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New Political Science Section Award Recipients


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Christian Bay Award
The Christian Bay Award recognizes the best paper presented on a new political science panel at the previous year’s annual meeting.

2016

Jocelyn Boryczka, Fairfield University
An Anatomy of Sexism:  The Colonized Vagina."

2015

Robert Kirsch, Arizona State University
"Tweets, Retweets, and Tweeting Retreats: Critically Assessing the Digital Revolution as Veblenian Machine Process."

2014

Alix Olson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"Queer(y)ing Permanent Partnership"

2012

M. Forrest, University of Minnesota
The Limits of Political Representation: Anti-Foreclosure Activism and Racial Injustice in the Post-Civil Rights Era

2011

Brian Waddell, University of Connecticut Stamford
That Time Again? Revisiting the Debates Over the Wagner Act

2010

Brooke Ackerly, Vanderbilt University
"Hearing the Voice of the People: Human Rights as if People Mattered"
Jose Cruz, Vanderbilt University
"Hearing the Voice of the People: Human Rights as if People Mattered"

2009

Elisabeth Chaves, Virginia Tech
"The Internet as Global Platform? Grounding the Magically Levitating Public Sphere"

2007

Angelica Bernal, Yale
Power, Powerlessness, and Petroleum: Indigenous Environmental Claims and the Limits of International Law

2006

Immanuel Ness, Brooklyn College / CUNY
"Temporary Labor Migration and the Labor Movement: Globalization and Worker Resistance to Restructuring Information Technology"

2005

Hamideh Sedghi, Columbia University
"Islamization, Globalization, and Gender in Iran: Compatible or Not?"

2004

Dorothee Benz, City University of New York
"Innovative Labor Organizing in a Hostile Climate"

2003

Jennifer Disney, Winthrop University
"The Potential and Limitations of Democratization: Civil Society and Women's Organizing in Post-Revolutionary Mozambique and Nicaragua"

2002

Carl Swidorski, College of Saint Rose
"From the Wagner Act to the Human Rights Watch Report: Labor and Freedom of Expression and Association, 1935-2000."

2001

Chenshan Tian, University of Hawaii at Manoa
"The Reception of Marxist Thought in China: A Chinese Representation of Dialectical Materialism"

2000

Carl Swidorski, The College of Saint Rose
"Political Science and the First Amendment: Ignoring Labor's Role in the Struggle for Freedom of Expression"

1998

Timothy Luke, Virginia Tech
"The Discipline as Disciplinary Normalization: Networks of Research"

1997

Thomas De Luca Jr., Fordham University
“The Future of Democratic Politics"
John Buell, Fordham University
"The Future of Democratic Politics"

1996

Ho-Won Jeong, Ohio State University
"Discourse of Political Economy in Africa"

1995

Gregory Delaurier, Ithaca College
"Class Struggle Without Class: Maoism, the U.S. New Left, and the Demise of the 'Labor Metaphysic'"

1994

C. Hilisi, Indiana University-Bloomington
"From Liberalism to Citizenship in Black South African Political Thought"

1993

Carl Boggs, National University


Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award
The Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award recognizes an activist group, in the region of the annual meeting, that puts the ideals of the New Political Science Section, ’to make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world,’ into practice.

2016 

Urban Tree Connection

2015 

POWER

2014 

Empower DC

2012

New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice

2011

South Seattle Community College

2007

Chicago Living Wage Campaign

2005

Institute for Policy Studies

2004

Lamda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Chicago Office

2003

Ann Kretzton, Kensington Welfare Rights Union


Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award
The Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award recognizes a progressive political scientist who has had a long, successful career as a writer, teacher and activist.

