendees for participating in the 2023 APSA Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. We appreciate your hard work and continued contributions to the profession. We hope to see you all at next year's meeting in Philadelphia, PA, September 5 – 8, 2024.

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APSA Teaching & Learning Conference

Thank you to 2023 APSA Teaching & Learning Conference attendees!

Thank you to everyone who joined APSA in Baltimore, MD for the 17th Teaching and Learning Conference on February 10-12, 2023. The next standalone Teaching and Learning Conference will be in 2025. 

APSA Mentoring Program

Spring Mentor and Mentee Enrollment

The APSA Mentoring Program welcomes mentors at all career levels and across all political science subfields. Submit or update your mentor profile to be matched with a mentee for Spring 2023. 

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APSA Program Announcements

MENA Methods Workshop: Call for Applications: Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences: Regression Analysis (Deadline: October 1, 2023)

December 7 – 9, 2023 | Doha, Qatar

We invite applications from advanced MA, PhD students, and post-doctoral fellows in political science and other social science disciplines. The inaugural MENA methods training workshop is a multi-component program, featuring both virtual and in-person sessions, designed to provide early-career scholars with intermediate-level training on understanding and applying quantitative methods in social science research.

2024 APSA MENA Workshop: Call for Leadership Proposals (Deadline: October 8, 2023)

We invite proposals from political scientists interested in serving as co-leaders for the 2024 MENA Workshop Program. The research development workshop will take place in summer 2024, led by a team of two scholars based at universities in the Arab world and two scholars based in the United States, and hosted by a university or research institute in the MENA region. 

2024 Institute for Qualitative and Multi Method Research (IQMR) (Deadline: October 16, 2023)

We invite applications from early-career scholars based in the MENA region who are interested in attending the 2024 Summer Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University in New York. Together with CQMR, APSA will sponsor up to four scholars based in the MENA region to attend the IQMR training from June 16 to June 28, 2024.

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Special Issue on Academic Work in the Age of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has significantly impacted the way we live, work, teach, and do research. the editors of PS: Political Science and Politics invite submissions for a special issue about the role and impact of AI on various aspects of academic work including pedagogy, research publications, student assignments, and the ethics of authorship. the special issue will provide a forum for political scientists to discuss the rising trend of AI’s presence in academic work and evaluate its challenges, opportunities, and consequences.

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2023 


APSA Educate

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APSA Educate, political science’s new teaching resource library, allows faculty and graduate students to easily find, share and use teaching materials.

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Special Collections

A Collection of Articles from Cambridge on Abortion Politics

In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overruled long-term precedents securing the right to choose abortion Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, we present a special collection of political science research drawn from APSA and Cambridge journals addressing the politics of abortion and abortion rights. 


Department Memberships

Department membership renewal is now open for the 2023-2024 year. Department members get a wide variety of benefits, including unlimited complimentary job listings on our eJobs platform. More benefits for a department membership can be found here.

Trial Memberships
APSA has established a 90-day trial membership option to provide prospective members, including graduate students, and political science job seekers an introduction to APSA’s professional development and career resources. Trial Members gain access to eJobs, APSA’s online journals, and the all-member newsletter. Learn more and activate your trial membership here

Member Spotlight: Submit Your Nominations

The APSA Member Spotlight program recognizes one member each quarter. We encourage our members to submit nominations to help us recognize more of our members who are achieving professional milestones in the discipline. Nominations for the award (including self-nominations) may be submitted by members and nonmembers of APSA.