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


James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Political Science; Professor of Public Policy

Duke University

Suzanne Mettler


John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions

Cornell University

Mary Ann Meyers


The John Templeton Foundation (retired)

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


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

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