Announcing the APSA 2019 Council Nominations

The APSA Nominating Committee is pleased to announce its 2019 nominees for APSA Council. Each has agreed to serve if elected.

The call for nominations was circulated among the membership, and outreach specifically to APSA committees and organized sections was conducted. The committee made its decisions after careful deliberation and consideration for the diversity of the field and the varied interests of political scientists. The candidates, along with any additional nominations by petition, will be put to a vote by the full membership via electronic ballot in July. Additional information about APSA elections, including instructions for submitting nominees by petition, is available here.

The 2018-2019 nominating committee is Todd Shaw, University of South Carolina (chair), Scott Gehlbach, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Alan Jacobs, University of British Columbia, Courtney Jung, University of Toronto, Alfred Montero, Carleton College, and Janelle Wong, University of Maryland.

APSA also accepts candidates by petition for Council and officer positions. Petitions must be submitted no later than May 24, 2019 and should be sent to



Janet Box-Steffensmeier

Ohio State University

Vice President

Kerstin Hamann,University of Central Florida

Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton University

Melissa Williams, University of Toronto



Ben Ansell, University of Oxford

Erik Bleich, Middlebury College

Alexandra Filindra, University of Illinois at Chicago

Rebecca Gill, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Soo Yeon Kim, National University of Singapore

David Leal, University of Texas, Austin

Suzanna Linn, Pennsylvania State University

Melanye Price, Prairie View A&M University