The Academy of Political Science sponsors conferences and events on important and timely issues. Participants include experts from government, academic, and non-profit sectors.


Academy Forum: The State of American Democracy
January 28, 2021
5:00 p.m.–6:15 p.m. EST
Zoom Event


A Nation Divided and Polarized: Can We Discuss Solutions?
January 21, 2021
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. EST

Book Talk | Americanizing Latino Politics, Latinoizing American Politics
December 10, 2020
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. EST

The History and Future of Planetary Threats: Fareed Zakaria’s Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
December 8, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

The History and Future of Planetary Threats: Nuclear Security Today
November 17, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

Exploring the Misinformation Landscape
October 28, 2020
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. EST

American Politics Speaker Series: The 2020 Election
October 27, 2020
12:10 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Dog Whistle Racism, Race-Class Fusion Politics, and Our Future
October 14, 2020
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. EST

The Case for Identity Politics: Polarization, Demographic Change and Racial Appeals
October 13, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

COVID-19, Race, and the 2020 Election
September 30, 2020
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. EST

Understanding Systemic Racism and Challenges for Policy Change
September 24, 2020
7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. EST

APS | PSQ Virtual Meet and Greet
September 1, 2020
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. EST
Zoom Event

Policing: The Change America is Awaiting
July 23, 2020
7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Book Talk | Downfall: The Demise of a President and His Party
June 25, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Inequality in Good Times and Bad
June 11, 2020
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

COVID-19: The Ongoing Financial Implications and the Long-Term Financial Outlook
May 28, 2020
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Dangerous Speech Pre and Post COVID-19:
Countering Online Hatred while Protecting Freedom of Expression

May 21, 2020
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Reflections on the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage Webinar
April 29, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
New York, NY

Money and Politics Webinar
April 6, 2020
3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
New York, NY

Iowa, New Hampshire, and What's Next
February 14, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
61 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY

The Greater Good Gathering: Technology, the Economy, and the Greater Good
February 6–7, 2020
Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
New York, NY

Fake News and Civic Education: Engaging the Next Generation of Voters, Readers, and Media-Makers
January 29, 2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
61 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY

Big Challenges for the 2020 U.S. Census
November 14, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
New York, NY

The Presidential Election Numbers Game: Primaries/Caucuses and the Electoral College
October 29, 2019
New York, NY

The Greater Good Gathering: Technology, Community, and the Greater Good
February 6–7, 2019
New York, NY

Big Data and Social Science
June 12, 2018
Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

Beyond Housing: A National Conversation on Child Homelessness and Poverty
January 19-20, 2012
New York, NY

Children, Poverty, and Homelessness
January 20-21, 2010
Philadelphia, PA

Symposium on the Presidential Nominating Process and American Democracy
October 23, 2009
New York, NY

It Takes a Community to End Family Homelessness:
New Directions in Best Practices

April 4-5, 2003
New York, NY

Symposium on Electing the President:
Should Americans Have the Consitutional Right to Vote for Presidential Electors?

September 27, 2002
New York, NY

September 11, Terrorist Attacks, and U.S. Foreign Policy
September 11, 2002
New York, NY

Rethinking Homelessness: A Framework for Change
April 6-7, 2001
New York, NY

Threat and Use of Force In American Foreign Policy
October 28, 1999
New York, NY

Independence or Limbo: What does Welfare Reform Have to do with Homelessness
October 25, 1999
New York, NY

Public Opinion, Mass Media, and European and American Foreign Policy
November 19-20, 1998
New York, NY

Fall 1998 Lecture Series

New York, NY

The 50th Anniversary of the Truman Doctrine
March 12-13, 1997
Washington, DC

Presidential Power: Forging the Presidency for the 21st Century
November 15-16, 1996
New York, NY

Washington Abandons the Cities? Trends, Consequences and Solutions
October 12, 1995
New York, NY

Presidential and Parliamentary Democracies: Which Work Best?
May 20-21, 1993
New York, NY

Ethno-Violence and Nationalism in Eastern Europe and U.S. Foreign Policy
December 11, 1992
New York, NY

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Demetrios James Caraley

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