Nominate Outstanding #MPSA17 Research

Section heads, panel chairs, and panel discussants may nominate papers for the following awards. MPSA strongly encourages individuals with section or panel responsibilities to nominate papers from their panels for consideration. Please visit to submit your nomination. Deadline: July 1, 2017.

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Conference Updates

Call for Nominations: MPSA Conference Awards - MPSA sponsors many awards for outstanding research presented at the annual MPSA Conference and one award for the best article published in each volume of the American Journal of Political Science (AJPS). With the exception of Flagship Awards and the Herbert Simon Career Contribution Award, nominations are made by conference chairs, discussants, and section heads after the conference; award committees select the winning papers, and awards are announced at the MPSA business meeting during the conference the following year.  

In addition to revamping the category structure of the annual awards program, the MPSA Council has recently created a Policy on Naming Awards and has also approved the addition of the following three awards: 

MPSA strongly encourages individuals with section or panel responsibilities to nominate papers from their panels for consideration at Deadline: July 1, 2017.  

MPSA Adopts Anti-Harassment and Professional Conduct Policy – On April 16, 2017, MPSA adopted an Anti-Harassment and Professional Conduct Policy modeled closely on the American Political Science Association Anti-Harassment Policy which outlines expectations for all who attend and participate in MPSA events and meetings. Read the policy here.

Add Your Research to the MPSA Conference Paper Repository 
- There is still time to add your research to the MPSA Conference Repository to be considered by MPSA awards committees. The repository serves as a place to share papers and presentation resources for research presented at the 75th annual MPSA Conference.  

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