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Political Psychology (Section 28)

The purpose of this section to facilitate communication across subfields and disciplinary boundaries among individuals interested in the relationship between political and psychological processes.

Founded: 1993

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Section Awards

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

Deadline for nominations: March 17, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Hui (Max) Bai Stanford University [email protected]
Angel Saavedra Bowdoin College [email protected]
Cheryl Boudreau University of California, Davis [email protected]

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: March 17, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Angie Ocampo University of Pittsburgh [email protected]
Yamil Velez  Columbia University [email protected]

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: March 17, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Cigdem Sirin University of Texas - El Paso [email protected]
Jose Villalobos University of Texas - El Paso [email protected]

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: March 17, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Angela Ocampo University of Texas - Austin [email protected]
Tony Carey University of North Texas [email protected]
Jenn Merolla University of California, Riverside [email protected]

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

Award Committee