Political Science and International Relations

  • American Political Science Association (APSA) The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is a professional organization for the study of political science. 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 deepen our understanding of politics, democracy, and citizenship throughout the world.
  • 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 at home and internationally; 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 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. Members include 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 in the general field of politics and international relations 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 Association; 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. Members include academics, practitioners, policy experts, private sector workers, and independent researchers, among others. The Association serves as a central hub for the exchange of ideas and for networking and programmatic initiatives among those involved in the study, teaching and practice of International Studies.
  • 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. 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. LASA advances the Latin Americanist community in numerous other ways. It provides access to the Latin American Research Review, the premier U.S.-based journal in Latin American studies; it publishes the LASA Forum, a quarterly newsletter; it alerts members to professional opportunities; it recognizes scholarly achievement and it represents Latin Americanists' interests and views before the U.S. government and at times to governments elsewhere.
  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA) MESA, founded in 1966, is a private, non-profit learned society that brings together scholars, educators, and those interested in the study of the region from all over the world. MESA fosters the study of the Middle East, promotes high standards of scholarship and teaching, and encourages public understanding of the region and its peoples. To these ends, MESA sponsors an annual meeting and publishes Review of Middle East Studies, International Journal of Middle East Studies, and a biannual newsletter.
  • Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) is an international organization that works to promote the professional study and teaching of political science, to facilitate communications between those engaged in such study, and to develop standards for and encourage research in theoretical and practical political problems.
  • Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA) The Northeastern Political Science Association is a professional organization devoted to 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 organizes a book exhibit and offers awards for the best papers presented at the conference.
  • Western Political Science Association (WPSA) The Western Political Science Association is an association of political scientists committed to promoting the study and teaching of government and politics, to fostering research, and facilitating the discussion of public affairs. The WPSA conducts an annual conference and has a journal owned and published by the University of Utah, the Political Research Quarterly, and a biannual newsletter.
  • Women's Caucus for Political Science (WCPS) The Women's Caucus for Political Science is a national, non-profit organization whose mission is to upgrade the status of women in the profession of political science; to promote equal opportunities for women political scientists for graduate school admission, financial assistance in such schools, and in employment, promotion, and tenure; to promote the development of non- academic, professional careers for women political scientists; to promote the recruitment of members and the development of regional caucuses; and to encourage application of the skills of political science to the promotion of equal opportunities for all women.

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