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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.

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 new political science panel at the previous year's annual meeting.
Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Gregory Koutnik (chair) University of Pennsylvania [email protected]
Lucrecia Garcia-Iommi Fairfield University [email protected]
John Berg Suffolk 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 New Political Science Section, "to make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world," into practice. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Michael Forman (chair) University of Washington [email protected]
Kevin Funk Spring Hill College [email protected]
Edwin Daniel Jacob George Mason University [email protected]
Frances Fox Piven (honorary)   [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, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Rosalind Petchesky (chair) Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York [email protected]
Laura Katz Olson Lehigh University [email protected]
Terrell Carver Bristol University [email protected]
Peter F. Wagner University of Wisconsin-Whitewater [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, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Joseph Peschek (chair) Hamline University [email protected]
James Simmons University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh [email protected]
Andrew Scerri Virginia Tech [email protected]
Matthew Evans Northwest Arkansas Community College [email protected]
Rebecca Tarlau (honorary) Pennsylvania State University [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, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Lucas Pinheiro (chair) University of Chicago [email protected]
William Sokoloff University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley [email protected]
Mindy Peden John Carroll University [email protected]
Stephen Eric Bronner (honorary) Rutgers University (emeritus) [email protected]