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Political Economy (Section 25)

The purpose of this section is to promote teaching and research in the areas of representation and electoral systems, and to encourage communication among persons interested in these fields within the Association and with related disciplines.

Founded: 1990
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Newsletter: The Political Economist Newsletter
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Section Officers

Chair
Kanchan Chandra
New York University

Treasurer
George Krause
University of Georgia

2019 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
Scott Abramson
University of Rochester
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Alisha Holland
Princeton University
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Newsletter Editor
The Political Economist Newsletter
Megumi Naoi
University of California, San Diego
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John Ahlquist
University of California, San Diego
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Christina Schneider
University of California, San Diego
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Council
Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University
Layna Mosley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jan Pierskalla, Ohio State University
David Skarbek, Brown University
Hye Young You, New York 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 25. Political Economy awards to-date »

 

McGillivray Best Paper Award

The McGillivray Best Paper Award is given for the best paper in Political Economy presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

Please submit nominations by April 20 to all members of the Award Committee listed below .

Deadline for nominations: April 20, 2019

Award Committee

Rikhil Bhavnani (Chair)
Department of Political Science 
University of Wisconsin–Madison 
110 North Hall, 1050 
Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Horacio Alejandro Larreguy Arbesú
1737 Cambridge Street, CGIS Knafel Building, Room 408
Cambridge MA 02138
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Melissa M. Lee
Department of Politics
Princeton University

3-S-4 Green Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544

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Michael Wallerstein Award

The Michael Wallerstein Award is given for the best published article in Political Economy in the previous calendar year.

Please submit nominations by April 20 to all members of the Award Committee listed below.

Deadline for nominations: April 20, 2019

Award Committee

In Song Kim
77 Massachusetts Avenue 
Room E53-407 
Cambridge, MA 02142 

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Edward Malesky
140 Science Drive
221 Gross H, Box 90204
Durham, NC 27708
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Rebecca Weitz Shapiro (Chair)
Department of Political Science
Brown University
36 Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02912
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Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation Award, named for Mancur Olson, is given for the best dissertation in political economy completed in the previous two years.

Please submit nominations by April 20 to all members of the Award Committee listed below..

Deadline for nominations: April 20, 2019

Award Committee

Leonardo Arriola
Department of Political Science
University of California, Berkeley
210 Barrows Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-1950
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Bonnie Meguid (Chair)
Dept of Political Science
306 Harkness Hall
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627
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Pavithra Suryanarayan
Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW BOB - 740a
Washington D.C. 20036
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William H. Riker Book Award

The Best Book Award, named for William H. Riker, is given for the best book on political economy published during the past three calendar years.

Please submit nominations by April 20 to all members of the Award Committee listed below..

Deadline for nominations: April 20, 2019

Award Committee

Brian K. Min
Department of Political Science 
University of Michigan 
7634 Haven Hall 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 
[email protected] 

Sonal Pandya
Department of Politics 
University of Virginia 
P.O. Box 400787 
Charlottesville VA 22904-4787
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Milan Svolik (Chair)
Department of Political Science
Yale University 
P.O. Box 208301
New Haven, CT 06520-8301 
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