Leo Strauss Award
Nominations open November 2020.
The Leo Strauss Award honors the best doctoral dissertation in the field of political philosophy.
The award was developed by former students of Strauss' who sought to recognize his extraordinary influence on generations of students and his contributions to the field of political philosophy. He was a major figure in the department of political science at the University of Chicago, where he taught from 1949 to 1967. The award is presented at the APSA Annual Meeting and carries a cash prize of $750.