Past MPSA Officers

 

Past Presidents

  • James K. Pollock, University of Michigan, 1939
  • W.H.C. Laves, University of Chicago, 1940
  • Francis G. Wilson, University of Illinois, 1941
  • John E. Briggs, State U. of Iowa, 1942
  • Howard White, Miami University, 1943-47
  • Harold Zink, DePauw University, 1948
  • Llewellyn Pfankuchen, University of Wisconsin, 1949
  • Harold M. Door, University of Michigan, 1950
  • Charles M. Kneier, University of Illinois, 1951
  • Harold M. Vinacke, University of Cincinnati, 1952
  • Kirk H. Porter, State University of Iowa, 1953
  • Harry W. Voltmer, DePauw University, 1954
  • Asher Christensen, University of Minnesota, 1955 (on Fulbright)
  • Edward H. Buehrig, Indiana University, 1955 (Acting President)
  • David Fellman, University of Wisconsin, 1956
  • Wilfred E. Binkley, Ohio Northern University, 1957
  • Clarence A. Berdahl, University of Illinois, 1958
  • Jasper B. Shannon, University of Nebraska, 1959
  • Amry Vandenbosch, University of Kentucky, 1960
  • Lloyd M. Short, University of Minnesota, 1961
  • Richard Spencer, Coe College, 1962
  • E. Allen Helms, Ohio State University, 1963
  • William O. Farber, University of South Dakota, 1964
  • John E. Stoner, Indiana University, 1965
  • Clara Penniman, University of Wisconsin, 1966
  • Vernon Van Dyke, University of Iowa, 1967
  • John D. Lewis, Oberlin College, 1968
  • Samuel J. Eldersveld, University of Michigan, 1969
  • Merle Kling, Washington University, 1970
  • John Wahlke, University of Iowa, 1971
  • Leon D. Epstein, University of Wisconsin, 1972
  • Doris A. Graber, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle, 1973
  • Frank Sorauf, University of Minnesota, 1974
  • Charles Press, Michigan State University, 1975
  • Norton Long, University of Missouri, St. Louis, 1976
  • Samuel Krislov, University of Minnesota, 1977
  • Robert Salisbury, Washington University, 1978
  • John Kessel, Ohio State University, 1979
  • Malcolm E. Jewell, University of Kentucky, 1980
  • Samuel C. Patterson, University of Iowa, 1981
  • Dina Zinnes, University of Illinois, 1982
  • Jack Dennis, University of Wisconsin, 1983
  • Lucius Barker, Washington University, St. Louis, 1984
  • Elinor Ostrom, Indiana University, 1985
  • W. Phillips Shively, University of Minnesota, 1986
  • Ada Finifter, Michigan State University, 1987
  • John Kingdon, University of Michigan, 1988
  • William Crotty, Northwestern University, 1989
  • Richard Watson, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1990
  • Marjorie Randon Hershey, Indiana University, 1991
  • Charles O. Jones, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992
  • Susan Welch, Penn State, 1993
  • Lee Sigelman, George Washington University, 1994
  • John Sprague, Washington University, 1995
  • James Stimson, University of Minnesota, 1996
  • Arlene Saxonhouse, University of Michigan, 1997
  • Harold Spaeth, Michigan State University, 1998
  • James L. Gibson, Washington University, 1999
  • Milton Lodge, SUNY-Stony Brook, 2000
  • Robert Huckfeldt, Indiana University, 2001
  • Herbert Weisberg, The Ohio State University, 2002
  • Lee Epstein, Washington University, 2003
  • Virginia Gray, University of North Carolina, 2004
  • John Aldrich, Duke University, 2005
  • Ken Meier, Texas A&M University, 2006
  • Gregory Caldeira, The Ohio State University, 2007
  • Rodney Hero, University of Notre Dame, 2008
  • Jeffrey Segal, Stony Brook, 2009
  • Gary Segura, Stanford University, 2010
  • Bryan Jones, University of Texas, 2011
  • Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Ohio State University, 2012
  • Nancy Burns, University of Michigan, 2013
  • Arthur Lupia, University of Michigan, 2014
  • Edward G. Camines, Indiana University, 2015
  • Paula McClain, Duke University, 2016
  • Jan E. Leighley, American University. 2017
  • Vincent Hutchings, University of Michigan 2018

