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 46. Ideas, Knowledge and Politics awards to-date »
Ideas, Knowledge and Politics Best Book Award
This award recognizes the best recent book on empirical or normative aspects of the causal role of ideas or knowledge claims in politics or government. The committee is authorized to go back several years, at its discretion, and to make its own nominations as well as accepting nominations from others, including book authors. Nominated books published in 2020 or previous years should be sent to committee members with a note or email message specifying that the book is being nominated. If only one copy of the book is available, please communicate this to the chair of the committee. Authors are urged to follow up with publishers to be sure that books have been submitted. Publishers are urged to contact committee members for their current mailing addresses. Deadline for nominations: Feburary 1, 2021
Best Graduate Student Paper Prize
This $500 cash prize recognizes the APSA conference paper by a graduate student or post-doc, presented at an Ideas, Knowledge, and Politics panel at the 2020 annual meetings, that best explored the causal role of ideas or knowledge claims in politics or government. Nominations will be solicited from 2020 IKP panel chairs and discussants. The awards committee reserves the right to make no award or to reduce the cash prize pending the financial situation brought about by the pandemic. Deadline for nominations: November 1, 2020