Robert A. Dahl Award
Nominations are now closed.
The Robert A. Dahl Award honors an untenured scholar who has produced scholarship of the highest quality on the subject of democracy.
The award is presented at the APSA Annual Meeting and carries a cash prize of $750. The award was established in honor of Dr. Robert Dahl, who served as APSA President in 1966.
Non-ladder faculty members and junior tenure-track faculty at universities and colleges are eligible for the Dahl Award, as are scholars at nonprofit organizations and think tanks, and independent scholars. Scholarship eligible for the Dahl Award includes books, papers, reports, and articles on the subject of democracy.
You may submit one item per nomination:
one book, one article, one paper. You will have the opportunity to upload other supporting documents through this form, such as letters of support for a nominee, or a personal statement if you are making a self-nomination.
If you are nominating a book:
- Individuals: Please contact the publisher and ask to have a copy of the nominated book mailed directly to each award committee member listed below.
- Publishers: After completing and submitting your nomination online through the APSA application portal, please mail a copy of the nominated book directly to each member of the award committee.
Robert Dahl Award Committee
Chair: Rachel Riedl
Institute of Advanced Studies
5 allée Jacques Berque
3807 Military Rd NW
Washington, D.C. 20015
Dr. Imke Harbers
University of Amsterdam
Department of Political Science
PO Box 15578
1001 NB Amsterdam