Canadian Politics (Section 40)

The purpose of this section is to promote the interest in Canadian Politics, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to Canadian Politics and to encourage the cumulation of knowledge about Canadian Politics.

Founded: 2009
Public Discussion List: APSA Connect discussion
Website: APSA Canadian Politics Section

Section Counts


Section Membership Dues

Student Regular
$0 $8
Section Officers
Chair Eric Belanger, McGill University
Vice-Chair Amanda Bittner, Memorial University
Secretary Matt Lebo, University of Western Ontario
Treasurer Ross Burkhart, Boise State University
2021 Annual Meeting
Division Chair
Tamara Small, University of Guelph
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Council Pat James, University of Southern California
Francesca Scala, Concordia University
Tamara Small, University of Guelph
Jim Farney, University of Regina
Randy Besco, University of Toronto
Antoine Yoshinaka, State University of New York at Buffalo
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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 40. Canadian Politics awards to-date »


Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award

The Seymour Martin Lipset Best Book Award is given to honor a significant contemporary contribution to the scholarship on Canadian politics, or Canada in a comparative perspective, or a comparative analysis of Canada with other countries, particularly the United States. Nomination Instructions: Books dealing with Canadian politics, or incorporating Canada as a significant case in a comparative political analysis, that were published between 2013-2017 are eligible for consideration. Nominations, including self-nominations, and books should be sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee not later than March 1, 2021. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2021

Award Committee

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Mildred A. Schwartz Award

The Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award goes to scholars who have made significant contributions through their career to the study of Canadian politics, either through development of political analysis of Canada or through incorporating Canada as a significant case in comparative political analyses. Deadline for nominations: June 15, 2021

Award Committee

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