Excellence in scholarship recognized at annual meeting of political scientists

September 06, 2006

Washington, DC--Recognizing excellence in the profession and study of politics is a core activity of the American Political Science Association. To bring attention to exceptional scholarship, the Association has established a number of awards covering areas such as dissertations, research papers and articles, books, and career achievement. Through the years these awards have played an important role in contributing to the careers of their recipients, and have marked significant breakthroughs in research in the study of politics.

The 2006 awards were granted at the 102nd APSA Annual Meeting, which took place in Philadelphia from August 31-September 3. This year's recipients included:

Book Awards:Dissertation Awards:Paper and Article Awards include:Career Awards (for significant achievements related to political science):

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The American Political Science Association (est. 1903) is the leading professional organization for the study of politics and has over 14,000 members in 80 countries. For more news and information about political science research visit the APSA media website, www.politicalsciencenews.org.

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