Final MPSA 2016 Proposal Deadline is Thursday, October 8

MPSAPaper and Roundtable proposals for the 2016 MPSA conference will be accepted through Thursday, October 8 at

The 74th annual MPSA political science conference will be held April 7-10, 2016 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. There are over 80 sections at the conference, covering a wide variety of subfields, including sections on Research Methodology, Teaching and Learning, and a new section for Literature Reviews. With approximately 6,000 presenters, the MPSA conference has more papers and panels than any conference in the discipline, and all sessions still fit in in one hotel. The conference includes open-bar receptions, formal networking events, organized mentoring opportunities, and access to our extensive exhibit hall.

SUBMIT A PAPER PROPOSAL – You do not need to be a member to submit a proposal or present, but you must log in at to submit a proposal. To retrieve your username and password for the site or to register for a new account, please visit

After submitting your proposal at, you should immediately receive a screen thanking you for your proposal which will include your six digit Proposal ID number as verification of proposal receipt. For more tips on the proposal submission process, please visit

Questions about the electronic submissions process and policies or presentation formats should be directed to MPSA staff at conf (at)