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Critical Political Science (Section 27)

The purpose of this section is to help make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world.

CNPS biennial conference postponed from 2021 to 2022 due to Covid-19 pandemic. Details will follow on section website.

Founded: 1992
Website: connect.apsanet.org/s27

Section Counts

 

Section Membership Dues

Student Regular
$5 $30

Section Officers

Chair Nancy Love, Appalachian State University
Secretary Sarah Surak, Salisbury University
Treasurer William Sokoloff, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Journal Editors Judith Grant, Ohio University
[email protected]
Claire Snyder-Hall, Independent Scholar
[email protected]
2021 Annual Meeting
Division Chairs
Lucrecia Garcia-Iommi, Fairfield University
[email protected]
Jennifer Lawrence, Virginia Tech
[email protected]
Council

Nikol Alexander-Floyd, Rutgers University
Claire Snyder-Hall, Independent Scholar
Daniel O'Connor, California State University, Long Beach
Robert Kirsch, Arizona State University
Edwin Daniel Jacob, George Mason University
Judith Grant, Ohio University

 

Section Journal

New Political Science  

NPS_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 27. New Political Science awards to-date »
 

Christian Bay Award

The Christian Bay Award recognizes the best paper presented on a Critical Political Science panel at the previous year's annual meeting.
Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Joanna Wuest (chair) Princeton University [email protected]
Isaac Kamola Trinity College  [email protected]
Edwin Daniel Jacob Arizona State University [email protected]

Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award

The Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award recognizes an activist group, in the region of the annual meeting, that puts the ideals of the Critical Political Science Section, "to make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world," into practice. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Joseph Peschek (chair) Hamline University [email protected]
Kevin Funk Spring Hill College [email protected]
Robert Velez University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley [email protected]
Frances Fox Piven (honorary) CUNY – Graduate School [email protected]

Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award

The Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award recognizes a progressive political scientist who has had a long, successful career as a writer, teacher, and activist. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Laura Katz Olson (chair) Lehigh University [email protected]
William Sokoloff University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley [email protected]
Mary Witlacil Colorado State University [email protected]
Cornel West (honorary) Union Theological Seminary [email protected]

 

 


 

Michael Harrington Book Award

The Michael Harrington Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a better world.
Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Albena Azmanova (chair) University of Kent  [email protected]
Andrew Scerri Virginia Tech [email protected]
Kenton Worcester Marymount Manhattan College [email protected]
James Simmons University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh   [email protected]

Stephen Eric Bronner Dissertation Award

For an outstanding Political Science dissertation finished within the previous year of the APSA Meeting which exemplifies the commitment to use scholarship in the struggle for a better world. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email

Matt York (chair)

University College, Cork, Ireland [email protected]
Rachel Brown Washington University, St. Louis [email protected]
Biko Koenig Franklin and Marshall University [email protected]
Stephen Eric Bronner (honorary) Rutgers University (emeritus) [email protected]