2018 Sponsors

Premier Level

Cambridge University Press dates from 1534 and is part of the University of Cambridge. Our mission is to unlock people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions by combining state-of-the-art content with the highest standards of scholarship, writing and production.


Silver Level

The Charles Koch Foundation provides grants for research and scholarship on issues that affect people’s ability to live meaningful and fulfilling lives. Issues that we’re particularly interested in addressing include criminal justice and policing reform, toleration and free speech, foreign policy, technology and innovation, education, and barriers to opportunity.

The Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University serves as a leading venue for research, resources, and advocacy on college student political learning and engagement in democratic practice. Through research, resource development, and convening, we strive to inform and shift college and university priorities, practices, and culture to strengthen democracy and advance social and political equity.

Celebrating 35 years of independent publishing, Lynne Rienner Publishers is known for its cutting-edge, high-quality scholarly books and textbooks in politics and the social sciences.

MIT’s Department of Political Science brings rigorous inquiry to bear on the world’s most pressing challenges. One of the top Political Science departments in the country, we are advancing cutting edge research and collaborating with policymakers, engineers, and scientists to address today’s global challenges.

We’re here to keep the whole world learning. Our world-class tools, content, products, and services are designed to help people adapt to our changing world, navigate its challenges and opportunities, and ultimately make progress in their lives. Because where learning flourishes, so do people.

Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, is the only honor society for graduate and upper-level undergraduate students of government in the United States. Founded in 1920, Pi Sigma Alpha has grown to over 500 chapters on campuses across the country.

The Program on Governance and Local Development (GLD) at the University of Gothenburg aims to explain variation in governance and local development in an effort to promote human welfare globally. It seeks to develop insights into the role of state and non-state actors, to consider the relationship between local level factors and governance, and to provide policy-relevant findings based on scientifically rigorous research.

The Quality of Government (QoG) Institute at the University of Gothenburg is an independent research institute conducting and promoting research on the causes, consequences and nature of Good Governance and the Quality of Government – that is, trustworthy, reliable, impartial, uncorrupted and competent government institutions.

CQ Press is a publisher that stands behind its values. Connection. We are committed to strong collaborative relationships with instructors, students, researchers, authors, and librarians. Quality. In partnership with our renowned authors and editors, we are dedicated to producing trusted content complemented by original video and meaningful solutions. Purpose. We strive to ignite learning by understanding and responding to the evolving needs of the political science community.

The Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Institute at the University of Gothenburg is a new approach to conceptualization and measurement of democracy. It is one of the largest social science research-oriented data collection programs and a unique database with 450+ indicators and 5 distinct indices of democracy.


2018 Contributors

ASPA Annual Fund

International Political Science Association

Japan-US Friendship Commission

Policy Studies Organization

Princeton University

University of Chicago


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Receive premium visibility with a WiFi sponsorship

WiFi allows attendees to access the conference mobile app, view the conference website and interactive live program, and email other attendees. WiFi sponsors will be highlighted on event signs at Registration, in the program book, website, and in the mobile app. Create a unique password including your company’s name or slogan. Co-sponsorships are available!

Demonstrate your commitment working parents

Sponsor child care for working parents at the event. With your sponsorship, we can provide complimentary child care for parents during program session hours. The sponsor’s logo will be included on the child care registration form and on signage. Co-sponsorships are available!

Download the 2018 Event Prospectus. 

Invest in the future of political science

Support the next generation of thought leaders through the Graduate Student Happy Hour. This fast-growing event is a great opportunity for graduate students to network. Logo recognition will be given to sponsor(s) on signage, in the program book, and on the mobile app. Co-sponsorships are available!

Modernize your brand exposure

APSA is continuing to use electronic, multimedia iPosters. With interactive features like the ability to zoom in on graphics, images, and video clips, iPosters create an enriching experience for poster authors and attendees. Sponsorship of the iPosters will launch your company’s visibility to the next level with unparalleled branding: logo recognition on the iPoster screens, the iPoster website login page, the program book, the mobile app, and on signage.