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

Kenneth Prewitt, President
Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs, Columbia University

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

Janet Currie, Treasurer
Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Co-Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University

Susan Fiske
Eugene Higgin Professor of Psychology, Princeton 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

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, Graduate School, Duke University

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

Mary Ann MeyersSecretary
Senior Fellow, The John Templeton Foundation

Dorothy E. Roberts
George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

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