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The objective of the Sexuality and Politics Section is to bring together scholars working in a variety of areas within political science to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and to foster intellectual community and expertise within the APSA.
Yearly membership dues: $10.00 for students and $10.00 for other members.
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2018 Annual Meeting
New York University
University of Washington
Term: 09/2017-08/2018Eric van der Vort, Syracuse University
Charles Gossett, California State University, Sacramento
Term: 09/2017-08/2019R.G. Cravens, Bowling Green State University
Jennifer Raymond, Union Institute & University
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 38. Sexuality and Politics awards to-date »
Cynthia Weber Best Conference Paper Award
The Best Conference Paper Award recognizes the best paper exploring sexuality and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.
Previous recipients »
Deadline for nominations: June 15, 2018
Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award
The Best Dissertation Award recognizes the best dissertation on sexuality and politics completed and successfully defended in the previous two calendar years. The award is open to all scholarship that falls under the broad rubric of sexuality and politics, including studies concerning the regulation of sexuality, political responses to the regulation of sexuality, the uses of sexuality as a political construct, the intersections of sexuality with gender, race, and class, or LGBT politics and mobilizations.