Section awards are presented during the APSA annual meeting awards ceremony. To learn more about any award listed, contact the award committee chair for the award.
All section 28. Political Psychology awards to-date »
Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given to the most outstanding paper in political psychology delivered at the previous year’s Annual Meeting. E-mail your nominations to the members of the committee. Deadline for nominations: TBA
Best Dissertation Award
The Best Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation in political psychology filed during the previous year. To nominate a dissertation, send an electronic copy of the dissertation to the members of the committee. Self-nominations are accepted. All nominations should include a letter of support from the chair of the dissertation committee that addresses the contribution of the dissertation to the field of political psychology. Deadline for nominations: TBA
Robert E. Lane Award
The Robert E. Lane Award for the best book in political psychology published in the past year. To nominate a book for the award, send a copy of the book to each committee member. Deadline for nominations: TBA
Distinguished Junior Scholar Award
The APSA Political Psychology section gives Distinguished Junior Scholar Awards as grants to junior scholars (graduate students or those no more than seven years since receiving their Ph.D) to help fund their travel to the APSA meeting. E-mail your nominations to the members of the committee.
Deadline for nominations: TBA
Hazel Gaudet Erskine Career Achievement Award
This award recognizes a scholar whose lifetime scholarship and service to the profession has made an outstanding contribution to the field of political psychology. Deadline for nominations: Not awarded in 2022