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Political Psychology (Section 28)

The purpose of this section to facilitate communication across subfields and disciplinary boundaries among individuals interested in the relationship between political and psychological processes.

Founded: 1993
Website: connect.apsanet.org/s28/

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Section Membership Dues

 

Student Regular
$5 $10

Section officers

Chair Daniel Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania
Chair-Elect Efren Perez, University of California, Los Angeles
Treasurer Melissa Sands, University of California, Merced
Communications Director Michele Margolis, University of Pennsylvania
2021 Annual Meeting
Division Chair
Alexa Bankert, University of Georgia
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Geoff Sheagley, University of Georgia
[email protected]
Council

Daniel Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania
Efren Perez, University of California, Los Angeles
Leonie Huddy, Stony Brook University
Melissa Sands, University of California, Merced
Michele Margolis, University of Pennsylvania

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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 28. Political Psychology awards to-date »

 

Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is given to the most outstanding paper in political psychology delivered at the previous year’s Annual Meeting. E-mail your nominations to the members of the committee. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Steven Moore Wesleyan University [email protected]
Steven Webster Indiana University [email protected]
Allison Anoll Vanderbilt University [email protected]

Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation in political psychology filed during the previous year. To nominate a dissertation, send an electronic copy of the dissertation to the members of the committee. Self-nominations are accepted. All nominations should include a letter of support from the chair of the dissertation committee that addresses the contribution of the dissertation to the field of political psychology. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Hakeem Jefferson Stanford University [email protected]
Eunji Kim Vanderbilt University [email protected]
Jenn Merolla University of California, Riverside [email protected]

Robert E. Lane Award

The Robert E. Lane Award for the best book in political psychology published in the past year. To nominate a book for the award, send a copy of the book to each committee member. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Ashley Jardina Duke University [email protected]
Alex Theodoridis University of Massachusetts, Amherst [email protected]
Cindy Kam Vanderbilt University [email protected]

Distinguished Junior Scholar Award

The APSA Political Psychology section gives Distinguished Junior Scholar Awards as grants to junior scholars (graduate students or those no more than seven years since receiving their Ph.D) to help fund their travel to the APSA meeting. E-mail your nominations to the members of the committee.
Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Brian F. Harrison University of Minnesota [email protected]
Christopher Federico University of Minnesota [email protected]
Samara Klar University of Arizona [email protected]

Hazel Gaudet Erskine Career Achievement Award

This award recognizes a scholar whose lifetime scholarship and service to the profession has made an outstanding contribution to the field of political psychology. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Lynn Vavreck University of California, Los Angeles [email protected]
Michael Tesler University of California, Irvine [email protected]
Cecilia Mo University of California, Berkeley [email protected]