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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
[email protected]

Treasurer
Michael Hail
Morehead State University
[email protected]

Journal Editor
Publius: The Journal of Federalism
John Dinan
Wake Forest University
[email protected]

2017 Annual Meeting
Program Chairs

David Konisky
Indiana University
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Neal Woods
University of South Carolina
[email protected]

Council
Saundra Schneider, Michigan State University
Jeremy Hall, Rutgers University
Duane Milne, West Chester University
Charles Hankla, Georgia State University
Jennifer Wolak, University of Colorado at Boulder
David Robertson, University of Missouri at St. Louis
Paul Manna, College of William and Mary

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, 2017

Award Committee Members

Sandy Schneider, Michigan State University (Chair, [email protected])

Phil Rocco, Marquette University

Sonja Walti, American University

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.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee Members

Jenny Wolak, University of Colorado (Chai, [email protected])

Maria Escobar-Lemmon, Texas A & M University

Lisa Miller, Rutgers University

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.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee Members

Paul Manna, College of William and Mary (Chair, [email protected])

Ann Bowman, Texas A & M University

Jenn Wallner, University of Ottawa

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, 2017

Award Committee Members

Charles Hankla, Georgia State University (Chair, [email protected])

Claudia Avellaneda, Indiana University

Adam Myers, Providence College

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