2020 MPSA Conference

Join us April 16-19, 2020 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL for the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA).  Home of the American Journal of Political Science (AJPS), one of the top-ranked academic journals in the discipline, MPSA  promotes the professional study and teaching of political science to facilitate communication, develop standards, and encourage research in theoretical and practical political problems.  

One of the largest political science conferences in the country, the MPSA Annual Conference hosts more than 4,500 attendees from 60+ countries, across more than 90 political interest areasThe conference brings together scholars, researchers and decision makers in the political science community to exchange information and address the latest scholarship in political science.

Attendees across the spectrum from undergraduate and graduate students to early-career and established professionals, researchers, and practitioners meet in Chicago to spend four days sharing research, networking, and establishing meaningful connections to the broader political science community.

Program Chairs

Eleanor Neff Powell, University of Wisconsin – Madison;  
Jessica L.P. Weeks, University of Wisconsin – Madison

MPSA is pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to assist scholars with attendance costs. The scholarships include the Graduate Student Travel ScholarshipThe Conference Childcare Scholarship, and the Conference Fee Waiver Scholarship. 

Future Conferences 

2021 Conference, Thursday, April 15 – Sunday, April 18
2022 Conference, Thursday, April 7 – Sunday, April 10
2023 Conference, Thursday, April 13 – Sunday, April 16

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