Ralph Bunche Award


The Ralph Bunche Award is given annually for the best scholarly work in political science that explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism. It carries a prize of $1,000.

View the list of 2013 APSA Awardees

List of All Ralph Bunche Award Recipients

Nomination Information

Books may be nominated for more than one prize, should they meet the criteria.

Individuals: Contact the publisher and ask to have a copy of the nominated book sent to each of the committee members listed below. The deadline for individuals to submit nominations was January 15, 2014.

Publishers: Send a copy of the nominated book to each of the committee members listed below. The deadline for publishers to submit nominations was February 15, 2014.

2014 Award Committee

Chair: Alvin Tillery, Jr.
Northwestern University
Political Science
Scott Hall
601 University Place
Evanston, IL 60208
[email protected]

Vanna Gonzales
Arizona State University
School of Social Transformation
Faculty of Justice & Social Inquiry
Wilson Hall #125
240 E. Orange Mall
Tempe, AZ  85287-4902
[email protected]

Lynn Sanders
Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics
University of Virginia
S185 Gibson Hall
1540 Jeffersn Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA  22904
[email protected]



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