FPA Governance and Leadership

Past Section Chairs

Philip Burgess, Ohio State University 1971-1973
George Antunes, Rice University 1973-1974
John H. Sigler, Carleton University, Ottawa 1974-1975
Steven Salmore, Rutgers University 1976-1977
Maurice A. East, University of Kentucky 1977-1978
Andrew K. Semmel, University of Cincinnati 1978-1979
Roy E. Licklider, Rutgers University 1979-1980
Frederic Pearson, University of Missouri, St. Louis 1980-1981
Eugene R. Wittkopf, University of Florida 1981-1982
Linda P. Brady, U.S. Department of Defense 1982-1983
Lawrence Falkowski, Louisiana State University 1983-1984
Llewellyn Howell, American University 1984-1985
Bruce Watson, Defense Intelligence College 1985-1986
Jerel Rosati, University of South Carolina 1986-1987
Joe Hagan, University of Wyoming 1987-1988
Martin Sampson, University of Minnesota 1988-1989
David Skidmore, Drake University 1989-1990
Valerie Hudson, Brigham Young University 1990-1991
Deborah Gerner, University of Kansas 1991-1992

Past Presidents

Ralph Carter, Texas Christian University 1992-1993
Heidi Hobbs, Florida International University 1993-1994
Donald Sylvan, Ohio State University 1994-1995
Douglas Van Belle, University of New Orleans 1995-1996
Alex Mintz, Texas A&M University 1996-1997
Marijke Breuning, Truman State University 1997-1998
Steve Chan, University of Colorado, Boulder 1998-1999
Steve Hook, Kent State University 1999-2000
Phillip Schrodt, University of Kansas 2000-2001
Jim Scott, University of Nebraska-Kearney 2001-2002
A. Cooper Drury, University of Missouri 2002-2003
Juliet Kaarbo, University of Kansas     2003-2004
Patrick James, University of Missouri     2004-2005
Steven B. Redd, UW-Milwaukee     2005-2006
Jeffrey Pickering, Kansas State University 2006-2007
Mark Schafer, Louisiana State University, 2007-2008
Christopher M. Jones, Northern Illinois University, 2008-2010
Laura Neack, Miami University 2010-2011
Patrick J. Haney, Miami University, 2011-2012
Cameron Thies, University of Iowa, 2012-2013
Stephen Saideman, Carleton University, 2013-2014
Deborah Welch Larson, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014-2015
Klaus Brummer, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg/Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, 2015-2016
Dursun Peksen, University of Memphis, 2016-2017
Brian Lai, University of Iowa, 2017-2018
Susan H. Allen, University of Mississippi, 2018-2019
Timothy Peterson, University of South Carolina, 2019-2020

FPA Charter

The structure, leadership and policies of FPA are outlined in its charter.

FPA Charter