 

Past Vice Presidents 

  • Jasper Shannon, University of Kentucky, 1950
  • Davis Fellman, University of Wisconsin, 1951
  • John Stoner, Indiana University, 1952
  • Charles W. Shull, Wayne University, 1953
  • Jasper Shannon, University of Kentucky, 1954-55
  • Roy Sherman, University of Akron, 1956
  • Marshall Knappen, University of Michigan, 1957
  • William O. Farber, University of South Dakota, 1958
  • Ivan M. Stone, Beloit College, 1959
  • E. Allen Helms, Ohio State University, 1960
  • Paul C. Bartholomew, University of Notre Dame, 1961
  • Mona Fletcher, Kent State University, 1962
  • Richard Browne, Illinois State University, 1963
  • Arthur Bromage, University of Michigan, 1964
  • Clara Penniman, University of Wisconsin, 1965
  • Orville Alexander, Southern Illinois University, 1966
  • Byrum Carter, Indiana University, 1967
  • Murray Edelman, University of Wisconsin, 1968
  • George Blanksten, Northwestern University, 1969
  • Joseph A. Schlesinger, Michigan State University, 1970
  • Robert J. Steamer, Lake Forest College, 1971
  • Alfred Diamant, Indiana University, 1972
  • Alan Grimes, Michigan State University, 1973
  • John Millett, Wichita State University, 1974
  • Donald Johnson, University of Iowa, 1975
  • John F. Bibby, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1976
  • Louis Masotti, Northwestern University, 1977
  • John Gillespie, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1978
  • Samuel Gove, University of Illinois, 1979-80
  • W. Phillips Shively, University of Minnesota, 1981
  • Kent Jennings, University of Michigan, 1982
  • Richard Watson, Univesity of Missouri, 1983
  • Herb Weisberg, Ohio State University, 1984
  • Beverly Cook, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1984
  • Barbara Hinckley, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1985
  • Ruth Jones, Arizona State University, 1986
  • Michael Preston, University of Illinois, 1987
  • Marjorie Randon Hershey, Indiana University, 1988
  • Nancy Zingale, College of St. Thomas, 1989
  • James Stimson, University of Iowa, 1990
  • Joel Grossman, University of Wisconsin, 1991
  • Emily Gill, Bradley University, 1992
  • Benjamin Page, Northwestern University, 1992
  • Donald R. Kinder, University of Michigan, 1993
  • Arlene Saxonhouse, University of Michigan, 1993-1995
  • Carol Kohfeld, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1994-1996
  • Gregory Caldiera, Ohio State University, 1995-1997
  • Paul Allen Beck, Ohio State University, 1996-1998
  • Virginia Gray, University of Minnesota, 1997-1999
  • Lee Epstein, Washington University, 1998-2000
  • Kristin Renwick Monroe, University of California-Irvine, 1999-2001
  • Bryan Jones, University of Washington, 2000-2002
  • Ted Carmines, Indiana University, 2001-2003
  • Paula D. McClain, Duke University, 2002-2004
  • Henry E. Brady, University of California, Berkeley, 2003-2005
  • John Hibbing, University of Nebraska, 2004-2006
  • Rodney Hero, University of Notre Dame, 2005-2006
  • Gary Segura, University of Washington, 2006-2007
  • Melinda Hall, Michigan State University, 2006-2008
  • Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Ohio State University, 2007-2009
  • Nancy Burns, 2008-2010
  • Diana Mutz, University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011
  • Elisabeth R. Gerber, University of Michigan, 2010-2012
  • Marianne Stewart, University of Texas, Dallas, 2011-2013
  • Joshua Tucker, New York University, 2012-2015
  • Christopher Zorn, Penn State University, 2013-2016
  • Claudine Gay, Harvard University 2014-2017
  • Sarah Binder, Georgetown University 2015-2018

