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New Political Science (Section 27)

The purpose of this section is to help make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world.

Founded: 1992
Yearly membership dues: $5.00 for students and $30.00 for other members. Subscription to New Political Science included with membership.
Journals: New Political Science; published 4 times per year in hard copy and electronic access form. 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

President
Nancy S. Love
Appalachian State University
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Secretary
Sarah M. Surak
Salisbury University
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Treasurer
Clyde W. Barrow
The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
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Membership Director
Robert Kirsch
Arizona State University
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Journal Editor
Jocelyn M. Boryczka
Fairfield University
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Caucus Representative
Daniel O'Connor
California State University, Long Beach
Claire Snyder-Hall

NPS 50th Anniversary Task Force Coordinator
Sarah Surak
Salisbury 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 27. New Political Science awards to-date »

Christian Bay Award

The Christian Bay Award recognizes the best paper presented on a new political science panel at the previous year’s annual meeting.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2018

Award Committee

Timothy Weaver, Chair
SUNY Albany
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Wendy Wright
Bridgewater State University
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Cary Fraser
Appalachian State University
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Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award

The Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award recognizes an activist group, in the region of the annual meeting, that puts the ideals of the New Political Science Section, ’to make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world,’ into practice.

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Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2018

Award Committee

Heike Schotten, Chair
University of Massachusetts, Boston
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Kevin Bruyneel
Babson College
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Jeff Broxmeyer
The University of Toledo
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Frances Fox Piven (Honorary)
CUNY Graduate Center
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Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award

The Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award recognizes a progressive political scientist who has had a long, successful career as a writer, teacher and activist.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2018

Award Committee

Mark Kesselman, Chair
Columbia University
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Timothy W. Luke
Virginia Tech 
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Joseph Peschek
Hamline University
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Michael Harrington Book Award

The Michael Harrington Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a better world.

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Nomination Instructions: All nominated books must have a 2017 publication date and cannot be an edited collection. Nominations must be made in writing to the committee chair by the publisher, and all three committee members must receive a copy of the book from the publisher at their mailing addresses listed by April 1st in order to be eligible for consideration.

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2018

Award Committee

Peter Dauvergne, Chair
University of British Columbia
Political Science
C425-1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
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Chad Lavin
SUNY Buffalo
Department of English
306 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
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David A. Schultz
Hamline University
Department of Political Science
1536 Hewitt Ave MS B 1805
Saint Paul, MN 55104
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Richard Meagher
Randolph-Macon College
Political Science
P.O. Box 5005
204 Henry St.
Ashland, VA 23005-5505
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Stephen Eric Bronner Dissertation Award

For an outstanding Political Science dissertation finished within the previous year of the APSA Meeting which exemplifies the commitment to use scholarship in the struggle for a better world.

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Nomination Instructions: Nominations must be made in writing to the Committee Chair by a member of the dissertation committee or a scholar with relevant knowledge of the dissertation, and all three committee members (excluding the Honorary member) must receive a copy by April 1st in order to be eligible for consideration.

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2018

Award Committee

Kevin Funk, Chair
Spring Hill College
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Leonard Williams
Manchester University
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Lucretia Garcia Iommi
Fairfield University
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Stephen Eric Bronner (Honorary)
Rutgers University
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