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Thank you to all who participated in the PAA 2015 Annual Meeting; there were almost 2,300 attendees. We look forward to seeing you again in 2016 in Washington D.C.

The co-chairs of the 2015 Program Organizing Committee were Steven Ruggles, PAA President, and Lynne Casper, PAA Vice President.


Steven Ruggles
PAA President 
University of Minnesota


Lynne Casper
PAA Vice President
University of Southern California

Members of the Program Committee are listed below:

  • Jennifer Ailshire, University of Southern California
  • Ryan Allen, University of Minnesota
  • Zack Almquist, University of Minnesota
  • Ragui Assaad, University of Minnesota
  • Audrey Beck, San Diego State University
  • Lynn Blewett, University of Minnesota
  • Elizabeth Boyle, University of Minnesota
  • Susan Brower, State of Minnesota
  • Benjamin Capistrant, University of Minnesota
  • Margaret Charleroy, University of Minnesota
  • Lara Cleveland, University of Minnesota
  • Ryon Cobb, University of Southern California
  • Kathryn Coursolle, University of Minnesota
  • Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California
  • Jack DeWaard, University of Minnesota
  • Audrey Dorélien, University of Minnesota
  • Julia Drew, University of Minnesota
  • Brian Finch, University of Southern California
  • Catherine Fitch, University of Minnesota
  • Sarah Flood, University of Minnesota
  • Katie Genadek, University of Minnesota
  • Ezra Golberstein, University of Minnesota
  • J. David Hacker, University of Minnesota
  • David Haynes, University of Minnesota
  • Rachelle Hill, University of Minnesota
  • Jennifer Hook, University of Southern California
  • Janna Johnson, University of Minnesota
  • Malia Jones, University of Southern California
  • Erin Kelly, University of Minnesota
  • Sheela Kennedy, University of Minnesota
  • Miriam King, University of Minnesota
  • Deborah Levison, University of Minnesota
  • Carolyn Liebler, University of Minnesota
  • Steven Manson, University of Minnesota
  • Enrico Marcelli, San Diego State University
  • Susan Mason, University of Minnesota
  • Robert McCaa, University of Minnesota
  • Ann Meier, University of Minnesota
  • Phyllis Moen, University of Minnesota
  • Jeylan Mortimer, University of Minnesota
  • Dowell Myers, University of Southern California
  • Michael Oakes, University of Minnesota
  • Theresa Osypuk, University of Minnesota
  • Ann Owens, University of Southern California
  • Joe Ritter, University of Minnesota
  • Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota
  • Emily Smith-Greenaway, University of Southern California
  • Matthew Sobek, University of Minnesota
  • June Sun, University of Southern California
  • Rob Warren, University of Minnesota
  • John Weeks, San Diego State University
  • Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Columbia University

September 26, 2014 . Deadline for submitting papers or abstracts to organizers

October 3, 2014 . Deadline for submitting travel award applications to PAA

November 10, 2014 . Authors are notified of papers accepted in standard sessions or forwarded for possible inclusion in overflow or poster sessions

December 19, 2014 . Authors are notified of papers accepted into overflow or poster sessions

February 16, 2015 . Deadline for making online revisions to abstracts of accepted papers

April 6, 2015 . Deadline for posting completed papers on the program website