2022 Awards

Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award

Recognizes a scholar whose lifetime professional work has made an outstanding contribution to the field.

John C. Green (University of Akron & The Bliss Institute of Applied Politics)

Emerging Scholar Award

Given to a scholar who has received his or her PhD within the last five years and whose career to date demonstrates unusual promise.

Niloufer Siddiqui (University at Albany-State University of New York)

Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award

Recognizes a book published in the last two calendar years that made an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.

Caitlin Andrews-Lee (Toronto Metropolitan University)
The Emergence and Revival of Charismatic Movements: Argentine Peronism and Venezuelan Chavismo (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

Jack Walker Best Article Award

Recognizes an article published in the last two calendar years that makes an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.

Alexandra E. Cirone (Cornell University)
Gary W. Cox (Stanford University)
Jon H. Fiva (Norwegian Business School)
“Seniority-Based Nominations and Political Careers,” American Political Science Review 115(1), 234-251.

POP Best Paper Award

Recognizes the best paper delivered on a Political Organizations and Parties-sponsored panel at the preceding (2020) APSA annual meeting.

Aytuğ Şaşmaz (Bryn Mawr College)
“Unequal Political Selection across Parties: Evidence from the Secular-Islamist Competition in Tunisia”

Virginia Gray Graduate Student Research Award

This award honors distinguished scholar of American politics and mentor of many graduate students, Dr. Virginia Gray, Professor Emerita at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The award is for graduate student members of the Political Organizations and Parties who are presenting research at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference.

Fabio Angiolillo (Hong Kong University)
Daniel Casey (Australian National University)
Anirvan Chowdhury (University of California – Berkeley)
Sam Frederick (Columbia University)
Tranae Hardy (Georgetown University)
Jia Li (Penn State University)
Amelia Meli (University of Maryland, College Park)
Laura Moses (The Ohio State University)
Connor Phillips (Harvard University)
Cassidy Reller (University of California – San Diego)
Kimberly Shella (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
Antonio Valentim (Humboldt University Berlin)
Elisa Wirsching (New York Universit