William Anderson Award

The William Anderson prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the general field of federalism or intergovernmental relations, state and local politics. It carries a prize of $750.

The award was set up in honor of William Anderson, former APSA president, who was a leading American authority in the areas of local government, public administration, intergovernmental relations and the history of political science. He did much to shape teaching and research in these fields not only at his own university, but throughout the country.

Nominations for the 2020 Anderson Award will close on Friday, February 14, 2020.  Please click here to submit a nomination.

List of All William Anderson Award Recipients 

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William Anderson Award Committee

Chair: Dr. Megan Mullin
Duke University
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Tim Conlan
George Mason University
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Dr. Tracy Osborn
University of Iowa
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