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Call – APSA Religion and Politics Weber Award

Weber Best Paper in Religion and Politics Award recognizes the best paper dealing with religion and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting (2019). The paper should address a timely and relevant topic, within the discipline and beyond, in a theoretically innovative and methodologically thorough manner.

Please submit nominations to the committee members by email by April  15th, 2020.

Andre Audette (Chair)
Monmouth College
aaudette@monmouthcollege.edu

Cynthia Burack
Ohio State University
burack.1@osu.edu

Jonathan Chu
University of Pennsylvania
jonachu@upenn.edu

Religion and Politics 2019 Awards

The Religion and Politics organized section of the APSA is pleased to announce the following awards. Winners will be recognized at the section business meeting at this year’s annual conference. Congratulations to all the winners!

Ken Wald Best Graduate Student Paper Award

Consuelo Amat, Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University

“The Hydra Effect: When Repression Creates New Opposition against Authoritarianism”

Weber Best Conference Paper Award

Jonathan Chu, Perry World House the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania
and
Carrie Lee, United States Air War College

“Race, Religion, and American Support for Humanitarian Intervention”

Aaron Wildavsky Dissertation Award

Jason Klocek, University of California Berkeley

“The Cult of Coercion: Religion and Strategic Culture in British Counterinsurgency.”

Ted Jelen Best Journal Article Award

Elizabeth Sperber, University of Denver
and
Erin Hern, Syracuse University

Pentecostal Identity and Citizen Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Evidence from Zambia

Hubert Morken Best Book Award

Marie-Eve Reny, University of Montreal

Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China, Oxford University Press, 2018

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Weber Best Conference Paper Award – 2019

Weber Best Conference Paper Award – 2019

The Best Paper Award recognizes the best paper dealing with religion and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting. The paper should address a timely and relevant topic, within the discipline and beyond, in a theoretically innovative and methodologically thorough manner. Please submit nominations to the chair of the committee.

Deadline for nominations: April 15, 2019

Award Committee

Andre Audette (chair)
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Monmouth College
aaudette@monmouthcollege.edu

Amanda Friesen
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
amfriese@iupui.edu

Kerem Ozan Kalkan
Assistant Professor
Department of Government
Eastern Kentucky University
kerem.kalkan@eku.edu

Rachel Beatty Riedl
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
Northwestern University
r-riedl@northwestern.edu

Weber Best Paper Award – Nominations Open

From the Chair:

The Weber Best Conference Paper Award recognizes the best paper dealing with religion and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting. The paper should address a timely and relevant topic, within the discipline and beyond, in a theoretically innovative and methodologically thorough manner.

Please submit nominations to the chair of the committee (below).
Deadline for nominations: 15 April 2018 – Self nominations welcome!

Dr Stacey Gutkowski (Chair)
Senior Lecturer in Conflict Studies
Department of War Studies
King’s College London
stacey.gutkowski@kcl.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan C. Agensky
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Ohio University
agensky@ohio.edu

Dr Amelie Barras
Assistant Professor
Social Science Department
York University (Toronto, Canada)
abarras@yorku.ca

Dr Ben Gaskins
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Lewis & Clark College
bgaskins@lclark.edu

Deadline for Weber Best Conference Paper Award Nominations Extended to April 15, 2017

The Weber Best Conference Paper Award recognizes the best paper dealing with religion and politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting. The paper should address a timely and relevant topic, within the discipline and beyond, in a theoretically innovative and methodologically thorough manner. Please submit nominations to the chair of the committee. 

Deadline for nominations: 15 April 2017 – Self nominations welcome!

Prof Monica Duffy-Toft (Chair)
Professor of Government and Public Policy
Blavatnik School of Government
University of Oxford, UK
monica.toft@bsg.oxford.ac.uk

Dr David Siroky
Associate Professor of Political Science
School of Politics and Global Studies
Arizona State University, USA
david.siroky@asu.edu

Dr. Tanya B. Schwarz
Visiting Research Fellow
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
University of Notre Dame, USA
tanyabschwarz@gmail.com

Dr Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom
Senior Lecturer
Political Science Department
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
pazit.bennun@mail.huji.ac.il