Canadian Politics (Section 40)

The purpose of this section is to promote the interest in Canadian Politics, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to Canadian Politics and to encourage the cumulation of knowledge about Canadian Politics.

Founded: 2009
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion
Website: APSA Canadian Politics Section

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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.

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Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award

The Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award is given to honor a significant contemporary contribution to the scholarship on Canadian politics, or Canada in a comparative perspective, or a comparative analysis of Canada with other countries, particularly the United States. Nomination Instructions: Books dealing with Canadian politics, or incorporating Canada as a significant case in a comparative political analysis, that were published between 2017-2021 are eligible for consideration. Deadline for nominations: April 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Luc Turgeon, Chair  University of Ottawa [email protected]
Catherine Xhardez   Vrije Universiteit Brussel   [email protected]
Anthony Sayers   University of Calgary   [email protected]

Mildred A. Schwartz Award

The Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award goes to scholars who have made significant contributions through their career to the study of Canadian politics, either through development of political analysis of Canada or through incorporating Canada as a significant case in comparative political analyses. Deadline for nominations: June 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Laura B. Stephenson, Chair Western University [email protected]
David Lublin         American University [email protected]