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Editorship Proposal: Section Journal – Politics & Religion

Politics & Religion
Editorship Proposal:
July 9, 2021
[Revised: August 16, 2021]

Andrew R. Lewis
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Cincinnati
[email protected]

Sultan Tepe
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Illinois-Chicago
[email protected]

Call for Nominations for Communications Coordinator

From the Section Chair:

Dear Religion and Politics Section Members,

Religion and Politics Section is calling for nominations, including self-nominations, for the Communications Coordinator position. The Communications Coordinator oversees, coordinates, and updates the content of the section website and manages the section correspondence as well as the Twitter account in coordination with the other members of the Executive Committee. The Communications Coordinator is an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee, and must be a member of the section once appointed.

The section currently uses WordPress and Twitter in addition to APSA Connect, so any experience with WordPress and/or Twitter would be considered a plus. If you are interested in serving the section in this capacity, please send a short bio (150 words max) to the section chair, Nukhet Sandal ([email protected]), by August 15. The Communications Coordinator will be elected to a two-year term by (virtual) secret ballot or acclamation (if only one nominee is presented) of the section members, and will be announced together with the new Executive Committee members at the Annual Business Meeting.

APSA Religion and Politics: requesting proposals for small grant awards

Religion and Politics: requesting proposals for small grant awards of up to $2,500 for research on religion and politics. Proposals may address any topic of theoretical, empirical, and practical significance for the study of religion and politics. Effective proposals will make clear what the author(s) intend to do, why that research is important, and how the project will be executed.

  • Please submit proposals to by 11:59 PM on September 1, 2021. Awards will be announced by October 15, 2021.
  •  Funds may be spent through October 15, 2022.
  • Applicants must be members of the Religion & Politics section (note that section membership is free to graduate students).
  • Preference will be given to graduate students, recent PhDs, and untenured faculty.
  • Questions may be addressed to Amy Erica Smith, [email protected].

Call for Nominations for Religion and Politics Executive Committee (2021)

APSA Religion and Politics Section is pleased to announce a Call for Nominations for candidates to stand in an upcoming online election to serve a two-year term on the Executive Committee of the section. There are three vacancies on the Committee to be filled in this election.

All nominees should be current members of the Religion and Politics Section. Section members may self-nominate. If you are nominating a colleague, please make sure that you have their consent before nomination, and cc them on the nomination email.

Please forward the candidate’s short biography (no more than 150 words), including the candidate’s institutional affiliation, to the Section Chair, Nukhet A. Sandal ([email protected]), by July 15, 2021.

An online election will be held after nominations close and results will be announced before the APSA 2021 Annual Meeting.

We look forward to receiving your nominations.

Religion and Politics Section Executive Committee