About Us

The Southwestern Political Science Association is an affiliate of the Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA). The SSSA also has affiliates in economics, history, international affairs, sociology, social work, and a women’s caucus. The SSSA is the largest interdisciplinary professional organization in the social sciences, and accordingly has national stature and a national reputation. The journal of the Southwestern Political Science Association is the Social Science Quarterly.

For more information about the history of the SWPSA, see the Handbook of Texas Online entry here.