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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

Section Counts

Organized sections provide opportunities for APSA members who share a common interest in a particular subfield to organize meetings and coordinate communications under Association auspices.

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Section Officers

President
Nancy S. Love
Appalachian State University
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Secretary
Sarah M. Surak
Salisbury University
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Treasurer
Clyde W. Barrow
The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
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Membership Director
Robert Kirsch
Arizona State University
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Journal Editor
Jocelyn M. Boryczka
Fairfield University
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2019 Annual Meeting Program Chair
Dean Snyder
Antioch College
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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.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2019

Award Committee

Co-Chair
Alison Gash
University of Oregon
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Co-Chair
Priscilla Yamin
University of Oregon
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Matthew Evans
Northwest Arkansas Community College
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Lucrecia Gracia-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.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2019

Award Committee

Margaret Groarke
Manhattan College
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Sean Parson
Northern Arizona University
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Edwin Dan Jacob
Arkansas State University
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Frances Fox Piven (Honorary)
CUNY Graduate Center
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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.

Previous recipients »

Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2019

Award Committee

Chair
Cynthia Enloe
Clark University
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Bradley MacDonald
Colorado State University
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Manal Jamal
James Madison 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.

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Nomination Instructions: All nominated books must have a 2017 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 1, 2019

Award Committee

Chair
Gordon Lafer
University of Oregon
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Timothy W. Luke
Virginia Tech
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Pamela Stricker
California State University - San Marcos
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Wendy Wright
Bridgewater State University
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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.

Previous recipients »

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 1, 2019

Award Committee

Rafael Khachaturian
University of Pennsylvania
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Laura Katz Olson
Lehigh University
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Stephen Eric Bronner (Honorary)
Rutgers University
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