X
GO
Urban and Local Politics (Section 13)

The purpose of the Section is to promote interest in teaching and research in urban politics and policy. The Section seeks to encourage communication among individuals interested in Urban Politics within the Association and within related disciplines.

Founded: 1986
Yearly membership dues: Subscription to Urban Affairs Review included with membership.
$28 for Professional Members, Print and Online journal access
$18 for Professional Members, Online-only journal access
$18 for Student Members, Print and Online journal access
$10 for Student Members, Online-only journal access
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion
Journal: Urban Affairs Review
Website: connect.apsanet.org/s13

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.

More on organized sections »

Section Officers

Chair
Jill Simone Gross
Hunter College, CUNY

Chair-Elect
Alison Post
University of California, Berkeley

Secretary
Maureen Donaghy
Rutgers University, Camden

Treasurer
Maureen Donaghy
Rutgers University, Camden

Journal Editor

Urban Affairs Review
Jered Carr
University of Illinois, Chicago
[email protected]

2020 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Tom Vicino, Northeastern University
Davia Downey, Grand Valley State University

Executive Council
Term: 2018-2020
Richardson Dilworth, Drexel University
Mirya Homan, Tulane University
Domingo Morel, Rutgers University, Newark
Jamila Michener, Cornell University
Arturo Vega, St. Mary's University

Term: 2019-2020
J. Celeste Lay

Term: 2020-2022
Amber Wichowsky, Marquette University
Vladimir Kogan, Ohio State University
Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, University of California, Los Angeles
Justin de Denedictis-Kessner, Harvard University
Julia Payson, New York University
Katherine Levine Einstein, Boston 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 13. Urban Politics awards to-date »

Dennis Judd Best Book Award

The Best Book Award recognizes the best book on urban politics published in the previous year. Hard copies of nominated books should be sent to each committee member.

Deadline for nominations: March 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Peter Burns, Soka University of America
[email protected]

Domingo Morel, Rutgers University
[email protected]

Margaret Kohn, University of Toronto
[email protected]
 

Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation Award is given annually for the best dissertation on urban politics accepted in the previous year. The award comes with a $250 prize. Electronic or hard copies of dissertations completed and approved in 2017 should be sent to each committee member.

Nomination Instructions: Hard copies (or electronic, if preferred by committee members) of dissertations completed and approved in 2019 should be to each committee member by March 15, 2020.

Deadline for nominations: March 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Annette Steinecker, Loyala University Chicago
[email protected]

Lindsay Makya, Colby College
[email protected]

Scott Minkoff, State University of New York, New Platz
[email protected]

 

Byran Jackson Dissertation Research on Minority Politics Award

The Byran Jackson Award recognizes the outstanding scholarship by a graduate student studying racial and ethnic politics in an urban setting. The award comes with a $500 prize. Electronic or hard copies of approved dissertation proposals should be sent to each committee member.

Nomination Instructions: Hard copies (or electronic, if preferred by committee member) of approved dissertation proposals should be sent to each committee member by March 15, 2020.

Deadline for Nominations: March 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Kerry L. Haynie, Duke University
[email protected]

Sharon Wright Austin, University of Florida
[email protected]

Eduardo Moncada, Barnard College
[email protected]
 

The Urban Affairs Review Best Paper Award

Urban Affairs Review is sponsoring a $250 award for the Best Paper in Urban or Regional Politics presented at the 2019 American Political Science Association conference. We encourage panel chairs to nominate papers. We also welcome self-nominations.

Papers presented on any panel associated with the conference are eligible for this award.

All nominations and papers must be received by September 30th.

The award will be made by a three person panel: one editor of Urban Affairs Review, one member of the UAR editorial board, and one member of the executive council of the Urban and Local Politics Section. The committee will evaluate the version of the paper at the time of the APSA conference.

The award will be announced on the APSA Urban and Local Politics section website and the UAR website by December 1, 2018. The recipient will be invited to submit the paper to the Urban Affairs Review for fast-track review and publication.

This is an annual award. Awards may not be made every year, depending on the number and quality of submissions.

Please send your nominations to Elizabeth Motyka at [email protected].

Questions can be directed to Peter Burns at [email protected].

All nominations and papers must be received by September 30th.

Deadline for Nominations: September 30, 2019

Award Committee:
Mara Sidney, Rutgers University, Newark
[email protected]

Richard Stren, University of Toronto
[email protected]

Yue Zhang, University of Illinois, Chicago
[email protected]

Norton Long Career Achievement Award

The Norton Long Career Achievement Award is presented annually to a scholar who has made distinguished contributions to the study of urban politics over the course of a career through scholarly publication, the mentoring of students, and public service. Nominations and two (2) supporting letters should be submitted electronically to all committee members.

Nomination Instructions: Nominations and two (2) supporting letters submitted to all committee members by March 15, 2020.

Deadline for Nominations: March 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Hal Wolman, George Washington University
[email protected]

Dianne M. Pinderhughes, University of Notre Dame
[email protected]

Valerie J. Martinez-Ebers, University of North Texas
[email protected]

 

Susan Clarke Young Scholars' Award

The Susan Clarke Young Scholars' award recognizes scholars who completed their Ph.D. within the last three years (or are ABDs) and submitted a paper proposal for the 2020 APSA meeting to the 2020 program chairs. Please send accepted proposals to the 2020 Program Chairs and indicate that you are eligible for the Susan Clarke Young Scholars' Award

Deadline for Nominations: March 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Richardson Dilworth, Drexel University
[email protected]

Anikka M. Hinze, Fordham University
[email protected]

Jamila Michener, Cornell University
[email protected]

Clarence Stone Scholar Award

The Clarence Stone Scholar Award recognizes up to two young scholars who are making a significant contribution to the study of urban politics. The award is to be given to up to two post-PhD scholars who are in their career (pre-tenure, or recently advanced within the last 3 years).

Deadline for Nominations: March 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Jill Simone Gross, Hunter College, CUNY
[email protected]

Thomas Ogorzalek, Northwestern University
[email protected]

Donate to Section 13

Donate now to S13 Urban and Local Politics Contribution

Amount: