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Race, Ethnicity and Politics (Section 33)

The purpose of this section is to foster communication among scholars, recognize leadership in the field, facilitate research and publication opportunities, encourage undergraduate and student interest, and create a permanent forum for developing and refining appropriate theoretical models in the study of race and ethnicity.

Founded: 1995
Website: http://www.apsarep.org/
Public Discussion Lists: RACE-POL Listserv
Newsletter: Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section Newsletter

Section Counts

 

Section Membership Dues

Student Regular
$0 $20

Section Officers
Chair Christopher Stout, Oregon State University
Vice-Chair Niambi Carter, Howard University
Secretary Nazita Lajevardi, Michigan State University
Treasurer Camille Burge, Villanova University
Journal Editor Alexandra Filindra, University of Illinois, Chicago
2020 Annual Meeting
Program Chair
 Julia Payson, New York University
Council

David Cortez, University of Notre Dame
Allyson Shortle, University of Oklahoma
Eric Gonzalez, Michigan State University
Nadia Brown, Georgetown University
Davin Phoenix, University of California, Irvine
Stella Rouse, University of Maryland
Marcela Garcia-Castanon, San Francisco State University
Periloux Peay, Georgia State University
Sergio Garcia-Rios, Cornell University

Section Journal

Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics

JREP_Dec17637370757004484714

Publishes 3 times per year.

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 33. Race, Ethnicity and Politics awards to-date »

 

Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation award is based on the following criteria -- the dissertation: (1) makes an important theoretical contribution to our understanding of historical and/or contemporary processes of racial and ethnic information; (2) addresses critical substantive issues through which racial and ethnic politics are played out; (3) generates discourse for innovative frameworks (and analyses) for the study of race, ethnicity, and politics; (4) is well-written; and is analytically rigorous (primary source data, case material, extant analyses, new or underutilized methodology)​. Deadline for nominations: April 30, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Ayobami Laniyonu University of Toronto [email protected]
Mara Ostfeld University of Michigan [email protected]
Davin Phoenix University of California, Irvine [email protected]

Best Book Award

The REP Section's annual book awards recognize the very best research exploring the multiple junctures between politics and issues of race, ethnicity, immigration, and indigeneity, as well as their intersections with other axes of identity and marginalization. We seek nominations for books that broadly focus on racial and ethnic politics, from scholars across all sub-fields of political science and allied disciplines. Singly- and multiply-authored books, monographs as well as textbooks, will be considered. Books published/copyrighted in calendar year 2019 are eligible for the prize. Books that were nominated in previous years are not eligible and should not be renominated.
Instructions: Please send one copy of each nominated book directly to each of the committee members at the addresses listed below. Deadline for nominations: April 1, 2021

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Matt Barreto University of California, Los Angeles [email protected]
Rene Rocha University of Iowa [email protected]
Karam Dana University of Washington [email protected]

Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.
Deadline for nominations: June 1, 2020

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Hannah Walker University of Texas, Austin [email protected]
Yamil Velez Columbia University [email protected]
John Kuk University of Oklahoma [email protected]

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