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Politics and History (Section 24)

The purpose of this section is to bring together political scientists interested in historical issues and problems drawing from almost every traditional disciplinary subfield.

Founded: 1989
Yearly membership dues: $10.00 for students and $10.00 for other members.
Journal: CLIO Newsletter of Politics and History

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
Marie Gottschalk
University of Pennsylvania
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Chair-Elect
Kimberley Johnson
Barnard College
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Secretary/Treasurer
Paul Frymer
Princeton University
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2017 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Naomi Murakawa
Princeton University
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Kent Eaton
University of California, Santa Cruz
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Journal Editor Shamira Gelbman
Wabash College
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Council
Term: 09/2015-08/2017 Nancy Bermeo, Oxford University
Catherine Boone, London School of Economics
Alan Jacobs, University of British Columbia
Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University

Term: 09/2016-08/2018 Fredrick Harris, Columbia University
Ken Roberts, Cornell University
Alan Jacobs, University of British Columbia
Anna Grzymala-Busse, Stanford 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 24. Politics and History awards to-date »

J. David Greenstone Book Prize

The J. David Greenstone Book Prize recognizes the best book in history and politics in the past two calendar years.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Nomination Instructions: Authors should arrange for a copy of their book to be sent to each member of the committee by March 1, 2017. Only books published in 2015 and 2016 will be considered.

Award Committee

Julie Novkov, Chair
Department of Political Science
Department of Political Science
106A Milne Hall
135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
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Monica Prasad
Department of Sociology
Northwestern University
1810 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60208
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Rebecca Thorpe
Department of Political Science
University of Washington
101 Gowen Hall Box 353530
Seattle, WA 98195
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Jeffrey Winters
Department of Political Science
Northwestern University
403 Scott Hall
601 University Place
Evanston, IL 60208
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Mary Parker Follett Prize

The Mary Parker Follett Prize recognizes the best article on Politics and History published in the previous year.

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Nomination Instructions: To nominate an article for this award, send to each member of the committee an electronic copy of the article.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee

Dara Strolovitch, Chair
Princeton University
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Cheng Chen
University at Albany, SUNY
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Deondra Rose
Duke University
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Bo Rothstein
University of Oxford
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Walter Dean Burnham Disseration Award

The Walter Dean Burnham Award is given for the best dissertation in the field of Politics and History.

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Nomination Instructions: The committee welcomes nominations of outstanding dissertation from Ph.D.s awarded in the previous two calendar years. To nominate a dissertation for this award, send the committee an electronic copy of the dissertation and arrange for a supportive letter from the advisor or other faculty member of the dissertation committee.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee

Bartholomew Sparrow, Chairr
University of Texas at Austin
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Michael Fortner
City University of New York
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Kanta Murali
University of Toronto
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