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The purpose of the Urban and Local Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association is to promote interest in teaching and research in urban politics and policy. The section seeks to encourage communication among individuals interested in Urban Politics within the Association and within related disciplines.

Organized sections provide opportunities for APSA members who share a common interest in a particular subfield to organize meetings and coordinate communications under Association auspices.


The 2020 APSA Urban and Local Politics Section award competitions are now open! Please submit your nominations before March 15, 2020. Committee members are listed on the individual award pages.


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