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Science, Technology & Environmental Politics (Section 15)

The purpose of this section is to stimulate fundamental inquiry on science, technology, and environmental issues as political phenomena.

Founded: 1986
Website: http://stepsection.wordpress.com
Newsletter: STEP Ahead
Social Media: Section Twitter Page

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Section Membership Dues

Student Regular
$0 $10

Section Officers
Chair Chris Koski, Reed College
Secretary/Treasurer Sara Hughes, University of Michigan
2021 Annual Meeting
Division Chair
Rob DeLeo, Bentley University
[email protected]
Council Saba Siddiki, Syracuse University
Rachel Krause, University of Kansas
Elizabeth Shanahan, Montana State University
Bentley Allan, Johns Hopkins University
Kristin Taylor, Wayne State University
Hongtao Yi, Ohio State University
Edella Schlager, University of Arizona
Rob DeLeo, Bentley University
Andrew Kirkpatrick, Christopher Newport University
Courtney Tan, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Juhi Huda, University of Colorado, Boulder
Devin Judge-Lord, University of Wisconsin

 

Section Journal

Review of Policy Research

RPR

Publishes electronically 6 times per year.

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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 15. Science, Technology & Environmental awards to-date »
 

Evan Ringquist Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper published in a relevant journal in the last two years. Relevant journals include political science, public administration, public policy, interdisciplinary environmental science, and science and technology studies journals. Deadline for nominations: TBA

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Don K. Price Award

The Don K. Price Award is given for the best book on science, technology, and politics published in the last year.. Deadline for nominations: TBA

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Lynton Keith Caldwell Award

The Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize is given for the best book on environmental politics and policy published in the past three years. Deadline for nominations: TBA

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Virginia M. Walsh Dissertation Award

The Virginia Walsh Dissertation Award is named in honor of a young scholar who tragically passed away, is given for the best dissertations in the field of science, technology and environmental politics.
Nomination Instructions: Dissertations defended in the three years prior to the year in which the award is given are eligible. Please send your nomination with the full dissertation to the Chair and committee members of the awards committee.
Deadline for nominations: TBA

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Paul A. Sabatier Best Conference Paper Award

The Paul A. Sabatier Best Conference Paper Award is given for the best paper on science, technology, and environmental politics presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting. Deadline for nominations: TBA

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Elinor Ostrom Career Achievement Award

The Elinor Ostrom Career Achievement Award is given to an individual in recognition of their lifetime contribution to the study of science, technology, and environmental politics. Nominees must be at least 15 years from completing their PhD degree to be eligible. Deadline for nominations: TBA

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Emerging Young Scholar Award

The Emerging Young Scholar Award is given in recognition of a researcher, within ten years of their PhD degree, who is making notable contributions to the field of science, technology, and environmental politics. Deadline for nominations: TBA

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The STEP APSA Inclusion Travel Award

The STEP APSA Inclusion Travel Award will be granted to graduate students from under-represented groups in the discipline who are accepted to present a paper at the annual APSA meeting. They must be members of STEP (which is free for graduate students) and be presenting on a STEP or STEP co-sponsored panel. A maximum of 10 awards in the amount of $500 will be granted each year.
Nomination Instructions: Applications should be sent to the committee chair.
Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

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