 

Past Executive Councils

1990-1993 Term

  • Bette Evans, Creighton University
  • Wayne Francis, University of Florida
  • James Gibson, University of Houston
  • Beth M. Henschen, Loyola University Chicago
  • Bert Rockman, University of Pittsburgh

 

1991-1994 Term

  • Ted Carmines, Indiana University
  • Russell Dalton, University of California, Irvine
  • Barbara L. Graham, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Allan Monroe, Illinois State University
  • Patricia Bayer Richard, Ohio University

 

1992-1995 Term

  • Donna Bahry, University of California-Davis
  • Jon Bond, Texas A&M University
  • Lee Epstein, Washington University, St. Louis
  • Mitchell Rice, Louisiana State University
  • Jack Van Der Slik, Sangamon State University

1993-1996 Term

  • Karen Beckwith, College of Wooster
  • Pamela Conover, University of North Carolina
  • Susan Hansen, University of Pittsburgh
  • Peverill Squire, University of Iowa
  • Norman Thomas, University of Cincinnati

 

1994-1997 Term

  • Richard Hall, University of Michigan
  • Barbara Perry, Sweet Briar College
  • Wendy Rahn, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Joseph Stewart, University of Texas, Dallas
  • Lettie Wenner, Northern Illinois University

 

1995-1998  Term

  • Allan J. Cigler, University of Kansas
  • Melinda Gann Hall, Michigan State  University
  • Jeffrey A. Segal, SUNY-Stony Brook
  • Lana Stein, University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Nancy H. Zingale, University of St. Thomas

 

1996-1999 Term

  • Linda Bennett, Northern Kentucky  University
  • Nancy Burns, University of Michigan
  • Gary King, Harvard University
  • Herbert M. Kritzer, University of Wisconsin- Madison
  • Kenneth Williams, Michigan State University

 

1997-2000 Term

  • Michael Dawson, University of Chicago
  • Joanna Scott, Eastern Michigan University
  • Barbara Burrell, University of Wisconsin
  • Michael Margolis, University of Cincinnati
  • Steven E. Schier, Carleton College

 

1998-2001 Term

  • James Campbell, SUNY-Buffalo
  • Rod Kiewiet, California Institute of Technology
  • Jan Leighley, Texas A&M University
  • Kenneth Meier, Texas A&M University
  • Marianne Stewart, University of Texas-Dallas

 

1999-2002 Term

  • Stephen Bennett, University of Cincinnati
  • Vicki Hesli, University of Iowa
  • Brian Silver, Michigan State University
  • Joan Tronto, Hunter College
  • Jack Wright, Ohio State University

 

2000-2003 Term

  • Elisabeth Gerber, University of California, San Diego
  • William Jacoby, University of South Carolina
  • Carol Kohfeld, University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Gary Michael Segura, Claremont Graduate University
  • Randolph Siverson, University of California, Davis

 

2001-2004 Term

  • David Canon, University of Wisconsin
  • Jeff Cohen, Fordham University
  • Kathy Dolan, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Diana Mutz, Ohio State University
  • Barbara Norrander, University of Arizona

 

2002-2005 Term

  • Christian Davenport, University of Maryland
  • Georgia Duerst-Lahti, Beloit University
  • Charles Franklin, University of Wisconsin
  • John Huber, Columbia University
  • Catherine Zuckert, University of Notre Dame

2003-2006 Term

  • Suzanna L. DeBoef, Pennsylvania State University
  • James D. Fearon, Stanford University
  • Arthur Lupia, University of Michigan
  • Walter R. Mebane, Jr., Cornell University
  • Dianne M. Pinderhughes, University of Illinois at Urbana

