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Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations (Section 1)

The purpose of this section is to plan, develop, and implement professional activities for association members with interests in federalism, intergovernmental relations and state and local government.

Founded: 1983
Yearly membership dues: $25.00 for students and $25.00 for other members. Subscription to Publius/Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations included with membership.
Journal: Publius: The Journal of Federalism; published 4 times per year.
Section Counts

Organized sections provide opportunities for APSA members who share a common interest in a particular subfield to organize meetings and coordinate communications under Association auspices.

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Section Officers

Chair
Andrew Karch
University of Minnesota
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Secretary
Michael Hail
Morehead State University
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Treasurer
Michael Hail
Morehead State University
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Journal Editor
Publius: The Journal of Federalism
John Dinan
Wake Forest University
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2018 Annual Meeting
Program Chair

Philip Rocco
Marquette University
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Council
Jeremy Hall, Rutgers University
Duane Milne, West Chester University
Jennifer Wolak, University of Colorado at Boulder
David Robertson, University of Missouri at St. Louis
Paul Manna, College of William and Mary
Mona Vakilifathi, New York University
Paul Nolette, Marquette University
Srinivas Parinandi, University of Colorado

Section Awards

Section awards are presented during the APSA annual meeting awards ceremony. To learn more about any award listed, contact the award committee chair for the award.

All section 01. Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations awards to-date »

Martha Derthick Book Award

The Martha Derthick Book Award is conferred for the best book published at least 10 years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee Members

Paul Nolette, Chair
Marquette University
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Barry Rabe
University of Michigan
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Maria Escobar-Lemmon
Texas A&M University
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Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award

The Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award is conferred for the best paper in the field of federalism and intergovernmental relations presented at the previous year's annual meeting of the APSA.

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Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee Members

Charles Hankla, Chair
Georgia State University
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Mona Vakilifathi
New York University
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Jason Sorens
Dartmouth College
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Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award

The Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award recognizes distinguished scholarly contributions to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

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Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee Members

Jennifer Wolak, Chair
University of Colorado
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Craig Volden
University of Virginia
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Gary Marks
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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John Kincaid Best Article Award

The John Kincaid Best Article Award is conferred on the author(s) of the best article published in Publius: The Journal of Federalism in the previous year.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee Members

Srinivas Parinandi, Chair
University of Colorado
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Duane Milne
West Chester University
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Vladimir Kogan
The Ohio State University
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