Welcome to our site! Please click on "Conference" to learn about the MSPSA 2019 Annual Conference. 

The Mississippi Political Science Association (MSPSA) is a regional association that encourages academic interaction on topics related to developments in the field of political science as well as political developments in local, state, national, and international governments.  The MSPSA is a member of the Policy Studies Organization (http://ipsonet.org/), which publishes the Politics & Policy Journal. 

Proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables are now being accepted for our 2019 Annual Conference, which will be held on February 8-9 at the University of Southern Mississippi. Click on the Conference tab for additional details.


One of the many highlights of our 2018 Annual Conference at Belhaven University was a panel on The State of Women in Mississippi Politics. From left to right: State Rep. Kathy Sykes, Jackson City Councilwoman Virgi Lindsay, Women's Foundation of MS Executive Director Tracy Devries, State Treasurer Lynn Fitch, State Senator Sally Doty, and Hinds County Election Commissioner Zakiya Summers