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American Political Economy (Section 54)

The purpose of this section is to facilitate and promote research in the emerging subfield of American Political Economy (APE)—the study of the interaction of capitalism and democracy (markets and politics) in the United States. The section facilitates panels exploring topics related to APE, recognizes quality scholarship in the APE subfield with awards and provides mentorship for younger scholars working in the APE subfield.

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Founded: 2022

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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.

 

Emerging Scholar in American Political Economy 

Given to a scholar not more than five years beyond the PhD who has made important contributions to the study of the American political economy. The award is focused on political scientists who study the United States, though comparative scholars who include the United States in their analyses are also eligible. Self-nominations are encouraged, but should include the name of at least one external reference. The award comes with a prize of $1000. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Kathleen Thelen (chair) Massachusetts Institute of Technology [email protected]
Daniel Galvin  Northwestern University [email protected]
Jane Gingrich Oxford University [email protected]

 

Best Dissertation on American Political Economy 

Given to a dissertation defended in the previous two calendar years (2021 or 2022) that makes an important contribution to the study of the American political economy. The award is focused on political scientists who study the United States, though comparative scholars who include the United States in their analyses are also eligible. Self-nominations are encouraged, but should include the name of at least one external reference. The award comes with a prize of $500. Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Paul Pierson (chair) University of California, Berkeley [email protected]
Nicholas Carnes  Duke University [email protected]
Margaret Weir Brown University [email protected]

 


Best Paper on American Political Economy

Given to a paper presented at the 2022 meeting of the American Political Science Association that makes an important contribution to the study of the American political economy. In this initial year, papers do not have to have been presented on panels sponsored by the Organized Section on American Political Economy. The award is focused on political scientists who study the United States, though comparative scholars who include the United States in their analyses are also eligible. Self-nominations are encouraged, but should include the name of at least one external reference. The award comes with a prize of $500.
Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2023

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email

Jacob Grumbach (chair)

University of Washington  [email protected]
Isabel Perera Cornell University [email protected]
Jonathan Rodden Stanford University [email protected]

 

All section 54. American Political Economy awards to-date »