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American Academy of Political and Social Science

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1889. "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."

Official Website:
http://www.aapss.org/

Location:
Philadelphia, PA

Founding Date:
1889

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sissela Bok
Scholar
2-Dec-1934   Ethicist
Edward Bouchet
Physicist
15-Sep-1852 28-Oct-1918 First African-American PhD
Emmet D. Boyle
Politician
26-Jul-1879 3-Jan-1926 Governor of Nevada, 1915-23
Stephen B. Burbank
Educator
c. 1946   UPenn Law Professor
Amy Gutmann
Educator
1949   President, University of Pennsylvania
Herbert Hoover
Head of State
10-Aug-1874 20-Oct-1964 31st US President, 1929-33
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Scholar
24-Nov-1946   Annenberg Public Policy Center
Thomas Kennedy
Labor Leader
2-Nov-1887 19-Jan-1963 UMW President, 1960-63
Morris E. Leeds
Business
6-Mar-1869 8-Feb-1952 Leeds & Northrup Co.
Breckinridge Long
Diplomat
16-May-1881 26-Sep-1958 US Ambassador to Italy, 1933-36
Elinor Ostrom
Sociologist
7-Aug-1933 12-Jun-2012 Common-pool resources
Nell Irvin Painter
Historian
2-Aug-1942   Creating Black Americans
Jaroslav Pelikan
Historian
17-Dec-1923 13-May-2006 The Christian Tradition
Frances Perkins
Government
10-Apr-1882 14-May-1965 First female US cabinet member
Diane Ravitch
Government
1-Jul-1938   Education reformer
Lester Frank Ward
Sociologist
18-Jun-1841 18-Apr-1913 Dynamic Sociology
Oliver E. Williamson
Economist
27-Sep-1932   Transaction cost economics


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