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Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations (Section 1)

The purpose of this section is to plan, develop, and implement professional activities for association members with interests in federalism, intergovernmental relations and state and local government.

Founded: 1983
Yearly membership dues: $0.00 for students; $28.00 for other members for print & online; $22 for other members for online only. 
Subscription to Publius/Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations included with membership.

Journal: Publius: The Journal of Federalism; published 4 times per year.

Section Counts

Organized sections provide opportunities for APSA members who share a common interest in a particular subfield to organize meetings and coordinate communications under Association auspices.

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Section Officers

Chair
Andrew Karch
University of Minnesota

Secretary/Treasurer
Michael Hail
Morehead State University

Journal Editor
Publius: The Journal of Federalism
John Dinan
Wake Forest University

2020 Annual Meeting
Program Chair

Julia Payson
New York University

Council
Mona Vakilifathi, New York University

Paul Nolette, Marquette University

Srinivas Parinandi, University of Colorado

Maria Escobar-Lemmon, Texas A&M University

Philip Rocco, Marwuette University

Carol Weissert, Florida State University

Jennifer Jensen, Lehigh University

Katrina Kosec, International Food Policy Institute

Sarah Shair-Rosenfield, Arizona State University

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 01. Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations awards to-date »

 

Martha Derthick Book Award

The Martha Derthick Book Award is conferred for the best book published at least 10 years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020


Award Committee:

Chair
Srinivas Parinandi
University of Colorado
[email protected]

Shelly Arsneault
California State University, Fullerton
[email protected]

Michael Sances
Temple University

[email protected]


Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award

The Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award is conferred for the best paper in the field of federalism and intergovernmental relations presented at the previous year's annual meeting of the APSA.

Deadline for nominations: December 1, 2019

Award Committee:
Chair
Paul Nolette
Marquette University
[email protected]

Jacqueline Chattopadhyay
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
[email protected]

Clayton Nall
Stanford University
[email protected]


Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award

The Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award recognizes distinguished scholarly contributions to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee:

Chair
Maria Escobar-Lemmon
Texas A&M University
[email protected]

Alex Garlick
The College of New Jersey
[email protected]

Sarah Shair-Rosenfield
Arizona State University
[email protected]


John Kincaid Best Article Award

The John Kincaid Best Article Award is conferred on the author(s) of the best article published in Publius: The Journal of Federalism in the previous year.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee: 

Chair
Carol Weissert 
Florida State University
[email protected]

Nicholas Jacobs
Colby College
[email protected]

Olga Shvetsova
Binghamton University
[email protected]



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