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Preliminary  2017 Program

 Does not include session locations.

Please note that the conference program is intended as a service for MPSA conference attendees and others wishing to verify attendee participation. This resource is not intended for marketing or other business development purposes.  Updates to the conference program, including changes to contact information and research titles, are no longer available.

FAQ: How can I access a receipt for my conference registration? Conference attendees can print registration receipts from the website. Just log in at, and click the "My Account" button at the top of the screen, then click the "Manage My Account" link. Scroll down to the "Recent Orders" section to see all recent transactions. Each transaction can be printed from this page by clicking on the "View" button. A .pdf of your receipt will open in a new window which will permit you to download or print the document.

Call for Panelist Applicants – NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) -  NSF seeks GRFP panels composed of researchers and educators from a wide range of institutions, geographic locations, and disciplinary and interdisciplinary backgrounds. Serving as a GRFP panelist is an excellent opportunity to apply your research and career expertise to help identify future science and engineering leaders, and to gain valuable perspective to share with faculty and students at your institution. Learn more (.pdf)

Call for Proposals: NSF Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS)  - The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative, analytical, and statistical methods and models for those sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social and behavioral sciences. Deadline: August 31, 2017 Learn more about MMS

Call for National Science Board Nominations (Class of 2018 - 2024) - The Call for Nominations web portal is open ( and accepting submissions for the Board class of 2018-2024 from now until September 8, 2017.

2017 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities is open to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). The Ph.D. is the only eligible terminal degree. The application deadline is October 15, 2017.  Fellows will receive a stipend of $54,590 plus single-coverage health insurance and also receive $3000 research fund. Learn more:

Call for Submissions – The Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics – Submission deadlines are October 1 for the Fall issue and February 1 for the Spring issue. Manuscripts are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more at

Call for Nominations: 2018 NSB Honorary Awards - Each year, the National Science Board (NSB) pays tribute to remarkable contributions and public service in science and engineering through its Vannevar Bush and Public Service awards. NSB is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 honorary awards through Thursday, October 1, 2017. Learn more and submit a nomination.

TESS's Special Competition for Young Investigators - Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) is an NSF-funded initiative in which investigators propose survey experiments to be fielded using a nationally representative Internet platform (visit for more information). Deadline: October 1, 2017.

Call-for-Proposals: New Book on Midwestern Politics - Scholars, commentators, and political analysts are asked to submit proposals of 500 words or less outlining a proposed chapter for a volume on the history of Midwestern politics since 1945. More information is available from the editors. 

Conference Updates

MPSA Adopts Anti-Harassment and Professional Conduct Policy – On April 16, 2017, MPSA adopted an Anti-Harassment and Professional Conduct Policy modeled closely on the American Political Science Association Anti-Harassment Policy which outlines expectations for all who attend and participate in MPSA events and meetings. Read the policy here.

Add Your Research to the MPSA Conference Paper Repository 
- There is still time to add your research to the MPSA Conference Repository to be considered by MPSA awards committees. The repository serves as a place to share papers and presentation resources for research presented at the 75th annual MPSA Conference.  

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