Awards

The Migration and Citizenship Section welcomes nominations and self-nominations for awards for (1) Best Book; (2) Best Article; (3) Best Dissertation; and, (4) Best Paper presented by a graduate student at APSA the preceding year (2021). Section membership is required to make a nomination (with the exception of the Best Dissertation Prize), but section membership is not required for consideration (though always encouraged!).

Section awards are presented during the APSA annual meeting section business meeting. To learn more about any award listed, contact the award committee chair of the award.

Listing of previous section award winners, 2013-2021.

Book Award
Award for best book on migration and/or citizenship published in the previous year (i.e., copyright and printed in 2021). Publishers or other nominators should send one hard copy of a book published (i.e., printed; either paperback or hardback) in 2021 to each committee member by March 15, 2022. Edited volumes are not eligible for the book award.

Best Book Award Selection Committee 2022:

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email

Lahra Smith

Georgetown University Lahra.Smith@georgetown.edu
Anna Boucher University of Sydney anna.boucher@sydney.edu.au
Rafaela Dancygier Princeton Univeristy rdancygi@princeton.edu

Best Article Award
Award for best article on migration and/or citizenship published (i.e., printed) in the previous calendar year. Send one electronic copy of an article published (i.e., printed) in 2021 to each committee member by March 15, 2022.

Best Article Award Selection Committee 2022:

Name Affiliation Email

Els de Graauw

Baruch College Els.deGraauw@baruch.cuny.edu
Deborah Schildkraut Tufts University deborah.schildkraut@tufts.edu
Fiona Adamson University of London, SOAS fa33@soas.ac.uk

Dissertation Award
Award for best dissertation on migration and/or citizenship accepted in the previous calendar year. Send one electronic copy of a dissertation accepted in 2021 AND a dissertation abstract to each committee member. Nominees should also request their advisor to send an electronic letter of recommendation to the award committee chair. All materials are due March 15, 2022.

Best Dissertation Award Selection Committee 2022:

Name Affiliation Email

Hélène Thiollet

Sciences Po helene.thiollet@sciencespo.fr
Michael Sharpe York College/CUNY  msharpe@york.cuny.edu
Sener Aktürk Koc University sakturk@ku.edu.tr

Paper Award
Award for best paper (either as part of a panel or poster session) on migration and/or citizenship presented by a graduate student at the 2021 APSA Annual Meeting (held virtually due to COVID). Send one electronic copy of a paper presented at APSA 2021 to each committee member by March 15, 2022.

Best Paper Award Selection Committee 2022:

Name Affiliation Email
Jeannette Money         University of California, Davis jnmoney@ucdavis.edu
Lauren Duquette-Rury Wayne State University lduquette@wayne.edu
Rachel Navarre  Bridgewater State University rnavarre@bridgew.edu