Deadline Extended: Thursday, February 20, 2020
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 3 copies to the following address:
ASBWP, C/O Dr. Nikol G. Alexander-Floyd, Rutgers University, 162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
All other submissions should be sent electronically to [email protected]. All submissions should be received no later than February 20, 2020. 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 11-14, 2020.
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 2019-December 2019).
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 academic year (fall 2018-spring 2019). ��
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 (2020). 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.