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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

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Section Officers

Chair
Christopher Z. Mooney
University of Illinois, Chicago

Treasurer
Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz
University of Rhode Island

Secretary
Rebecca Kreitzer, Univeristy of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Webmaster
Boris Shor
University of Houston

Journal Editors
Kris Kanthak
University of Pittsburgh

Chris Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh

2020 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Srinivas C. Parinandi
University of Colorado, Boulder

Council

Term 09/2019-08/2021
Seth E. Masket, University of Denver
Jennifer M. Jensen, Lehigh University
Christopher J. Clark, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Term: 09/2018-08/2020
Rebecca Kreitzer, Univeristy of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Becki Scola, St. Joseph's University

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).

Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2020

Award Committee

Anna M. Mahoney, Chair
Tulane University
[email protected]
Bianca Easterly
Lamar University
[email protected]
Daniel Bowen
The College of New Jersey
[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: February 1, 2020

Award Committee

Gary M. Segura, Chair
UCLA
[email protected]

Lynda Powell
University of Rochester
[email protected]

Caroline Tolbert
University of Iowa
[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: February 1, 2020

Award Committee

David Fortunato, Chair
Texas A&M University
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Bruce Desmarais
Penn State University
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Jaclyn Kettler
Boise State University
[email protected] 

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 1, 2020

Award Committee

Mary Kroeger, Chair
University of Rochester
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William D. Hicks
Appalachian State University
[email protected]

Raymond La Raja
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
[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 2019 award, books with a copyright of 2016, 2017, and 2018 would be eligible for nomination.

Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2020

Award Committee

Daniel M. Butler, Chair
University of California, San Diego
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Shannon Jenkins
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
[email protected]

Cynthia Rugeley
University of Minnesota, Duluth
[email protected]

Malcolm Jewell 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: February 1, 2020

Award Committee

Charles Shipan, Chair
University of Michigan
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Kimberley H. Conger
University of Cincinnati
[email protected]

Michael P. McDonald
University of Florida
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Tom Carsey Scholars

These awards will be given to support graduate student participation in the 2020 State Politics and Policy Conference.   

Deadline for nominations: December 1, 2019

Award Committee

Florida International University
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Emily Schilling
University of Tennessee
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John Cluverius
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
[email protected]

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