official program is now available. (Updated 3/24/13)
preregister, print the form and mail it with payment to the address on the
form by March 27.
About the Conference
Temple University Harrisburg is
located in Strawberry Square,
an office and retail complex in the heart of downtown Harrisburg. It is walking
distance from the Pennsylvania State
Capitol and from the conference hotel, the Hilton Harrisburg.
2013 PPSA Program Committee
Program Chair: Chris Borick, Muhlenberg College, Phone: 484-664-3444; e-mail
Political Theory: Giacomo Gambino, Muhlenberg College (email: Gambino@muhlenberg.edu)
American Government and
Public Policy: Jean Wahl Harris, University of Scranton (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Judicial Politics and
Constitutional Law: Kyle Kreider, Wilkes
University. (email: email@example.com)
State and Local
Government: Michele DeMary, Susquehanna
International Relations: Mark Sachleben, Shippensburg University
Comparative Politics: Beth Admiraal, King’s College, (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Research: Andrew Miller, Wilkes University.
You can secure PPSA membership (and
member registration rates) for the faculty of an entire department using
the departmental membership form.
Commonwealth: A Journal
of Political Science
Founded in 1987 as a general journal of
political science, Commonwealth
was published jointly with the Legislative Office for Research Liaison
(LORL) of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 2007 to 2010.
2003 Legislative Modernization Roundtable:
Michael Cassidy, “Roundtable
Discussion as Oral History: The Legislative Modernization Panel at the 2003
Pennsylvania Political Science Association Annual Meeting.” Pennsylvania Political Scientist, 2007
History of PPSA
The first 50 years of the PPSA.
· 73rd Annual
meeting in 2012 at Muhlenberg College, Allentown,
· 72nd Annual
meeting in 2011 at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, held jointly with
the Middle Atlantic American Studies Association and the Middle Atlantic Folklife Association
· 71st Annual
meeting in 2010 at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.
· 70th Annual
Meeting in 2009 at Elizabethtown,
held jointly with the Middle Atlantic American Studies Association.
Annual Meeting in 2008 at the State Capitol in Harrisburg
PPSA web site
Includes a history of the PPSA and
general information about the organization as well as links to data sources
and news coverage of Pennsylvania
politics. Dr. Fran Moran of New
Jersey City University is the webmaster and NJCU
hosts the site.