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 05. Political Organizations and Parties awards to-date »
Emerging Scholar Award
The Emerging Scholar Award is given to a scholar who has received his or her Ph.D. within the last five years and whose career to date demonstrates unusual promise. Letters of nomination for this award should be sent to the committee along with the candidate's most recent CV. Deadline for nominations: Nomination Deadline: March 31, 2022
Jack Walker Article Award
The Jack Walker Award recognizes an article published in the last two calendar years that makes an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties. Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2022
Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award
The Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award recognizes a book published in the last two calendar years (2020, 2021) that made an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.
Nomination Instructions: To nominate a book, please email the committee chair for a list of committee members’ addresses and send a copy of the book to each committee member. Deadline for nominations: February 28, 2022
POP Best APSA Paper Award
The POP/Party Politics Award recognizes the best paper delivered on a Political Organizations and Parties-sponsored panel at the preceding APSA annual meeting.
The Virginia Gray Graduate Research Award
The POP Virginia Gray Graduate Student Research Grant honors distinguished scholar of American politics and mentor of many graduate students, Dr. Virginia Gray. The grant is for graduate student members of POP with research and teaching interests in political organizations and parties presenting their research at the APSA Annual Meeting.
Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award
The Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award recognizes a scholar whose lifetime professional work has made an outstanding contribution to the field. Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2022