The Organized Section in Comparative Politics would like to invite you to submit nominations for the following prizes that will be awarded at the 2016 meeting of the APSA. Please direct nominations to members of the prize committees listed below. The deadline for nominations is March 15.
Luebbert Best Book Award
For the best book published in the field of comparative politics in 2014 and 2015.
Dan Slater (Chicago), Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marius Busemeyer (Konstanz), Marius.Busemeyer@uni-konstanz.de
Melanie Cammett (Harvard), email@example.com
David Rueda (Oxford), firstname.lastname@example.org
Luebbert Best Article Award
For the best article published in the field of comparative politics in 2014 and 2015.
Sage Best Paper Award
For the best paper in comparative politics presented at the 2015 APSA meeting. Funds for the award are provided by Sage Publications.
Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba Dataset Award
For a publicly-available data set in the field of comparative politics.
Powell Graduate Mentoring Award
Bi-annual prize to a political scientist who has demonstrated a particularly outstanding commitment to the mentoring of graduate students in comparative politics. The prize comes with a cash component of $1,500.
Nominations must consist of: 1) a letter of nomination (typically from a colleague or peer), which ideally would also include a list of the nominee’s current and former graduate students; 2) four to (a maximum of) eight additional letters of support -- typically though not necessarily exclusively from former or current graduate students -- that highlight the mentoring activities of the nominee; 3) the nominee’s curriculum vita.