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New 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.

Founded: 1992
Yearly membership dues: $5.00 for students and $30.00 for other members. Subscription to New Political Science included with membership.
Journals: New Political Science; published 4 times per year in hard copy and electronic access form.
Website: connect.apsanet.org/s27

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Section Officers

President
Nancy S. Love
Appalachian State University

Secretary
Sarah M. Surak
Salisbury University

Treasurer
Clyde W. Barrow
The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

Journal Editor

Jocelyn M. Boryczka
Fairfield University
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2020 Annual Meeting Program Chair
Jennifer Lawrence
Virginia Tech
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Caucus Representative
Daniel O'Connor
California State University, Long Beach
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Claire Snyder-Hall
Independent Scholar
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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 new political science panel at the previous year’s annual meeting.

Deadline for nominations: April 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Jeffrey Broxmeyer, University of Toledo
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Ben Pauli, Kettering University
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Lucrecia Garcia Iommi, Fairfield University
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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 New Political Science Section, ’to make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world,’ into practice.

Deadline for nominations: April 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Wendy Wright, William Patterson University
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Wendy Sarvasy, Independent Scholar-Activist
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Patrizia Longo, Saint Mary's College of California
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Honorary Member
Frances Fox Piven, City University of New York, Graduate School
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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 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Manal Ahmad Jamal, James Madison University
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Joseph Peschek, Hamline University
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Laurence Davis, University College, Cork, Ireland
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Honorary Member
Joseph Schwartz, Temple University
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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.

Nomination Instructions: All nominated books must have a 2018 publication date and cannot be an edited collection. Nominations must be made in writing to the committee chair by the publisher, and all three committee members must receive a copy of the book from the publisher at their mailing addresses listed by April 1st in order to be eligible for consideration.

Deadline for nominations: April 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Keisha Lindsay, University of Wisconsin
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Edwin Dan Jacob, Rutgers University
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William Sokoloff, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
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Stephen E. 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.

Nomination Instructions: Nominations must be made in writing to the Committee Chair by a member of the dissertation committee or a scholar with relevant knowledge of the dissertation, and all three committee members (excluding the Honorary member) must receive a copy by April 1st in order to be eligible for consideration.

Deadline for nominations: April 15, 2020

Award Committee:
Chair
Igor Shoikhedbrod, University of Toronto
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Lucrecia Iommi Garcia, Fairfield University
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Heike Schotten, University of Massachusetts, Boston
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