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Political Methodology (Section 10)

The purpose of this Section is to provide members having interests in methodology, including research design, measurement, and statistics, opportunities to meet and exchange ideas.

Founded: 1986
Yearly membership dues: $10.00 for students for online only access to Political Analysis. $15.00 for students for print and online access to Political Analysis. $30.00 for other members for online only access to Political Analysis. $35.00 for other members for print and online access to Political Analysis
Website: https://thepoliticalmethodologist.com/
Journal: Political Analysis
Newsletter:
The Political Methodologist
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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
Suzanna Linn
Penn State University

Vice-Chair
Betsy Sinclair
Washington University, St. Louis

Treasurer
Luke Keele
University of Pennsylvania

Journal Editor
Political Analysis 
Jeff Gill
American University
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The Political Methodologist 
Justin Esarey
Wake Forest University
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2020 Annual Meeting Program Chair
Ines Levin
University of California, Irvine
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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.

All section 10. Political Methodology awards to-date »

Career Achievement Award

The Career Achievement Award honors an outstanding career of intellectual accomplishment and service to the profession in the Political Metholdology field.

Nomination Instructions: Nominations may be made by any member of the Section and should consist of a statement outlining the contributions of the nominee and, if possible, the nominee's vitae.

Deadline for nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
Jeffrey Lewis, University of California, Los Angeles
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Jamie Monogan, University of Georgia
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Fred Boehmke, University of Iowa
[email protected]

Michael Ward, Duke University
[email protected]
 

ICPSR Summer Program Undergraduate Scholarships

The ICPSR Summer Program Undergraduate Scholarships are awarded to 8 undergraduates from under-represented groups, broadly defined, to attend the first 4-week session of the ICPSR summer program

Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2020

Award Committee
Saundra Schneider, Michigan State University
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Betsy Sinclair, Washington University, St. Louis
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Michelle Dion, McMaster University
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Emerging Scholar Award

The Emerging Scholar Award honors a young researcher, within ten years of their degree, who is making notable contributions to the field of Political Methodology.

Deadline for nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
Sunshine Hillygus
Duke University
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Burt Monroe, Penn State University
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Tom Clark, Emory University
[email protected]
 

Harold F. Gosnell Prize

The Harold Gosnell Prize recognizes the best work of Political Methodology presented at a political science conference in the previous year.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
Anand Sokhey, University of Colorado
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Skylar Cranmer, Ohio State University
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Naoki Egami, Princeton University
[email protected]
 

John T. Williams Dissertation Prize

In recognition of the John T. Williams' contribution to graduate training, the John T. Williams Award has been established for the best dissertation proposal in the area of political methodology. Proposals using quantitative or qualitative methods are welcomed. Proposals are due May 3rd and should follow National Science Foundation format guidelines.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
John Freeman, University of Minnesota
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Walter Mebane, University of Michigan
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In Song Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Outstanding Reviewer Award

The Political Analysis Outstanding Reviewer Award recognizes individuals who have provided exemplary assistance to Political Analysis during the previous year. Outstanding Reviewers are those who provide excellent, timely and productive feedback for authors who have submitted manuscripts to Political Analysis. Outstanding Reviewers are also those who frequently review for the journal, and who provide the editors with productive advice about the submissions they review.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
Jeff Gill
American University
[email protected]

Society for Political Methodology Poster Award

The Society for Political Methodology Poster Award recognizes the best political methodology poster given at any political science conference in the preceding year.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
John Londregan, Princeton University
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Erin Hartman, University of California, Los Angeles
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Benjamin Lauderdale, The London School of Economics and Political Science
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Adam Berinsky, Massachusets Institute of Technology
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Melissa Sands, University of California, Merced
[email protected]

Daniel Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania
[email protected]
 

Statistical Software Award

The Statistical Software Award recognizing statistical software that has made a significant contribution to the advancement of political analysis.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
Sarah Bouchat
Northwestern University
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Graeme Blair, University of California, Los Angeles
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Clay Webb, University of Kansas
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Nicholas Beauchamp, Northeastern University
[email protected]
 

Warren Miller Article Award

The Warren Miller Article Award is given for the best article in Political Analysis.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
Bear Braumoeller, Ohio State University
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Patrick Brandt, University of Texas, Dallas
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Alexander Theodoridis, University of California, Merced
[email protected]

Jeff Gill (ex officio), American University
[email protected]
 

Excellence in Mentoring Award

The Society for Political Methodology Excellence in Mentoring Award honors members of the Society for Political methodology who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to mentoring and advising graduate and/or undergraduate students-particularly those from underrepresented groups.

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
David Darmofal, University of South Carolina
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Amber Boydstun, University of California, Davis
[email protected]

Guillermo Rosas, Washington University, St. Louis
[email protected]
 

Box-Steffensmeier and Garcia ICPSR Summer Program Scholarship

 

The John A. Garcia Award is a waiver of Program Scholar fees to attend one or both of the ICPSR Summer Program’s four-week sessions.  The scholarship will be awarded to a maximum of three under-represented graduate students in Ph.D. programs

Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2020

Award Committee
Saundra Schneider
Michigan State University
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Adrienne Hosek
University of California, Davis
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Lee Walker
University of North Texas
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