Political Science and Int'l Relations

  • American Political Science Association (APSA) The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.
  • American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) ASPA is a public service organization that: advances the art, science, teaching, and practice of public and non-profit administration; promotes the value of joining and elevating the public service profession; builds bridges among all who pursue public purposes; provides networking and professional development opportunities to those committed to public service values; achieves innovative solutions to the challenges of governance.
  • American Studies Association (ASA) ASA is the oldest and largest association devoted to American studies. ASA promotes the development and dissemination of interdisciplinary research on U.S. culture and history in a global context. Its purpose is to support scholars and scholarship committed to original research, critical thinking, and public dialogue. We are researchers, teachers, students, writers, curators, community organizers, and activists from around the world committed to the study and teaching of U.S. history and culture from multiple perspectives. The association is organized exclusively for educational and academic study purposes, including the promotion of meaningful dialogue about the United States across the globe by supporting scholars and scholarship committed to original research, innovative and effective teaching, critical thinking, and public discussion and debate.
  • Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) The Australian Political Studies Association is a professional association for those teaching and researching political science in Australia. APSA encourages practitioners, policy makers, students and researchers in cognate disciplines to join the Association. APSA works in association with similar bodies internationally.
  • Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA) The objectives of the Association as stated in its Constitution are: to encourage and develop political science and its relationship with other disciplines; to hold conferences, meetings and exhibitions for the discussion of political science problems and the exchange of views in matters relating to political science; to purchase, acquire, take by gift, any devise, bequest, or donation for the objectives of the corporation; to give grants, scholarships or fellowships to deserving individuals, groups of persons or organizations in pursuance of the objects of the corporation; to publish journals, newspapers, books and monographs relating to political science.
  • International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) is a platform for political science students and students interested in political science issues. The Association is international, politically independent, non-profit and student-run, and aims to have global impact in the political science sphere. Providing its members with knowledge, information and skills regarding current matters in the field of political science and their approach, IAPSS seeks to play a role in the lives of Political Science students in the world.
  • International Political Science Association (IPSA) The International Political Science Association (IPSA), founded under the auspices of UNESCO in 1949, is an international scholarly association. Its objectives are to promote the advancement of political science through the collaboration of scholars in different parts of the world. It has consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and with UNESCO.
  • International Studies Association (ISA) The International Studies Association (ISA) was founded in 1959 to promote research and education in international affairs. With well over four thousand members in North America and around the world, ISA a well respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. ISA cooperates with 57 international studies organizations in over 30 countries, is a member of the International Social Science Council, and has nongovernmental consultative status with the United Nations.
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA) LASA is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 6,000 members, LASA is the one Association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.
  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA) MESA is a private, non-profit, non-political learned society that brings together scholars, educators and those interested in the study of the region from all over the world. From its inception in 1966 with 50 founding members, MESA has increased its membership to more than 3,000 and now serves as an umbrella organization for more than sixty institutional members and thirty-nine affiliated organizations.
  • Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) is an international organization with a membership of more than 3,000 political science professors and students and public administrators representing more than 80 countries. Founded in 1939, the MPSA is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all areas of political science.
  • Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA) The Northeastern Political Science Association is one the leading regional professional organizations in the United States for the study of politics. Every year, at its Annual Conference, the NPSA brings together hundreds of political scientists from all fields of study and from all parts of the United States and the world for the purpose of enhancing and expanding their knowledge of politics. It also provide a free job placement service, a book fair, and awards for the best papers presented at the conference.
  • Western Political Science Association (WPSA) The Western Political Science Association is an association of more than 1000 political scientists. The WPSA is headquartered at California State University at Sacramento. The purpose of the Association is to promote the study and teaching of government and politics, to foster research and to facilitate the discussion of public affairs.
  • Women's Caucus for Political Science (WCPS) The Women's Caucus for Political Science is a non-profit organization that seeks to improve the status of women in the profession of political science by promoting equal opportunity for women political scientists in employment, promotion & tenure decisions, as well as graduate school admissions & financial aid decisions.

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