Academic Associations

Academic Associations

  • Academy of Management (AOM)

    The Academy of Management is a leading professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations. Founded in 1936 by two professors, AOM is the oldest and largest scholarly management association in the world. Today, the Academy is the professional home for members from 85 nations.

    Academy of Management
    P.O. Box 3020
    Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510-8020
    Phone: 914.923.2607, Fax: 914.923.2615

  • American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR)

    The American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) is the leading professional organization of public opinion and survey research professionals in the U.S., with members from academia, media, government, the nonprofit sector, and private industry.

    American Association for Public Opinion Research
    One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    Phone: 847.686.2230, Fax: 847.686.2251

  • American Association of University Professors

    AAUP's purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.

    American Association of University Professors
    1012 14th Street, NW, Suite 500
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202.737.5900, Fax: 202.737.5526

  • American Economic Association (AEA)

    The AEA was organized in 1885 in Saratoga, NY. It was incorporated in 1923 in Washington, DC as a 501C-3 organization. Approximately 18,000 economists are members and 4,600 institutes subscribe. Over 50% of the membership is associated with academic institutions, 35% with business and industry, and the remainder largely with federal, state, and local government agencies.

    American Economic Association
    2014 Broadway, Suite 305
    Nashville, TN 37203
    Phone: 615.322.2595 Fax: 615.343.7590


    American Educational Finance Association (AEFA)
    8365 S. Armadillo Trail
    Evergreen CO 80439
    Phone: 303.674.0857, Fax: 303.670.8986

  • American Educational Research Association

    The American Educational Research Association is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

    American Educational Research Association
    1230 17th Street, NW
    Washington DC 20036
    Phone: 202.223.9485, Fax: 202.775.1824

  • American Evaluation Association (AEA)

    The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness.

    American Evaluation Association (AEA)
    16 Sconticut Neck Rd #290
    Fairhaven MA 02719
    Phone/Fax 888.232.2275

  • American Planning Association (APA)

    The APA is a nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning. APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, advance the art and science of planning to meet the needs of people and society.

    American Planning Association
    122 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 1600
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: 312.431.9100
    Fax: 312.431.9985


    American Planning Association
    1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 20036-1904
    Phone: 202.872.0611
    Fax: 202.872.0643

  • American Public Health Association (APHA)

    The APHA is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health. APHA brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers, and other health workers in a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange, study, and action. APHA is concerned with a broad set of issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society, and professional education in public health.

    American Public Health Association
    800 I. Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20001-3710
    Phone: 202.777.APHA (2742), Fax: 202.777.2532

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)

    American Society of Association Executives is dedicated to advancing the value of voluntary associations and to supporting the professionalism of the individuals who lead them. Founded in 1920, ASAE now has 25,000 individual members who manage leading trade, professional, and philanthropic associations. ASAE represents approximately 10,000 associations serving more than 287 million people and companies worldwide and vendors that offer products and services to the association community.

    American Society of Association Executives
    1575 I Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20005-1103
    Phone: 202.626.2723, Fax: 202.371.8825

  • Association of College Administration Professionals (ACAP)

    The ACAP is the fastest growing association in Higher Education today. Since its founding in February of 1995, a total of 3,000 college administrators have signed up as members. The majority of ACAP's college administration members are the vice presidents of business, student services, or academic affairs. Other large numbers of members are controllers, directors of housing, physical plant, human resources, student activities, admissions, financial aid, security and safety, purchasing, college unions, food services, bookstores, auxiliary services, and many other college operations.

    Association of College Administration Professionals
    PO Box 1389
    Staunton, VA 24402
    Phone: 540.885.1873, Fax:540.885.6133

  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)

    The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) is a consortium of university-based programs offering credentials in urban and regional planning. Acting together, the ACSP member school faculty are able to express their shared commitments to understanding the dynamics of urban and regional development, enhancing planning practices, and improving the education of both novice and experienced planners. The ACSP seeks to strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement as well as through participation in the accreditation process.

    Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
    6311 Mallard Trace
    Tallahassee, FL 32312
    Phone: 850.385.2054, Fax: 850.385.2084

  • Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP)

    As a dynamic organization, AEFP (formerly AEFA) needs to tackle the important education finance issues of the day. They are not solely about funding mechanisms and alternative approaches to taxation. Teachers' decisions about where to teach and how to teach strongly affect the cost of education. Moreover, both federal and state policies now link governance and instructional practices directly to finance. Key education finance policymakers also are key policymakers for personnel policies, governance policies, and curricular and instructional policies. Our journal has reflected this link between finance and policy since its inception.

  • Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs

    The Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs is a consortium of programs, organized for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the education of students in the art and science of environmental health practice.

    Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs
    PO Box 15266
    Portland, OR 97293
    Phone: 503.235.6047, Fax: 206.543.8123

  • Association on Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM)

    Part of the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA), the ABFM promotes the advancement and professional development of the art and science of budgeting and financial management in the public sector. Embracing both operational and theoretical concerns, the section addresses issues of reform and adjustment of budgeting and financial processes to meet the administrative challenges of providing public services at all governmental levels. ABFM members receive a quarterly journal, Public Budgeting & Finance. Its newsletter, ABFM News and Views, is published several times a year.

