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Conflict Processes (Section 7)

The purpose of this section is to be a forum for the study of any and all forms of political conflict both within and between nation-states.

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Section Officers

Chair
Michaela Mattes
University of California, Berkeley
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Treasurer
Katja Kleinberg
Binghamton University
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2018 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Matthew Fuhrmann
Texas A&M University
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Emily Hencken Ritter
University of California, Merced
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Council
Term: 09/2016-08/2018
Paul Poast, University of Chicago
Krista Wiegand, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Term: 09/2017-08/2019
Govinda Clayton, ETH Zurich
Molly Melin, Loyola University Chicago

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.

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Best Book Award

Given every two years for the book making the most outstanding contributions to the study of any and all forms of political conflict, either within or between nation-states, published in the two calendar years prior to the year in which the award is given. Edited volumes and textbooks are not eligible for the award. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair, and a copy of the book should be sent to each member of the award committee.

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Deadline for nominations: March 15, 2018

Award Committee
Scott Straus, Chair
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Sarah Croco
University of Maryland, College Park
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Scott Wolford
University of Texas, Austin
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Best Paper Award

This award is given annually for the best paper written by one or more untenured scholars (graduate students, post-docs, or faculty) and presented as part of a conflict processes sponsored panel or poster session at the previous annual meeting. Papers are eligible only if all authors are untenured at the time the paper is presented. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged.

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Nomination Instructions: Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair.

Deadline for nominations: October 15, 2017

Award Committee
Krista Wiegand, Chair
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Neil Narang
University of California, Santa Barbara
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Daina Chiba
University of Essex
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J. David Singer Data Innovation Award

The J. David Singer Data Innovation Award is given for the best data contribution to the study of any and all forms of political conflict, either within or between nation-states. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. This is a biennial award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement award is given every other year in recognition of scholarly contributions that have fundamentally improved the study of conflict processes.

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