Section awards are presented during the APSA annual meeting awards ceremony. To learn more about any award listed, please contact the award committee chair.
The Christian Bay Award recognizes the best paper presented on a critical political science panel at the previous year’s annual meeting.
The Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award recognizes an activist group, in the region of the annual meeting, that puts the ideals of the Critical Political Science Section, “to making the study of political science relevant to building a more democratic and egalitarian economic, social, and political order,” into practice.
The Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award recognizes a progressive political scientist who has had a long, successful career as a writer, teacher, and activist.
The Michael Harrington Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a more democratic and egalitarian economic, social, and political order.
The Stephen Eric Bronner Dissertation Award recognizes an outstanding Political Science dissertation finished within the previous year of the APSA Meeting which exemplifies the commitment to use scholarship in the struggle for a more democratic and egalitarian economic, social, and political order.