Committees

Committees

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The Diversity Committee's mission is: a) to promote and facilitate diversity within the section, especially with regard to women and other other underrepresented groups within political methodology; b) to improve the professional visibility of women and other minorities within the political methodology field; and c) to monitor and provide oversight with respect to these goals.

  • Molly Roberts (University of California, San Diego, chair)
  • Cassy Dorff (Vanderbilt University)
  • Alison Craig (University of Texas)
  • Ted Enamorado (University of North Carolina)
  • Michelle Torres (Rice University)

Corporate Relations Committee

The corporate relations committee helps the society develop mutually beneficial relationships with various companies and other non-academic organizations. The goal of these relationships is to attract sponsorships, facilitate research collaboration, and promote intellectual exchanges.

  • Arthur Spirling (NYU, chair)
  • Phil Schrodt (Parus Analytical Systems)
  • Erin Harman (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Pablo Barbera (University of Southern California, Facebook)
  • Ryan McMahon (Google)

Internationalization Committee

The internationalization committee helps the society develop and implement initiatives that further internationalize the society. The activities that foster internationalization include conferences, summer school teaching, and academic exchange programs. The committee consists of the members of the society from various regions of the world.

  • Santiago Olivella (University of North Carolina, chair)
  • Jake Bowers (University of Illinois)
  • Xun Pang (Tsinghua University)
  • Vera Troeger (University of Hamburg)
  • John Londregan (Princeton University)
  • Santiago López-Cariboni (Universidad Católica del Uruguay)
  • Susan Hyde (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Ines Levin (University of California, Irvine)

Nominations Committee

The nominations committee makes recommendations to the President for filling each of the Society’s award committees and one nomination for each elective office to be filled every two years. The Nominating Committee shall make its report to the President by May 30. The Chair of the Nominating Committee or his or her designee shall present the Committee’s slate of nominees for each elective office to the Annual Business Meeting.

  • Matt Blackwell (Harvard University, chair)
  • Jennifer Victor (George Mason University)
  • Rachel Blum (Miami University)
  • Paul Kellstedt (Texas A&M University)
  • Lonna Atkeson (University of New Mexico)
  • Rob Franzese (University of Michigan)

Publications Committee

The Publications Committee is an advisory board concerning publication of Political Analysis and The Political Methodologist. The committee is charged with overseeing and negotiating the contract with the publisher of Political Analysis and nominating and contacting potential future editors for both publications. These two publications are vitally important to the section's membership.

  • Mike Alvarez (CalTech, chair)
  • Marisa Abrajano (University of California, San Diego)
  • Rocio Titiunik (Princeton University)
  • Chad Hazlett (University of California, Los Angeles)

Long-Range Planning Committee

The Long-Range Planning Committee is charged with planning for the growth and institutionalization of the section. The committee is charged with looking 5, 10, and 20 years ahead to see how we can continue our reputation of innovating for the betterment of the section.

  • Jonathan Katz (CalTech, chair)
  • Jonathan Nagler (NYU)
  • Kosuke Imai (Harvard University)
  • Rocio Titiunik (Princeton University)
  • Gary King (Harvard University)