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Canadian Politics, Section 40

The purpose of this section is to promote the interest in Canadian Politics, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to Canadian Politics and to encourage the cumulation of knowledge about Canadian Politics.

Founded: 2009
Yearly membership dues: $0 for APSA Members who are students and $8.00 for other members.
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion
Website: APSA Canadian Politics Section

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

Louise Carbert
Dalhousie University
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Vice Chair
Antoine Yoshinaka
SUNY-University at Buffalo
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Cristine de Clercy
Western University
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Ross Burkhart
Boise State Univesity
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Term: 09/2017-08/2019
Scott Matthews, Memorial University
Angelia Wagner, University of Alberta

Term: 09/2016-08/2018
Luc Turgeon, University of Ottawa
Cristine de Clercy, Western Ontario University
Carole J. Uhlaner, University of California, Irvine

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 40. Canadian Politics awards to-date »

Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award

The Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes scholarship and leadership in bringing the study of Canadian Politics to the international political science community.

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Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee
Daniel Cohn, Chair
York Universit
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Mildred Schwartz
University of Illinois - Chicago
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Patrick Fournier
Universite de Montreal
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Mireille Lalancette
Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres
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Charles Doran
Johns Hopkins University
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Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award

The Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award is given to honor a significant contemporary contribution to the scholarship on Canadian politics, or Canada in a comparative perspective, or a comparative analysis of Canada with other countries, particularly the United States.

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Nomination Instructions: Books dealing with Canadian politics, or incorporating Canada as a significant case in a comparative political analysis, that were published between 2012-2016 are eligible for consideration. Nominations, including self-nominations, and books should be sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee not later than March 1st, 2018.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2018

Award Committee
Ross E. Burkhart, Chair
Boise State University
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Joanna Everitt
University of New Brunswick, Saint John
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Christopher Alcantara
Western University
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Greg Lyle
Innovative Research
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Ken Cosgrove
Suffolk University
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