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There are a variety of ways to get involved even if you only have fifteen, thirty, or sixty minutes! Learn more about how to share your time and talents with the discipline.


MPSA 2018 Conference Program (.pdf) - 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. 

Effective August 18, 2016, MPSA members and site users with existing website accounts are required to complete a brief Account Activation process to maintain membership and conference transaction history. Please check your email for instruction or select the appropriate option below for more information.

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Or, if you have never had an account for the MPSA website, click Sign In at the link above and follow the prompts.

Editorial Search, American Journal of Political Science, (2019-2022) - MPSA invites proposals from editorial teams to lead and manage the American Journal of Political Science (AJPS). View information for candidates, application instructions, and contact information for nominations and questions in the full AJPS editorial search announcement.
Call for Applicants - Wikipedia Fellows Program Summer Cohorts - New opportunities are available to join the Wikipedia Fellows Program, an interdisciplinary project led by Wiki Education to train academic scholars to contribute content expertise to Wikipedia. One alumnus of the program said, "We are the 'experts' and as such, we should use our expertise for the greater good." Read about political scientists in the Fellows program are working to improve relevant articles in advance of the upcoming U.S. midterm elections. MPSA Members: Apply at and scroll down to the MPSA application or email (The next deadline for summer cohort selection is July 20, 2018.)

Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics 2018 Travel Grants - The Dole Archive and Special Collections is now accepting applications for 2018 Travel Grants.  The travel grant program is intended to defray costs associated with research-related travel to the Dole Institute.  This program offers reimbursements of up to $750 to undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and independent scholars.  Deadlines: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  There is no deadline to apply, and applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted. Applicants can expect a decision regarding their application within 2-4 weeks. For more information about the award and application details, please visit

Conference Updates

Add Your Research to the MPSA Conference Program - There is still time to add your research to the online conference program for review by your discussant(s) and colleagues. The online program serves as a place to share papers and presentation resources for research presented at the 76th annual MPSA Conference. Tips for navigating the online program (.pdf).