E.E. Schattschneider Award

The E.E. Schattschneider prize is awarded annually for the best doctoral dissertation completed and accepted during that year or the previous year in the field of American government.  This award fund was established in 1971.  It carries a prize of $750.

This award was set up in honor of Elmer Eric Schattschneider, a former APSA president and widely published and respected political scientist. 

Nominations for the 2020 Schattschneider Award will close on Friday, February 14, 2020.  Please click here to submit a nomination.

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E. E. Schattschneider Award Committee

Chair: David A. Hopkins
Boston College
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Dr. Pearl K. Dowe
Oxford College, Emory University
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Dr. William G. Howell
University of Chicago
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