Welcome to the web home of the North Carolina Political Science Association. Our Mission is to provide a forum for developing and learning about political science and all its sub-fields. To achieve this mission, we:

  • Sponsor an annual statewide conference held each spring;
  • Distribute a newsletter annually (in the spring);
  • Coordinate contacts at all North Carolina institutions of higher learning.

NCPSA/NCPAA 2024 Conference

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2024 joint meeting of the North Carolina Political Science Association & North Carolina Public Administration Alliance.

The conference will take place March 22-23, 2024 in Asheville, North Carolina at Western Carolina University's Biltmore Park Instructional site, hosted by the Haire Institute for Public Policy and the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at WCU.

There will be a block of discounted rooms available at the Hilton Biltmore Park (more information coming soon)

Registration will be less than $100 for faculty and 25 for students and will include a Friday evening reception, a Saturday luncheon with our keynote address, and refreshments throughout the conference.

To apply to present a paper, organize a roundtable, or otherwise participate, please fill out the form linked here. Please, only one form per presentation.

Please share this Call for Papers (full version linked here) with your network and encourage faculty and students.

Questions? Please contact NCPSA President-Elect, Dr. Christopher Cooper [ccooper [at] email.wcu.edu]