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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 Elect
Elizabeth Zechmeister
Vanderbilt University
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Treasurer
Jennifer Wolak
University of Colorado, Boulder
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Communications Director
Patrick Egan
New York University
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Journal Editor
David Peterson
Iowa State University
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2017 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
John Barry Ryan
Stony Brook University
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Tiffany Barnes
University of Kentucky
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Executive Council
Term: 09/2015-08/2017 Jason Barabas, Stony Brook University
Nick Valentino, University of Michigan
Jane Green, University of Manchester

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, 2017

Award Committee

Michael Bang Peterson, Chair
Aarhus University
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Bonnie Meguid
Rochester University
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Lisa Vetter
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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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, 2017

Award Committee

Lonna Atkeson, Chair
University of New Mexico
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Ernesto Calvo
University of Maryland
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Rosalee Clawson
Purdue 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, 2017

Award Committee

Paul Gronke, Chair
Reed College
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Rosario Aguilar
CIDE
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Michael Tesler
University of California, Irvine
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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, 2017

Award Committee

Andrea Campbell, Chair
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Shana K. Gadarian
Syracuse University
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Jonathan Weiler
University of North Carolina
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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, 2017

Award Committee

David Peterson, Chair
Iowa State University
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Cecilia Mo
Vanderbilt University
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Laura Stephenson
Western Ontario 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, 2017

Award Committee

Jane Green, Co-Chair
University of Manchester
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Neil Malhotra, Co-Chair
Stanford University
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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: Not to be awarded in 2017.

Award Committee

Not to be awarded in 2017.

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