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The AAPSS seeks to promote the progress of the social sciences and the use of social science knowledge in the enrichment of public understanding and in the development of public policy. It does so by fostering multidisciplinary understanding of important questions among those who create, disseminate, and apply the social sciences, and by encouraging and celebrating talented people who produce and use research to enhance public understanding of important social problems.
|Thomas A. Kecskemethy||University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Emily W. Babson||University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Mahzarin Banaji||Harvard University, USA|
|Francine D. Blau||Cornell University, USA|
|Felton Earls||Harvard University, USA|
|Paula England||New York University, USA|
|Lee Epstein||Washington University in St. Louis, USA|
|Robert Greenstein||Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, USA|
|James S. Jackson||University of Michigan, USA, Emeritus|
|Robert Keohane||Princeton University, USA|
|Douglas S. Massey||Princeton University, USA|
|Sean Reardon||Stanford University, USA|
|Rogers Smith||University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Thomas J. Sugrue||New York University, USA|
|Kenneth Prewitt||Columbia University, USA|
|Rebecca Maynard||University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Andrew J. Cherlin||Johns Hopkins University, USA|
|Janet Currie||Princeton University, USA|
|Sheldon Danziger||Russell Sage Foundation|
|Greg J. Duncan||University of California, Irvine, USA|
|Claudine Gay||Harvard University, USA|
|Jacob S. Hacker||Yale University, USA|
|Robert M. Hauser||American Philosophical Society and University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA|
|Sherman A. James||Duke University, USA|
|Mary Ann Meyers||John Templeton Foundation, USA|
|Dorothy E. Roberts||University of Pennsylvania, USA|
The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) welcomes proposals for future volumes of The Annals that promote the use of the social sciences to inform public opinion and improve public policy. The Academy seeks proposals with broad, interdisciplinary perspectives on important social issues. Typically, each volume consists of a preface/introduction and 10-12 articles for an average volume length of 279 typeset pages or approximately 250-300 double-space manuscript pages (including figures and tables).
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