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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

Social: @APSA_SPP
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State Politics and Policy Quarterly

SPPQ_Dec17

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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.  Publication year is based on when the article appears in print at the journal, not the date it appears online.  Book reviews, review essays, and chapters published in edited volumes are not eligible. Deadline for nominations: February 16, 2024

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Jaclyn J. Kettler (Chair) Boise State University  jaclynkettler@boisestate.edu
Nick Goedert Virginia Tech  ngoedert@vt.edu
Jamil Scott  Georgetown University  jamil.scott@georgetown.edu

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: February 16, 2024

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Janine A. Parry (Chair) University of Arkansas parry@uark.edu
Michael Olson Washington University in St. Louis  Michael.p.olson@wustl.edu
Mary Kroeger University of North Carolina  mkroeger@email.unc.edu

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: February 16, 2024

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Michael G. Miller (Chair) Barnard College  mgmiller@barnard.edu
Derek Epp University of Texas at Austin depp@austin.utexas.edu
Megan Goldberg Cornell College  MGoldberg@cornellcollege.edu

 

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. Deadline for nominations: February 16, 2024

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Dan Butler (Chair) Washington University in St. Louis  daniel.butler@wustl.edu
Anne M. Whitesell Miami University  a-whitesell@miamioh.edu
James Strickland Arizona State University  james.strickland@asu.edu

Mac Jewell Enduring Contribution Book Award

To be awarded every three years to 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. Such books would be those classic works frequently assigned in graduate seminars, typically found on the bookshelves of state politics scholars, and that have been crucial in setting the direction of scholarship the field since their publication.  Deadline for nominations:  Not awarded in 2024

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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 2024 award, books with a copyright of 2021, 2022, and 2023 would be eligible for nomination.  Deadline for nominations: February 16, 2024

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Greg Goelzhauser (Chair) Utah State University 

Department of Political Science

0725 Old Main 

Logan, UT 84322

greg.goelzhauser@usu.edu

Tessa Provins  University of Pittsburgh 

255 Maple Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15218

kts33@pitt.edu

Zach Baumann Nebraska Wesleyan University 

Department of Political Science 

5000 Saint Paul Ave.

Lincoln, NE 68504

zbaumann@nebrwesleyan.edu

Emerging Scholar Award

This annual award is given to the top scholar in the field of state politics and policy who is within 10 years of earning a PhD. Deadline for nominations: February 16, 2024

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Rebecca Bromley-Trujillo Christopher Newport University  rebecca.bromleytrujillo@cnu.edu
Kaitlin Sidorsky  Ramapo College  ksidorsk@ramapo.edu
Eric Plutzer Pennsylvania State University  exp12@psu.edu

Carsey Awards

These awards are given to support graduate student participation in the 2024 State Politics and Policy Conference. Deadline: TBA

 

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