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Civic Engagement (Section 50)

Civic Engagement promotes the teaching of and scholarship in civic engagement through sponsorship of civic education and civic research panels and/or short courses. It recognizes quality scholarship and teaching innovation in civic engagement through annual awards. Civic Engagement will facilitate the development of faculty in this field through mentoring.

Founded: 2020

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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.

 

Established Leader Award

The APSA Civic Engagement Section Established Leader Award recognizes the outstanding and sustained achievements of an individual whose career commitment to civic engagement is marked by a consistent record of leadership in teaching, scholarship, and/or service to relevant communities. Deadline for nominations: February 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Austin Trantham Jacksonville University [email protected]
Karen Kedrowski Iowa State University  [email protected]
Nina Kasniunas  Goucher College [email protected]
Chapman Rackaway Radford University  [email protected]
Jeffrey Kraus  Wagner College [email protected]

Outstanding Civic Engagement Project

This award recognizes a project led by an individual or team of individuals that serves to enhance and cultivate enduring student commitment to democratic engagement. Deadline for nominations: February 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Austin Trantham Jacksonville University [email protected]
Karen Kedrowski Iowa State University  [email protected]
Nina Kasniunas  Goucher College [email protected]
Chapman Rackaway Radford University  [email protected]
Jeffrey Kraus  Wagner College [email protected]

Emerging Scholar

The Emerging Scholar Award honors an individual within five years of earning their terminal degree who is making notable contributions in the teaching and/or research of civic engagement and whose career to date demonstrates unusual promise in this area. Deadline for nominations: February 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Austin Trantham Jacksonville University [email protected]
Karen Kedrowski Iowa State University  [email protected]
Nina Kasniunas  Goucher College [email protected]
Chapman Rackaway Radford University  [email protected]
Jeffrey Kraus  Wagner College [email protected]

Best Paper

The Best Paper Award recognizes the Best Paper presented at a Civic Engagement panel at the APSA Annual Meeting. Deadline for nominations: February 15, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Austin Trantham Jacksonville University [email protected]
Karen Kedrowski Iowa State University  [email protected]
Nina Kasniunas  Goucher College [email protected]
Chapman Rackaway Radford University  [email protected]
Jeffrey Kraus  Wagner College [email protected]