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Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior, Section 32

The purpose of this section is to promote interest in teaching and research on elections, electoral behavior, public opinion, voting turnout, and political participation, both within the United States and in comparative perspective.

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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
Michael Martinez
University of Florida
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Vice-Chair
Elizabeth Zechmeister
Vanderbilt University
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Treasurer
Jennifer Wolak
University of Colorado, Boulder
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Communications Director
Bethany Albertson
University of Texas
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Journal Editor
David Peterson
Iowa State University
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2018 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Yanna Krupnikov
Stony Brook University
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Thomas Leeper
London School of Economic
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Executive Council
Term: 09/2017-08/2019
Patrick Fournier, Universite de Montreal
Shana Gadarian, Syracuse University
Quin Monson, Brigham Young University 

Term: 09/2016-08/2018
Antoine Banks, University of Maryland
Rune Slothuus, Aarhus University
Candis Watts Smith, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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 32. Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior awards to-date »

Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper delivered at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee

Christopher Johnston
Duke University
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Alexandra Filindra
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Shane Singh
University of Georgia
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Scott Matthews
Memorial University
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Emerging Scholar Award

The Emerging Scholar Award is awarded to the top scholar in the field who is within 10 years of her or his Ph.D.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee

Deborah Schildkraut
Tufts University
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Shana Kushber Gadarian
Syracuse University
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Brendan Nyhan
Dartmouth College
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Kevin Arceneaux
Temple University
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John Sullivan Award

The John Sullivan Award for the best paper by a graduate student on a panel sponsored by the APSA Organized Section on Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior at the previous APSA Annual Meeting.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee

Hans Hassell
Cornell College
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Amanda Bittner
Memorial University
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Nicholas Valentino
University of Michigan
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Philip E. Converse Book Award

The Philip E. Converse Book Award is given for an outstanding book in the field published at least five years before.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee

Marc Hetheringon
Vanderbilt University
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Jeffry Mondak
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Sarah Gershon
Georgia State University
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Best Article in Political Behavior Award

The Best Article in Political Behavior is awarded for the best article published in Political Behavior in the previous calendar year.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee

Cecilia Mo
Vanderbilt University
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Ruth Dassonneville
Universite de Montreal
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Ashley Jardina
Duke University
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Graduate Student Travel Awards

Multiple grants awarded to graduate students who are authors or co-authors of papers on a panel or poster session sponsored by the section at the 2017 Annual Meeting.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee

Candia Watts Smith
UNC-Chapel Hill
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Jonathan Winburn
University of Mississippi
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Julian Wamble
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Warren E. Miller Award

The Warren E. Miller Prize is awarded every two or three years for an outstanding career of intellectual accomplishment and service to the profession in the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior field.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: TBA

Award Committee

Tali Mendleberg
Princeton University
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Martin Rosema
University of Twente
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Vincent Hutching
University of Michigan
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Barbara Norrander
University of Arizona
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