Early Conference Registration Discounts Now Available Through Friday, January 25

The 77th annual MPSA conference will be held April 4-7, 2019 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL USA. Discounts are available for MPSA members, for those registering early and for attendees with reservations in one of the official hotels. Learn more and register for the upcoming MPSA conference. 

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Preliminary Program*

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Scheduling is underway for subfield sections 72-82 and will appear when finalized.


Preliminary Conference Program now Available - The preliminary schedule for the 2019 MPSA conference is now available. The online program is searchable by participant name, session format, section and date/time. You do not need to be logged in to the site to view the conference schedule in the left sidebar. NOTE: Scheduling is underway for subfield sections 72-82 (including Undergraduate Poster sections) and will appear when finalized. 

Rooms are Available at the Official Conference Hotels - We've made arrangements for MPSA attendees at two Chicago hotels: The Palmer House Hilton (our conference headquarters and the center of all networking events) and the Hilton Chicago (bus service provided to sessions). More information on hotel reservations:  www.MPSAnet.org/hotels

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Call for Proposals - 2019 Visions in Methodology (VIM) workshop, being held at The University of Georgia, May 2-4, 2019. Graduate students and faculty at all ranks are encouraged to apply. Find more information about the conference and the application form here:  http://visionsinmethodology.org/conf/2019/  (Application deadline: January 31, 2019)

Call for Applicants and Nominees: The Lamb Prize - The Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science was created to support and reward undergraduate work that highlights innovation and good writing. The Prize is open to undergraduate students at colleges in the United States who are majoring in Political Science or one of its sub-fields. The application deadline is February 18, 2019. Additional information is available at www.lambprize.org.

Call for Panelists: MPSA Professional Development - The MPSA Conference will offer several dozen professional development sessions on topics ranging from "Work Life Balance" to "Getting an AltAc Job" to "Public Engagement and Blogging." These sessions are important for attendees, and you can volunteer by simply going to the following form and selecting one of the sessions on which you are willing to serve. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ProfDevMPSA

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. Learn more and volunteer.