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Conflict Processes (Section 7)

The purpose of this section is to be a forum for the study of any and all forms of political conflict both within and between nation-states.

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Founded: 1984
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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.

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Best Book Award

Given every two years for the book making the most outstanding contributions to the study of any and all forms of political conflict, either within or between nation-states, published in the two calendar years prior to the year in which the award is given. Edited volumes and textbooks are not eligible for the award. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair, and a copy of the book should be sent to each member of the award committee. 

Deadline for nominations: NA

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Best Paper Award

This award is given annually for the best paper written by one or more untenured scholars (graduate students, post-docs, or faculty) and presented as part of a conflict processes sponsored panel or poster session at the previous annual meeting. Papers are eligible only if all authors are untenured at the time the paper is presented. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged.

Nomination Instructions: Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair. 

Deadline for nominations: October 30, 2022

Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Jesse Trudeau Brown University [email protected]
Ben Lessing (Chair) University of Chicago [email protected]
Susanna Campbell American University [email protected]

J. David Singer Data Innovation Award

The J. David Singer Data Innovation Award is given for the best data contribution to the study of any and all forms of political conflict.  The award recognizes a specific contribution rather than a body of work across a career.  Contributions can include the collection of a specific data set, a tool that aids the analysis of data, or other innovative work that has advanced empirical work using reproducible data. In addition to innovation, impact of the project on the research of scholars other than the nominees is a key element of the contribution of a nominated project.  Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are welcomed.  Nominations should identify the project and its contribution as well as the scholars being nominated. Scholars of all rank are eligible for the award.

Deadline for Nominations: March 15, 2023


Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Jonathan Renshon (Chair) University of Wisconsin-Madison [email protected]
Sabrina Karim Cornell University [email protected]
Magnus Lundgren  University of Gothenburg [email protected]

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Council of the APSA Conflict Processes Section invites nominations for the Conflict Processes Section Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the study of conflict processes, in particular: demonstrating outstanding mentorship to junior scholars; providing noteworthy service to the APSA Conflict Process community; and through a significant body of exceptional research fundamentally improved knowledge of conflict processes.

Deadline for nominations: March 15th, 2023


Award Committee

Name Affiliation Email
Jakana Thomas  (Chair) University of California, San Diego Jakana Thomas 
Chris Farris University of Michigan [email protected]
Danielle Jung Emory University [email protected]