2004-2007 Term

  • Janet Box-Steffensmeier, The Ohio State University
  • Gretchen Casper, Pennsylvania State University
  • John Freeman, University of Minnesota
  • Carol Mershon, University of Virginia
  • Saundra Schneider, Michigan State University

 

2005-2008 Term

  • Paul Brace, Rice University
  • Stacia Haynie, Louisiana State University
  • James Johnson, University of Rochester
  • Lyn Ragsdale, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Christopher Zorn, University of South Carolina

 

2006-2009 Term

  • Claudine Gay, Stanford University
  • Jonathan M. Hurwitz, University of Pittsburgh
  • Mark Peffley, University of Kentucky
  • Laurel Weldon, Purdue University
  • Elizabeth Wingrove, University of Michigan

 

2007-2010 Term

  • Jacqueline DeLaat, Marietta College (2007-2009)
  • Christina Wolbrecht, University of Notre Dame (2009-2010)
  • Johnathan Hiskey, Vanderbilt University
  • Pat Hurley, Texas A&M University
  • Vince Hutchings, University of Michigan
  • Kelly Kadera, University of Iowa

2008-2011 Term

  • Vanessa Baird, University of Colorado
  • Pradeep Chhibber, University of California, Berkeley
  • Todd Donovan, Western Washington University
  • Melissa Michelson, California State University, East Bay
  • Thomas Schaller, University of Maryland, Baltimore

2009-2012 Term

  • Sarah Binder, George Washington University
  • Darren Davis, University of Notre Dame
  • Nolan McCarty, Princeton University
  • Gary Miller, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Tom Rice, University of Iowa

 

2010-2013 Term

  • Matt A. Barreto, University of Washington
  • John T. Ishiyama, University of North Texas
  • Joy K. Langston, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE
  • Jill Locke, Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Elaine B. Sharp, University of Kansas

 

2011-2014 Term

  • Maria Escobar-Lemmon, Texas A&M University
  • Erik Gartzke, University of California, San Diego
  • Stephen Nicholson, University of California, Merced
  • David Nickerson, University of Notre Dame
  • Irfan Nooruddin, The Ohio State University

 

2012-2015 Term

  • Adam Berinsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ted Jelen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Kathryn Pearson, University of Minnesota
  • Daron Shaw, University of Texas, Austin
  • Vera Troeger, University of Warwick

2013-2016 Term 

  • Amit Ahuja, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Jennifer Fitzgerald, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Sunshine Hillygus, Duke University
  • Eric McDaniel, University of Texas, Austin
  • Edward Sidlow, Eastern Michigan University

2014-2017 Term

  • M. Todd Bradley, Indiana University Kokomo
  • Peter K. Hatemi, Penn State University
  • Maggie Elizabeth Penn, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Dave Peterson, Iowa State University
  • Michael Bang Petersen, Aarhus University, Denmark

2015 - 2018 Term

  • Bill Gorton, Alma College
  • Rick Matland, Loyola University Chicago
  • Corrine McConnaughy, George Washington University
  • Rose McDermott, Brown University
  • Kyle Saunders, Colorado State University

Past Secretary/Treasurers

  • Harrold Voltmer, DePaul University, 1947-1953A. LeRoy Bennett, Drake University, 1954-59
  • Harold Zink, DePauw University, 1939-1947
  • Harry R. Davis, Beloit College, 1960, 1962-65
  • Warner E. Mills, Jr., Beloit College, 1961 (Acting)
  • Stephen T. Early, Jr., DePauw University, 1966
  • W.C. Breckenridge Lambert, University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1967-69
  • Morton J. Frisch, Northern Illinois University, 1974-76
  • Ellis Perlman, University of Michigan, Flint, 1977-79
  • Joseph Zikmund II, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1980-81
  • Elisabeth Gerber, University of Michigan 2015-2017

Past Executive Directors

  • Richard Farkas, DePaul University, 1981-1990
  • John P. Pelissero, Loyola University Chicago, 1990-2000