Sexuality and Politics (Section 38)

The objective of the Sexuality and Politics Section is to bring together scholars working in a variety of areas within political science to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and to foster intellectual community and expertise within the APSA.

Founded: 2007
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion

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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.

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Kenneth Sherrill Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation Award recognizes the best dissertation on sexuality and politics completed and successfully defended in the previous two calendar years. Deadline for nominations: March 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Scott Siegel (Chair) San Francisco State University   [email protected]
Brian Harrison Macalester College [email protected]
Andrew Proctor Wake Forest University [email protected]

Cynthia Weber Best Conference Paper Award

The Best Conference Paper Award recognizes the best paper exploring sexuality and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting. Deadline for nominations: March 5, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Edward Kammerer (Chair)  Idaho State University [email protected]
Gabriele Magni Loyola Marymount University [email protected]
Shih-chan Dai University of Massachusetts, Amherst [email protected]