MPSA 2018 Subfields, Undergraduate Posters, and Working Groups - Due: December 8, 2017

The 76th annual MPSA conference will be held April 5-8, 2018 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL USA. 

Papers, Roundtables, and Complete Panel Proposal Deadline EXTENDED: October 13, 2017 

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Conference Updates

MPSA 2018 Subfields, Undergraduate Posters, and Working Groups - Due: December 8, 2017 - Subfields, undergraduate posters, and working group proposals are now accepted for the 76th Annual MPSA conference, April 5-8, 2018 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. View the complete submission guidelines.

Call for Panelists: MPSA Professional Development Roundtables -  MPSA seeks to organize a series of roundtable sessions for the 76th annual conference on topics including public engagement, career development, publishing, teaching, and research methods. Learn more about the opportunity and volunteer your expertise as a panelist.

Volunteer to Serve as a Discussant or Chair - We want to be sure that a discussant is available to provide feedback on all of the research presented at the upcoming MPSA conference. Please consider volunteering your expertise to demonstrate your support of your colleagues in the discipline. Log in to the MPSA website to volunteer via the conference proposal system. Assignment notifications will be sent in November.

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. 

NSF Dear Colleague Letter (9/26/17) - The National Science Foundation has just issued a new Dear Colleague Letter on the Science of Broadening Participation. This DCL focuses on research that will contribute to the overall understanding of the positive and negative factors impacting the participation of underrepresented individuals in STEM education and careers. (For this DCL, the social and behavioral sciences are considered STEM disciplines.) If you have any questions, feel free to contact Brian Humes at For further information please see the DCL.pdf.

NSF Extends Application Deadline for 

Division Director, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, SBE The BCS Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Division and implementing overall strategic planning. Application deadline is October 29, 2017. Learn more and apply.

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