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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
Yearly membership dues: $10.00 for students and $27.00 for other members.
Website: http://connect.apsanet.org/s22
Journal: State Politics and Policy Quarterly
Newsletter: State Politics and Policy Section Newsletter
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.

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Section Officers

Chair
Christopher Z. Mooney
University of Illinois-Springfield
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Treasurer
Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz
University of Rhode Island
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Secretary
Craig Burnett
Hofstra University
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Webmaster
Boris Shor
University of Houston
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Journal Editors
Kristin Kanthak
University of Pittsburgh
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Chris Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh
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2019 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
James C. Battista
University at Buffalo, SUNY
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Council

Term: 09/2018-08/2020
Rebecca Kreitzer, Univeristy of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Becki Scola, St. Joseph's University
Term: 09/2017-08/2019
Michael Nelson, Pennsylvania State University
Marjorie Sarbaugh-Thompson, Wayne State University
Jason Windett, University of North Carolina-Charlotte



 

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 Published Paper 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).

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Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2019

Award Committee

Christopher J. Clark, Chair
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Rebecca Gill
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Daniel Mallinson
Penn State University, Harrisburg
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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.

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Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2019

Award Committee

Peverill Squire, Chair
University of Missouri, Columbia
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Martha E. Kropf
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
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David L. Leal
University of Texas, Austin
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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.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2019

Award Committee

Tracy Osborn, Chair
University of Iowa
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Robert Lowry
University of Texas, Dallas
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Antoine Yoshinaka
University at Buffalo, SUNY
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Mac Jewell Enduring Contribution Book Award

Every three years, this award is given to the author(s) of a political science book on the subject of U.S. state politics or policy published at least 10 years prior to the award being bestowed that stands as an enduring contribution to the literature.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: This award will next be awarded in 2020.

 

State Politics and Policy Quarterly (SPPQ) Best Paper Award

This annual award is given to the author(s) of the best paper on state politics and policy 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.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2019

Award Committee
Renee Van Vechten, Chair
University of Redlands
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Adam Brown
Brigham Young University
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Michael G. Miller
Barnard College
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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 2018 award, books with a copyright of 2015, 2016, and 2017 would be eligible for nomination.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2019

Award Committee
Chris Witko, Chair
Penn State University
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Laurel Harbridge-Yong
Northwestern University
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Robynn Kuhlmann
University of Central Missouri
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