New York State Political Science Association 2019 Annual Conference

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The New York State Political Science Association invites proposals for panels or individual papers for our 2019 Annual Conference. Our 73rd Annual Conference will be hosted by Wagner College. Please visit our website at for more information.

We welcome faculty and graduate students proposals from history, philosophy, psychology, gender studies, economics, law, organizational studies, and sociology as well as interdisciplinary proposals. If you are not sure where your paper fits please contact the program chair at

NYSPSA prohibits multiple paper submissions. If you are proposing a paper, please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words. The abstract should include paper topic or research question, approach or methods, and preliminary findings.

We also have a very limited number of panels for undergraduate student. Undergraduate students MUST submit their proposal to the undergraduate section. Please review the guidelines for undergraduate proposals at…

You can also select “Conference” on the top navigation bar of our homepage and select “Undergraduate Paper Submission and Evaluation Guidelines” from the menu. All undergraduates submitting a paper must have a faculty sponsor.

NYSPSA welcomes and always has a large number of international participants. However, we do NOT provide financial support for international participants. We can provide a formal invitation for Foreign Nationals on our letterhead. If you are proposing a full panel please note that individual papers must be accepted (that is, we will require information on the individual papers before a panel proposal can be accepted). Additionally, all proposed panels must have a minimum of three papers and a maximum of five.

In order to submit a proposal please visit our website and select the “Abstract Submission” link on the top navigation bar or in the middle of the homepage.

NYSPSA offers a Best Paper award with cash prizes visit for more information.