The Association for Politics and the Life Sciences (APLS) is an international and interdisciplinary association of scholars, scientists, and policymakers concerned with generating, disseminating, and using evolutionary, genetic, and ecological knowledge related to political behavior, public policy and ethics.
The Association for Politics and the Life Sciences in governed by an
Executive Director and an Executive Council elected by the membership.
The publication of the association's peer-reviewed journal, Politics and the Life Sciences, is managed by an Editor-in-Chief in cooperation with the
Council and Executive Director.
Erik P. Bucy, Ph.D., Texas Tech University (2016-2023), Vice Chair
Amanda Friesen, Ph.D., IUPUI (2020-2023)
Matthew Hibbing, Ph.D., University of California, Merced (2020-2023)
Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz, Ph.D., University of Illinois (2020-2023)
Christopher Larimer, Ph.D., University of Northern Iowa (2016-2023), Secretary (2019-2021)
Jordan Mansell, Ph.D., University of Quebec at Montreal (2018-2021)
Gregg R. Murray, Ph.D., Augusta University (ex officio, journal editor)
Patrick Stewart, Ph.D., University of Arkansas (2005-2021), Chair (2015-2021)
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF POLITICS AND THE LIFE SCIENCES:Gregg R. Murray, Ph.D. (2020-2022)
Department of Social Sciences, Political Science
1120 15th St., Allgood Hall N225
Augusta, Georgia 30912 USA
Our History: Founded in 1980
The organization and activities of APLS are governed by a set of bylaws
that were adopted in 1980 and amended in 1988, 1999,
2019, and 2021.