Victoria Schuck Award

The Victoria Schuck Award is given annually for the best book published on women and politics.  It carries a prize of $1,000.

Established to honor Victoria Schuck's life-long commitment to women and politics, this prize recognizes and encourages research and publication in this field.  Schuck earned her PhD in 1937 from Stanford University and played a leading role in opening doors for women in the profession.  She was not only an outstanding mentor for women, but her service in senior administrative roles at Mt Holyoke College and Mount Vernon College opened doors for future generations of women leaders.

Nominating Information

Books may be nominated for more than one prize, should they meet the criteria.

Individuals: Contact the publisher and ask to have a copy of the nominated book sent to each of the committee members listed below

Publishers: Send a copy of the nominated book to each of the committee members listed below.  Please submit information through APSA's form prior to sending book copies to the committee so that APSA can track the works that have been nominated. 

List of all Victoria Schuck Award Recipients

2019 Award Committee

Chair: Eileen McDonagh
Northeastern University
Political Science
Meserve Hall 303
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
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Dara Kay Cohen
Harvard University
79 JFK Street
Mailbox 74
Cambridge, MA 02138
[email protected]

Samantha Majic
C/O Dept of Political Science
John Jay College
524 W 59th St
New York, NY 10019
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