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Sexuality and Politics Section Award Recipients

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Cynthia Weber Best Conference Paper Award
Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award


Cynthia Weber Best Conference Paper Award

The Cynthia Weber Best Conference Paper Award recognizes the best paper exploring sexuality and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

2020 Anne Louise Schotel. University of Amsterdam
"Bye Bye Binary: The political making of a third sex in Germany and the Netherlands"
2020 Liza Mügge, University of Amsterdam
"Bye Bye Binary: The political making of a third sex in Germany and the Netherlands"
2019

H. Howell Williams, Western Connecticut State University
“From Family Values to Religious Freedom: Tracing Conservative Opposition to Gay Rights.”

2018 R.G. Cravens, Bowling Green State University
“Out for Social Justice: Predicting Queer & Liberationist Public Attitudes.” APSA 2017.
2017  Douglas Page, Gettysburg College
"When do Voters Support the European Union's Involvement in Gay Rights?"
2016 Joseph J. Fischel, Yale University 
“Disabling Consent, or Reconstructing Sexual Autonomy.” Columbia Journal of Gender Equality (vol. 30, no. 2, 2015)
2016 Hilary R. O'Connell, AccessMatters.Org 
“Disabling Consent, or Reconstructing Sexual Autonomy.” Columbia Journal of Gender Equality (vol. 30, no. 2, 2015)
2015 Drew Walker, Brown University
“The Queer Politics of Possibility”
2014 R. Steven Daniels, California State University, Bakersfield
"The Tipping Point: Attitudes on Same-Sex Marriage in the United States, 1998-2012."
2012 Abouzar Nasirzadeh, University of Toronto
Desire Re-Cast: The Production of Gay Identity in Iran
2012 Kate Korycki, University of Toronto
Desire Re-Cast: The Production of Gay Identity in Iran
2011 Beth Jamieson, Princeton University
Fixing Gender: Gender Classifications, Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Prisoners, and the Politics of Law

 


Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award

The Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award recognizes the best dissertation on sexuality and politics completed and successfully defended in the previous two calendar years. The award is open to all scholarship that falls under the broad rubric of sexuality and politics, including studies concerning the regulation of sexuality, political responses to the regulation of sexuality, the uses of sexuality as a political construct, the intersections of sexuality with gender, race, and class, or LGBT politics and mobilizations.

2020 Camilla S. Reuterswärd, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Party Competition, the Catholic Church, and Moral Gender Policy in Mexico”

2019

Joanna Wuest, University of Pennsylvania
“Born this Way: Scientific Authority and Citizenship in the American LGBTQ Movement.”

2018 Erin Mayo-Adam, Hunter College
“Queer Alliances: Paradoxes and Power in the Formation of Rights-Based Movement Coalitions.” University of Washington, 2018.
2017 Zein Murib, Fordham University
"Brokering Identity: Exploring the Construction of LGBT Political Identity and Interests in U.S. Politics." 
2016  Satoko Itani, University of Toronto
Japanese Female and 'Trans' Athletes: Negotiating Subjectivity and Media Constructions of Gender, Sexuality, and Nation.” University of Toronto, 2015 
2016 Carly Thomsen, University of California, Santa Barbara
Unbecoming: Visibility Politics and Queer Rurality.” University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014 
2015  Bogdan Popa, Oberlin College
“Parting Company with the Opinion of the World”: Shame and Political Agency in Nineteenth Century Anglo-American Feminism” 
2014 Phillip Ayoub, Cornell University
"When States 'Come Out': The Politics of Visibility and the Diffusion of Sexual Minority Rights in Europe"
2011 Jeremiah Garretson, Vanderbilt University
Changing Media, Changing Minds: The Lesbian and Gay Movement, Television and Public Opinion
2011 Sami Zeidan, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Navigating International Rights and Local Politics: Sexuality Governance in a Post-Colonial Setting