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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
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Review of Policy Research

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Publishes electronically 6 times per year.

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. Nomination process: Send nominations to committee chair. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Bentley Allan (Chair) Johns Hopkins University [email protected]
Rebecca Bromley-Trujillo Christopher Newport University [email protected]
Amanda Kennard Stanford University [email protected]

Don K. Price Award

The Don K. Price Award recognizes the best book on science, technology, and politics published in the last year.Nominated authors should send copies of their books to each committee member for consideration. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Rachel Krause (Chair) University of Kansas [email protected]
Tomás Oliver Florida Atlantic University [email protected]
David Switzer University of Missouri [email protected]

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. Nominated authors should send copies of their books to each committee member for consideration. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Edella Schlager (Chair) University of Arizona [email protected]
Elizabeth Koebele University of Nevada, Reno [email protected]
Kimberly. K Smith Colgate University [email protected]

Virginia M. Walsh Dissertation Award

The Virginia Walsh Dissertation Award, 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. Nominations should include full dissertation. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Hongtao Yi (Chair) Ohio State University [email protected]
Alexander Gard-Murray Brown University [email protected]
Manny Teodoro University of Wisconsin [email protected]

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. Nomination process: Send nominations to committee chair. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Rob DeLeo (Chair) Bentley University [email protected]
Saad Gulzar Stanford University [email protected]
Annemieke van den Dool Duke Kunshan University [email protected]

Elinor Ostrom Career Achievement Award

Award Description:    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. Nomination process: Send nominations to committee chair.  Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Liz Shanahan (Chair) Montana State University  [email protected]
Peter May
 
University of Washington [email protected]
Tanya Heikkila  University of Colorado, Denver [email protected]

Emerging Young Scholar Award

The Emerging 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.Nomination process: Send nominations to committee chair. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Kristin Taylor (Chair) Wayne State University  [email protected]
Gwen Arnold University of California, Davis [email protected]
Deserai Crow        University of Colorado, Denver  [email protected]

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 process: Applications should be sent to the committee chair. Deadline for nominations: April 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Erica Simmons (chair) University of Wisconsin - Madison     [email protected]
Saba Siddiki      
 
Syracuse University [email protected]
Matt Nowlin
 
College of Charleston   [email protected]

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