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

Carol Anderson
Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies
Emory University

Jamelle Bouie
The New York Times

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

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

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

Aaron Klein
Miriam K. Carliner Chair, Economic Studies; Senior Fellow, Center on Regulations and Markets
The Brookings Institution

Taeku Lee
Bae Family Professor of Government
Harvard University

Paula D. McClain, Chair
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; I. James Quillen Endowed Dean of the Graduate School of Education, Emeritus
Stanford University

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

Mary Waters
John L. Loeb Professor of Sociology
Harvard University