At the recent convention of the International Studies Association in San Francisco 3–6 April, Håvard Hegre was elected Chair of the SSIP (Scientific Study of International Processes) section of the ISA. Every year, this section sponsors a number of sessions where PRIOites present papers. To our knowledge, it’s the first time this section has a chair from outside North America.

At the same convention, Scott Gates took office for a two-year period term on ISA’s Long-Range Planning Committee and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch for a three-year term on the Publications Committee. Henrik Urdal and Scott Gates remain on the board of the Political Demography section.

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch is currently serving as ISA Vice President Elect, while Henrik Urdal is member of the ISA Governing Council and its Executive Committee.

A number of PRIOites are members of the various editorial boards of the six ISA journals.