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Information Technology and Politics (Section 18)

The purpose of this section is to provide a forum for members with an interest in the use of computers, the Internet, and multimedia in teaching, research, and policy applications in political science and all related subfields and disciplines.

Founded: 1988
Yearly membership dues: $8.00 for students and $8.00 for other members. Subscription to Journal of Information Technology and Politics included with membership.
Website: http://apsaitp.org/
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion
Journal: Journal of Information Technology and Politics; published 4 times per year with electronic-only access.
Newsletter: Information Technology and Politics Newsletter
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
Leticia Bode
Georgetown University
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Vice-Chair
Ben Epstein
DePaul University
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Secretary
Bob Boynton
University of Iowa
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2018 Annual Meeting Program Chair
Ben Epstein
DePaul University
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Journal Editor
Journal of Information Technology and Politics
Mike Jensen
University of Canberra 
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Council
Term: 09/2017 - 08/2019
Filippo Trevisan, American University
David Morar, George Mason University 

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 18. Information Technology and Politics awards to-date »

Best Book Award

The Best Book Award recognizes the best book in the area of Information Technology and Politics. The contest is limited to books published in the previous calendar year.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: TBA

Award Committee
Jesse Baldwin-Philippi, Chair
Fordham University
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Kevin Wallsten
California State University Longbeach
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Warigia Bowman
University of Arkansas
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Best Conference Paper

The Best Conference Paper Award recognizes the best conference paper in the area of information technology and politics. The contest is limited to articles presented at conferences in the previous calendar year.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: TBA

Award Committee:
Jennifer Oser, Chair
Ben Gurion University
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Kathleen Searles
Louisiana State University
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Pablo Barbera
London School of Economics
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Best Dissertation Award

The Best Disseration Award recognizes the best dissertation in the area of Information Technology and Politics.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for Nominations: TBA

Award Committee:
James Dennis, Chair
University of Portsmouth
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Katherine Haenschen
Virginia Tech University
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Kenneth Rogerson
Duke University
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Best Information Technology & Politics Article Award

The Best Published Article Award recognizes the best scholarly article published about Information Technology and Politics. The contest is limited to articles published in the calendar year. The winner will receive a certificate and a check for the cost of one year’s membership in the APSA and the ITP section.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for Nominations: TBA

Award Committee:
Cristian Vaccari, Chair
Loughborough University
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Josh Pasek, Chair
University of Michigan
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Jennifer Connolly
University of Miami
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Learning Innovations Award

This award recognizes innovations in learning technology and pedagogy.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for Nominations: TBA

Award Committee:
TBA

Outstanding Software Development

The Award for Outstanding Software Development recognizes the development of software that advances research and/or teaching in the area of technology and politics.

No Previous recipients at this time »

Deadline for Nominations: TBA

Award Committee:
TBA

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