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State Politics and Policy (Section 22)

The purpose to this section is to further our understanding of the American states including their institutions, political actors, policies, and local, national, and international influence.

Founded: 1989
Website: http://connect.apsanet.org/s22
Newsletter: State Politics and Policy Section Newsletter

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Section Membership Dues

Student Regular
$10 $27
Section Officers

Chair Jennifer Wolak, University of Colorado
Secretary Rebecca Kreitzer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Treasurer Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, University of Rhode Island
Journal Editors Conor Dowling, University of Mississippi
Tracy Osborn, University of Iowa
Jonathan Winburn, University of Mississippi
2021 Annual Meeting
Division Chair
Joshua Jansa, Oklahoma State University
[email protected]
Council Jennifer Wolak, University of Colorado
Rebecca Kreitzer, University of North Carolina a Chapel Hill
Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, University of Rhode Island
Christopher Clark, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jennifer Jensen, Lehigh University
Seth Masket, University of Denver
Daniel R. Biggers, University of California, Riverside
Steven Rogers, Saint Louis University

Section Journal

State Politics and Policy Quarterly

SPPQ_Dec17

Publishes 4 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 22. State Politics and Policy awards to-date »

 

Best Journal Article Award

This annual award is given to the author(s) of the best journal article on U.S. state politics or policy published during the previous calendar year in any peer-reviewed journal (book reviews, review essays, and chapters published in edited volumes are not eligible). Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
William Franko (chair) West Virginia University [email protected]
Thomas J. Hayes University of Connecticut [email protected]
Abby Matthews University of Buffalo [email protected]

Career Achievement Award

This annual award is given to a political scientist who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the study of politics and policy in the American states. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Anthony Nownes (chair) University of Tennessee [email protected]
Brent Boyea University of Texas, Arlington [email protected]
Patricia Kirkland Princeton University [email protected]

Christopher Z. Mooney Best Dissertation Prize

This annual award is given to the author of the best PhD dissertation in American state politics and policy completed during the previous calendar year. The winner receives a plaque and $1000. Support for this prize comes from the annual return of the endowed Mooney Fund.  Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Shauna Reilly (chair) Northern Kentucky University [email protected]
Erin Heidt-Forsythe Pennsylvania State University [email protected]
Benjamin Melusky Old Dominion University [email protected]

State Politics and Policy Quarterly (SPRQ) Best Paper Award

This annual award is given to the author(s) of the best paper on state politics and policy presented (or scheduled to have been presented) at any professional meeting in the previous calendar year. The selection committee may designate separate awards for papers presented by graduate students with no faculty authorships and for papers with solely faculty or faculty and graduate student participation. Graduate student winners will receive a plaque and $100 and faculty winners will receive a plaque.Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Brianne Heidbreder (chair) Kansas State University [email protected]
James Avery Stockton University [email protected]
Gregory Shufeldt Butler University [email protected]

Virginia Gray Book Award

This annual award is given to the author(s) of the best political science book published on the subject of U.S. state politics or policy in the preceding three calendar years. Thus, books would be eligible to be considered for the award for three years. E.g., for the 2021 award, books with a copyright of 2018, 2019, and 2020 would be eligible for nomination.  Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Edward L. Lascher, Jr. (chair) California State University, Sacramento [email protected]
Patrick Flavin Baylor University [email protected]
Kathleen Marchetti Dickinson College [email protected]