Association for Politics and the Life Sciences
Welcome to the website for the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences (APLS)!
The Association for Politics and the Life Sciences (APLS) is an international and interdisciplinary association of scholars, scientists, and policymakers concerned with evolutionary, genetic, and ecological knowledge and its bearing on political behavior, public policy and ethics.
History of APLS
The Association for Politics and the Life Sciences was founded in 1980 as a as an "organized section" of the American Political Science Association. Soon thereafter, APLS became a free-standing institution, began holding annual scholarly conferences, and launched a scholarly journal, Politics and the Life Sciences.
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 Politics and the Life Sciences is managed by an Editor-in Chief (and staff) in cooperation with the Executive Director.
News & Events
ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences (APLS) will be held October 13 to October 15, 2011 at the Garfield Suites Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio. For registration Click Here NOTE: Pay your APLS dues first, then pay your conference fee the next day. There's a 24 hour time lag. Here is the 2011 Program.
THE 2010 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR POLITICS AND THE LIFE SCIENCES (APLS) was held on October 14-16, 2010 at the Indiana Memorial Union on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington. In celebration of our 30th birthday, the theme of this year’s Meeting was: “Towards Consilience: Thirty Years of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences.” For the program Click Here.
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