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Announcement Concerning Changes in the Political Science Program at the National Science Foundation

Earlier this year, the officers of the National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences informed APSA staff and leadership that they are undertaking a restructuring of the Directorate’s longstanding Political Science Program. […]


APSA Council Member, Byron D’Andra Orey of Jackson State University Awarded NSF Research Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Jackson State University researchers a $350,000 EAGER grant to support untested, “high-risk” exploratory research that potentially may yield a “high payoff.” Byron D’Andra Orey is a current APSA […]


Summer To-Do List: Advocate on Behalf of the Profession

APSA is dedicated to promoting strong federal support for political science research and education. The association partners with several coalitions to encourage support for political science and to educate policymakers and the public about the […]

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House Appropriations Committee Passes NSF Spending Bill

On May 24, 2016, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY17 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The legislation funds NSF at $7.4 billion, a decrease of $57 million compared to FY16 as […]