Students > Careers & Resources >
Associations & Publications
This page offers an short list of professional associations and publications in public affairs.
It is not intended to be comprehensive, and listings do not necessarily
imply NASPAA's endorsement.
American Society for Public Administration
ASPA is a membership association of public administrators at all levels of
Discounted student memberships are available.
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)
A membership association for both institutions and individuals, focused on
research and analysis of public policy and management issues. Discounted
doctoral student memberships are available.
International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
ICMA is the organization for municipal administrators at the local, regional, and state levels. Discounted
student memberships are available.
American Political Science Association (APSA)
The organization of political science
faculty, researchers, and students. Student memberships available.
International Personnel Management Association for Human
The organization that represents human
resource professionals at all levels of
National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)
An organization committed to strengthening the position of
Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE)
Public Administration Times
Public Administration Review
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
(state and local government)
GovLoop (social network for
public sector professionals at all levels of government).