Ad Hoc Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Permanent Headquarters

This committee is no longer active. The work of the committee ended at our Governing Council meeting held at our 2021 Annual Convention. Information is kept and provided here for historical purposes only. If you have any questions on the work of this committee, please contact ISA headquarters.

The Ad Hoc Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Permanent Headquarters is charged with evaluating options for ISA's future Headquarters location.

About the Committee

The Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Permanent Headquarters is an ad hoc committee, created by President Cameron G. Thies shortly after the 2019 Governing Council meeting in Toronto, and was renewed by President Helen Milner in April 2020. Committee members are appointed by the ISA President.

Membership and Terms

  • The committee members serve at the request of the sitting President on an ad hoc basis
  • The committee includes five ex-officio members (President, President-Elect, Past President, Executive Director, ISA Director of Operations)
  • Thank you to our 2019-2020 members who have rotated off the Committee: Nizar Messari, Laura Sjoberg, and Arturo C. Sotomayor.

Committee Reports

The Ad Hoc Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Permanent Headquarters Reports can be viewed here:

2020 Committee Report

2021 Committee Report

Committee Members

T. Clifton Morgan | Chair
Rice University

Mark J. Crescenzi | Member
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

David A. Lake | Member
University of California, San Diego

Carla Martinez Machain | Member
Kansas State University

Laura J. Shepherd | Member
University of Sydney

Cameron G. Thies | Ex-Officio
Arizona State University

Helen Milner | Ex-Officio
Princeton University

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch | Ex-Officio
University of Essex

Mark A. Boyer | Ex-Officio
International Studies Association

Jennifer Fontanella | Ex-Officio
International Studies Association