Section History

The Experimental Research Section was established in 2010 after hundreds of members of the political science community signed a petition in favor of its creation. Click here for the announcement of the section’s creation, and here for the meeting minutes for the initial set-up of the section. Click here for the Section bylaws and here for amendments passed in 2015.

The following have served as past presidents of the Experimental Research Section:

2010 – 2011: Don Green

2011 – 2012: Jamie Druckman

2012 – 2013: Shanto Iyengar

2013 – 2014: Alan Gerber

2014 – 2015: James Kuklinski

2015 – 2016: Lynn Vavreck

2016 – 2017: Macartan Humphreys

The following have also served as past members of the section’s council:

Year Council Members
2010 – 2011 Rose McDermott, Mike Tomz, and Lynn Vavreck
2011 – 2012 Don Green
2012 – 2013 Andre Blais, Jamie Druckman, and Jennifer Jerit
2014 – 2015 Kevin Esterling, Alan Gerber, and Jennifer Jerit
2015 – 2016 Jake Bowers
2016 – 2017 Cheryl Boudreau, Jake Bowers, and Nahomi Ichino
2017 – 2018 Cheryl Boudreau and Nahomi Ichino

See below for archived versions of section meeting minutes, presentations, and important section documents: