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Information Technology and Politics (Section 18)

The purpose of this section is to provide a forum for members with an interest in the use of computers, the Internet, and multimedia in teaching, research, and policy applications in political science and all related subfields and disciplines.

Founded: 1988
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion
Newsletter: Information Technology and Politics Newsletter
Section Counts

Section Membership Dues

Student Regular
$0 $8
Section Officers

Section Officers

Section Journal

Journal of Information Technology and Politics

JITP_Dec17


Publishes 4 times per year.

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.

All section 18. Information Technology and Politics awards to-date »

 

Best Dissertation Award

Best dissertation in information technology and politics defended since the last APSA annual meeting. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email

Josh Simons 

Harvard University [email protected]
Kevin Wagner  Florida Atlantic University   [email protected]
Jessica Baldwin-Philippi Fordham University  [email protected]

Best Book Award

Best book in information technology and politics published in the previous calendar year (ie 2018 for 2019’s award call). Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Saif Shahin Tilburg University   [email protected]
Jennifer Forestal  Loyola University Chicago [email protected]
Vincent Raynauld  Emerson College  [email protected]

Best Journal Article of Information Technology and Politics Article Award

Best article published in information technology and politics published in the previous calendar year (ie 2022 for 2023’s award call; must have appeared in an issue – articles that are published as online first should be considered for the year in which they are published in their final version). Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email

Guy Grossman

University of Pennsylvania [email protected]
Larissa Doroshenko Northeastern University [email protected]

 

Best Paper Award

Best paper presented in information technology and politics at the previous year’s APSA. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Annelise Russell University of Kentucky [email protected]
Yini Zhang  SUNY Buffalo  [email protected]
Lindsay Cormack   Stevens Institute of Technology [email protected]

Best Student Paper Award

Best student paper presented in information technology and politics at the previous year’s APSA. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Katharina Heger University of Leipzig [email protected]
Benjamin Epstein Depaul University [email protected]
Tom Dobber University of Amseterdam  [email protected]

Best Public Facing Scholarship Award

Best public-facing scholarship published in the previous calendar year (ie 2017 for 2018’s award call). This includes blog posts and popular press publications intended for a brad public audience. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
David Karpf George Washington University [email protected]
Patricia Rossini   University of Liverpool   [email protected]

Best Information Technology Award

The award is granted to the best information technology, open to both hardware and/or software. The following criteria apply:(a) scale: both large-scale projects and smaller software solutions such as Python modules or R packages qualify; (b) recency: software or hardware must have either been created or substantially updated within the past 24 months of the award call posting date; in the case of an update, the submitter must point out exactly what was added and how it substantially advances users' analytical opportunities; (c) resources like datasets, however useful, do not qualify; (d) priority is given to open-source solutions that are re-usable and adaptable Deadline for nominations: Not Awarded in 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
     

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