The American Academy of Political and Social Science is governed by a Board of Directors, which sets broad policies and priorities. The Board includes:

Dominique Brossard
Professor and Chair, Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin

Maria Cancian
Dean of the McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

Claudine Gay
Dean, Faculty of Arts & Sciences; Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government and of African and African-American Studies, Harvard University

Rodney Hero
Raul Yzaguirre Chair, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University

Sherman James
Susan B. King Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Duke University

Taeku Lee
George Johnson Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, University of California-Berkeley

David Leonhardt
Columnist, The New York Times

Rebecca Maynard, Chair
Professor Emerita of Education and Social Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Paula D. McClain
James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Political Science; Professor of Public Policy; Dean of the Graduate School, Duke University

Suzanne Mettler, Treasurer
John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions, Cornell University

Mary Ann MeyersSecretary
Senior Fellow, The John Templeton Foundation

Claude Steele
Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Emeritus, Stanford University, and I. James Quillen Endowed Dean, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Education

Marta Tienda, President
Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies; Professor of Sociology, Emerita, and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Mary Waters
John L. Loeb Professor of Sociology, Harvard University