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New Political Science (Section 27)

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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 $20.00 for other members. Subscription to New Political Science included with membership.

Journal: New Political Science; published 4 times per year in hard copy and electronic access form.

Section Counts

Section Officers


Chair
Bradley Macdonald
Colorado State University
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Secretary
Michael Lipscomb
Winthrop University
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Treasurer
Clyde Barrow
University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
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Journal Editor
New Political Science
Jocelyn Boryczka
Fairfield University
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New Political Science
Jennifer Disney 
Winthrop University 
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Membership Director
Robert Kirsch
Arizona State University
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2017 Annual Meeting
Program Chair

Wendy Wright
Bridgewater State University
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Caucus Representative
Daniel O'Connor
California State University, Long Beach

Nancy Love
Appalachian State University

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, 2017

Award Committee:    

Jocelyn Boryczka, Chair

Fairfield University
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William Niemi
Western State University 
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Brian Waddell
University of Connecticut 
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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.

Previous recipients »

Nomination Instructions: Submit nominations to committee chair.

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2017

Award Committee:      

Sarah Surak, Chair

Salisbury University
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Jeffrey Broxmeyer
University of Toledo
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Sean Parson
Northern Arizona University
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Frances Fox Piven (Honorary)
CUNY Graduate Center
[email protected]



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, 2017

Award Committee:    

Laura Olson, Chair

Lehigh University
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Joseph Peschek
Hamline University
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Kenton Worcester
Manhattan Marymount College
k[email protected]


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.

Previous recipients »

Nomination Instructions: All nominated books must have a 2016 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, 2017

Award Committee:    

Katherine Young, Chair

University of Hawaii, Hilo
Political Science
200 W. Kawili St.
Hilo, HI 96720-4091
[email protected]

Courtenay Daum
Colorado State University
CSU-Political Science Department
Campus Delivery 1782
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1782
[email protected]

Ruth Groff
Saint Louis University
Political Science
McGannon Hall, Rm. 148
St. Louis, MO 63103-1024
[email protected]



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.

Previous recipients »

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, 2017

Award Committee:  

Dean Snyder, Chair
Antioch College
d[email protected]

F. Peter Wagner
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
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Andrew Scerri
Virginia Tech
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Stephen Eric Bronner (Honorary)
Rutgers University
[email protected]


Kenton Worcester
Manhattan Marymount College
[email protected]
Kenton Worcester
Manhattan Marymount College
[email protected]
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