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Sexuality and Politics Section Award Recipients


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Cynthia Weber Best Conference Paper Award
The Cynthia Weber Best Conference Paper Award recognizes the best paper exploring sexuality and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

2016  Joseph J. Fischel, Yale University 
Disabling Consent, or Reconstructing Sexual Autonomy.Columbia Journal of Gender Equality (vol. 30, no. 2, 2015)
2016  Hilary R. O'Connell, AccessMatters.Org 
Disabling Consent, or Reconstructing Sexual Autonomy.Columbia Journal of Gender Equality (vol. 30, no. 2, 2015)
2015  Drew Walker, Brown University
“The Queer Politics of Possibility” 
2014 R. Steven Daniels, California State University, Bakersfield
"The Tipping Point: Attitudes on Same-Sex Marriage in the United States, 1998-2012."
2012 Abouzar Nasirzadeh, University of Toronto
Desire Re-Cast: The Production of Gay Identity in Iran
2012 Kate Korycki, University of Toronto
Desire Re-Cast: The Production of Gay Identity in Iran
2011 Beth Jamieson, Princeton University
Fixing Gender: Gender Classifications, Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Prisoners, and the Politics of Law

Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award
The Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award recognizes the best dissertation on sexuality and politics completed and successfully defended in the previous two calendar years. The award is open to all scholarship that falls under the broad rubric of sexuality and politics, including studies concerning the regulation of sexuality, political responses to the regulation of sexuality, the uses of sexuality as a political construct, the intersections of sexuality with gender, race, and class, or LGBT politics and mobilizations.


2016
 

Satoko Itani, University of Toronto 
Japanese Female and 'Trans' Athletes: Negotiating Subjectivity and Media Constructions of Gender, Sexuality, and Nation.” University of Toronto, 2015
2016  Carly Thomsen, University of California, Santa Barbara 
Unbecoming: Visibility Politics and Queer Rurality.” University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014
2015  Bogdan Popa, Oberlin College
“Parting Company with the Opinion of the World”: Shame and Political Agency in Nineteenth Century Anglo-American Feminism” 
2014 Phillip Ayoub, Cornell University
"When States 'Come Out': The Politics of Visibility and the Diffusion of Sexual Minority Rights in Europe"
2011 Jeremiah Garretson, Vanderbilt University
Changing Media, Changing Minds: The Lesbian and Gay Movement, Television and Public Opinion
2011 Sami Zeidan, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Navigating International Rights and Local Politics: Sexuality Governance in a Post-Colonial Setting


 

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