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Sexuality and Politics (Section 38)

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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.

Founded: 2007
Yearly membership dues: $10.00 for students and $10.00 for other members.
Public Discussion List:  APSA Connect discussion

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Section Officers

Chair
Charles Gossett
California State University, Sacramento
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Chair Elect
Melissa Michelson
Menlo College
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Vice Chair
Jami Taylor
University of Toledo
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Treasurer
Bogdan Popa
Oberlin College
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2017 Annual Meeting
Program Chair
Melissa Michelson
Menlo College
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2018 Annual Meeting
Program Chair
Patrick Egan
New York University
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Council
Term: 09/2016-08/2018
Erin Mayo-Adam
University of Washington

Zein Murib
Fordham University

Term: 09/2015-08/2017
Andrew Reynolds
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Ravi Perry
Virginia Commonwealth 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 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 »

Nomination Instructions: Self-nominations are welcome as are nominations from panel chairs and discussants. Membership in the Sexuality and Politics section is not a prerequisite. The deadline for submission is March 1 following the annual conference. Nominated papers must be submitted to each Award Committee Member by the deadline either by email as a pdf attachment.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee:    
Patrick Egan, Chair
New York University
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Zein Murib
Fordham University
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Erin Mayo-Adam
University of Washington
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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.

Previous recipients »

Nomination Instructions: Nominations can be made by chairs or members of dissertation committees or by the author of the dissertation. Membership in the Sexuality and Politics section is not a prerequisite. The dissertation should be submitted to each member of the committee by March 1 following the annual APSA meeting.The dissertation should be forwarded by email in pdf format along with a brief letter in support of the nomination.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee:    
Jami Taylor, Chair
University of Toledo
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Andrew Reynolds
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
[email protected]

Ravi Perry
Virginia Commonwealth University
[email protected]


 

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