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Canadian Politics, Section 40

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The purpose of this section is to promote the interest in Canadian Politics, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to Canadian Politics and to encourage the cumulation of knowledge about Canadian Politics.

Founded: 2009
Yearly membership dues: $0 for APSA Members who are students and $8.00 for other members.
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion
Website: APSA Canadian Politics Section

Source Counts

Section Officers

Louise Carbert
Dalhousie University
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Vice Chair
Antoine Yoshinaka
SUNY-University at Buffalo
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Ross Burkhart
Boise State University
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Christopher Sands
Johns Hopkins University
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2017 Annual Meeting Program Chair
Dan Cohn
York University
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Term: 09/2015-08-2017
R. Kent Weaver, Georgetown University
Keith Banting, Queen's University
Christine Rothmayr Allison, University of Montreal

Term: 09/2016-08/2018
Luc Turgeon, University of Ottawa
Cristine de Clercy, Western Ontario University
Carole J. Uhlaner, University of California, Irvine


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 40. Canadian Politics awards to-date »

Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award
The Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes scholarship and leadership in bringing the study of Canadian Politics to the international political science community.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee
Melissa Haussman, Chair
Carleton University
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John Courtney
University of Saskatchewan
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Lori Turnbull
Privy Council Office, Canada
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Angelia Wagner
McGill University
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Shaun Bowler
University of California, Riverside
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Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award
The Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award is given to honor a significant contemporary contribution to the scholarship on Canadian politics, or Canada in a comparative perspective, or a comparative analysis of Canada with other countries, particularly the United States.
Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2017

Award Committee
James McCormick, Chair
Iowa State University
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Sam Fisher
University of South Alabama
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David Plazek
Johnson State College
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Lori Hausegger
Boise State University
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Kathy Brock
Queen's University
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