Carey McWilliams Award
Nominations are now closed.
The Carey McWilliams Award honors a major journalistic contribution to our understanding of politics.
The award is presented at the APSA Annual Meeting and carries a cash prize of $750. The award was established in honor of Dr. McWilliams’s intellectual forthrightness and political independence as a journalist.
- should have a distinguished public service career in newspaper, magazine, or broadcast media;
- should, in his or her work, illumine some broad general principles of the social and political sciences;
- may have a background in editorial activities and not necessarily be a working journalist or writer, and
- should illumine certain key elements identified with McWilliams, which include intellectual forthrightness and political independence.