Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017
The Association for the Study of Black Women in Politics is pleased to announce its awards in support of research on Black women in politics and Black gender politics in the U.S. and African Diaspora.
For book submissions, send 1 copy to each of the following addresses (3 total):
1. ASBWP, C/O Dr. Nikol G. Alexander-Floyd, Rutgers University, 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901;
2. Dr. Lakeyta M. Bonnette, Georgia State University, Department of Political Science, 38 Peachtree Center Ave. Ste 1005, Langdale Hall Ste 1028, Atlanta, GA 30303; and
3. Dr. Nadia Brown, Department of Political Science & African American Studies Program, Purdue University, 100 North University Street, BRNG 2249, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098.
All other submissions should be sent electronically to email@example.com. All submissions should be received no later than February 10, 2017. Awards will be announced at the ASBWP Annual Business Meeting to be held at the Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists in Atlanta, GA, March 15-18, 2017.
The Anna Julia Cooper Outstanding Publication Award
Awarded to a political scientist for the most outstanding article in a peer-reviewed journal or book, on Black women in politics (published January 2015-December 2016).
The Mae C. King Distinguished Paper Award on Women, Gender and Black Politics
Awarded for the best paper presented by a political scientist on women, gender and Black Politics at a national or regional Political Science conference in the past 2 academic years (2013-2014 & 2015-2016).
The JoAnn Gibson Robinson Dissertation Writing Award
Awarded to a Ph.D. student in Political Science, who has advanced to candidacy and who expects to receive the degree no earlier than December of the award year (2017). Applicant’s dissertation must focus on some aspect of Black women in politics in the United States or globally.
The Ida B. Wells Undergraduate Essay Prize
Awarded for the best paper on Black women in politics written by an undergraduate student majoring in Political Science or Government.
Note: In keeping with the goals of the ASBWP, special consideration is given to research and scholarship that utilizes interdisciplinary approaches and/or innovative methods and diverse methodological orientations in studying politics.