    318 Blake Hall
    University of Kansas
    Lawrence, KS 66604

    1120 G Street, NW, Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202.393.7878

  • Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO)

    AMPO is a nonprofit, membership organization established in 1994 to serve the needs and interests of "metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs)" nationwide. AMPO offers its member MPOs technical assistance and training, conferences and workshops, frequent print and electronic communications, research, a forum for transportation policy development and coalition building, and a variety of other services. Full-membership in AMPO is open to all MPOs and an associate membership is available to all interested parties.

    Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
    1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Suite 608
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 202.296.7051, Fax: 202.296.7054

  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)

    The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) encourages excellence in research, teaching, and practice in the field of public policy analysis and management. APPAM operates through its annual fall and spring conferences, a newsletter, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM). APPAM's membership includes individual and institutional members, practitioners, scholars, and students.

    Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
    2100 M Street, NW, Suite 610
    Washington, DC 20037
    Phone: 202.496.0130, Fax: 202.496.0134

  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

    The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is an international, interdisciplinary membership organization. Members include scholars and nonprofit leaders fostering the creation, application, and dissemination of research on voluntary action, nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and civil society.

    550 West North St. Suite 301
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-3272
    Phone: 317.684.2120, Fax: 317.684.2128

  • Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)

    The Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) represents deans, faculty and students of the accredited member schools of public health and other programs seeking accreditation as schools of public health. Established in 1953 to facilitate communication among the leadership of schools, ASPH has gradually assumed a variety of functions, including: providing a platform for the enhancement of existing and emerging academic public health programs; working with various agencies of the federal government to strengthen public health education and the public health profession; assisting its member schools in the development and coordination of national health policies; serving as an information center for governmental and private groups; and assisting in meeting national goals of disease prevention and health promotion.

    Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)
    1101 15th Street NW Suite 910
    Washington DC 20005
    Phone: 202.296.1099, Fax: 202.296.1252

  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)

    The Association of University Programs in Health Administration is a not-for-profit association of university-based educational programs, faculty, practitioners, and provider organizations. Its members are dedicated to continuously improving the field of health management and practice. It is the only non-profit entity of its kind that works to improve the delivery of health services throughout the world - and thus the health of citizens - by educating professional managers.

    The Association of University Programs in Health Administration
    730 11th Street NW, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20001-4510
    Phone: 202.638.1448, Fax: 202.638.3429

  • Financial Management Association International (FMA)

    The mission of FMA International is to serve the global finance community by: broadening the common interests between academics and practitioners; providing opportunities for professional interaction between and among academics, practitioners and students; promoting the development and understanding of basic and applied research and of sound financial practices; and enhancing the quality of education in finance.

    Financial Management Association International
    University of South Florida
    College of Business Administration
    4202 East Fowler Avenue, BSN 3331
    Tampa FL 33620-5500
    Phone: 813.974.2084, Fax: 813.974.3318

  • International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA)

    IASIA is an association of organizations and individuals whose activities and interests focus on public administration and management with an emphasis on the development and use of human resources. IASIA has a world-wide membership of over 170 institutions in 70 countries as well as several international organizations. The activities of its members include education and training of administrators and managers, and related research, consulting, and publications.

    International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration
    Rue Defacqz, 1, Bte 11
    B-1000 Bruxelles (Belgique)
    Phone: 32.2.536.08.80, Fax: 32.2.537.97.02

  • Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration

    The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration is an institutional membership organization that exists to promote excellence in public service education. The membership includes U.S. university programs in public affairs, public policy, public administration and nonprofit management.

    Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration
    1120 G Street, NW, Suite 730
    Washington, DC 20005
    Phone: 202.628.8965, Fax: 202.626.4978

  • National Tax Association (NTA)

    Founded in 1907, NTA is the leading association of tax professionals dedicated to advancing understanding of the theory and practice of public finance. The NTA is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical educational association that fosters study and discussion of complex and controversial issues in tax theory, practice and policy, and other aspects of public finance. NTA is a 501(c)(3) organization and does not promote any particular tax program or policy. The enormous public benefit that can come from sound tax policy and wise administration is a prime reason for the work of NTA.

    National Tax Association (NTA)
    725 15th St. NW #600
    Washington, D.C.20005-2109
    Phone: 202.737.3325, Fax: 202.737.7308

  • Society for Public Health Education

    SOPHE is an independent, international professional association made up of a diverse membership of health education professionals and students. The Society promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments through its membership, its network of local chapters, and its numerous partnerships with other organizations. With its primary focus on public health education, SOPHE provides leadership through a code of ethics, standard for professional preparation, research, and practice; professional development; and public outreach.

    Society for Public Health Education
    750 First St. NE, Suite 910
    Washington, DC 20002-4242
    Phone: 202.408.9804

  • Urban Affairs Association

    The Urban Affairs Association is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service providers. UAA exists to encourage the dissemination of information about urbanism and urbanization, support the development of university education, research, and service programs in urban affairs, and provide leadership in fostering urban affairs as a professional and academic field.

    Urban Affairs Association
    David Maola
    Executive Director
    College of Human Services, Education and Public Policy
    Center for Community Research and Services
    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19716
    Phone: 302.831.1681, Fax: 302.831.4225