2016

V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona

2015

Terrell Carver, University of Bristol

2014

Timothy Luke, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

2013

Deborah Stone, Dartmouth College

2012

Sanford Schram, Bryn Mawr College

2011

George Katsiaficas, Wentworth Institute of Technology

2010

John Berg, Suffolk University

2009

Laura Olson, Lehigh University

2007

H. Mark Roelofs, New York University

2006

Carl Boggs, National University

2005

Stephen Bronner, Rutgers University

2004

Frances Piven, CUNY Graduate Center

2003

Michael Parenti

2002

Philip Green, Smith College

2001

Bertell Ollman, New York University


Michael Harrington Book Award
The Michael Harrington Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a better world.

2016

Marie Gottschalk, University of Pennsylvania
The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics. (Princeton University Press, 2015)

2015

Naomi Murakawa, Princeton University
The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America. (Oxford University Press, 2014)

2014

Craig Wilder, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities (New York Bloomsbury Press, 2013)

2013

Meira Levinson, Harvard University
No Citizen Left Behind (Harvard University Press 2012)

2012

Joe Soss, University of Minnesota
Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
Richard Fording, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
Sanford Schram, Bryn Mawr College
Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race (University of Chicago Press, 2011)

2011

Michelle Alexander, Ohio State University
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

2010

Marshall Ganz, Harvard University
Why David Sometimes Wins: Leadership, Organization, and Strategy in the California Farm Worker Movement

2009

Stephen Pimpare, Yeshiva University
A People's History of Poverty in America (The New Press, 2008)

2007

Daniyal Zuberi, University of British Columbia
Differences that Matter: Social Policy and the Working Poor in the United States and Canada

2006

Odd Westad, London School of Economics and Political Science
The Global Cold War (Cambridge University Press, 2006)

2005

Katherine Stone, UCLA
"From Widgets to Digits: Employment Regulation for the Changing Workplace" (Cambridge UP, 2004)

2004

Linda Williams, University of Maryland
The Constraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege in America (Penn State University Press, 2003)

2003

Manfred Steger, Illinois State University
Globalization: the New Market Ideology

2002

Peter Dreier, Occidential College
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
John Mollenkopf, CUNY, Graduate Center
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
Todd Swanstrom, Saint Louis University
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century

2001

Stan Luger, University of Northern Colorado
Corporate Power, American Democracy, and the Automobile Industry

2000

John Ehrenberg, Illinois State University
Globalization: the New Market Ideology (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001)

1999

Michael Forman, University of Washington, Tacoma
Nationalism and the International Labor Movement: The Idea of the Nation in Socialist and Anarchist Theory (Penn State Press, 1998)
Teodros Kiros, Suffolk University
Self Contradiction and the Formation of Human Values: Truth, Language and Desire (Greenwood Press, 1988)

1998

George Katsiaficas, Wentworth Inst of Tech
The Subversion of Politics: European Autonomous Social Movements and the Decolonization of Everyday Life
Steven Best
The Postmodern Turn (Guilford Press, 1997)
Douglas Kellner, Univ of California-Los Angeles
The Postmodern Turn (Guilford Press, 1997)

1997

Ira Katznelson, Columbia University
Liberalism’s Crooked Circle: Letters to Adam Michnik (Princeton University Press, 1996)

1996

Sanford Schram, Macalester College
Words of Welfare: The Poverty of Social Science and the Social Science of Poverty (University of Minnesota Press)

1995

Elizabeth Kelly, DePaul University
Education, Democracy, and Public Knowledge (Westview Press)

1994

Stephen Bronner, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Moments of Decisions (New York and London, Routledge, 1992)

1993

H. Mark Roelofs, New York University
Poverty of American Politics: A Theoretical Interpretation (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992) 


Stephen Eric Bronner Dissertation Award
The Stephen Eric Bronner Dissertation Award is presented for an outstanding Political Science dissertation finished within the previous year of the APSA Meeting which exemplifies the commitment to use scholarship in the struggle for a better world.

2016

Dean Snyder, Antioch College
“Commercial Capital and the Political Economy of Agricultural Overproduction.” Syracuse University, 2015 


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