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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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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 - It is time to add your research to the MPSA Conference Repository for review by your discussant(s). The repository serves as a place to share papers and presentation resources for research presented at the 75th annual MPSA Conference. 

American National Election Studies Data Available -  ANES announced on March 31: "The study interviewed respondents in a pre-election survey between Sept. 7 and Nov. 7, 2016. Election Day was Nov. 8. The study re-interviewed as many as possible of the same respondents in a post-election survey between Nov. 9 and Jan. 8, 2017...  New questions in the latest sample involved outsourcing, policing, political correctness, LGBT issues, gender issues, social mobility, economic inequality, campaign finance and international affairs.  The data can be found at"

Call for Proposals: Race/Gender/Class/Media 4.0: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers - Proposals are sought from scholars across all disciplines for the fourth edition of Race/Gender/Class/Media: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers (Routledge, 2019). Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind, University of Illinois at Chicago, the book will examine the consequences, implications, or opportunities associated with issues of diversity (socially constructed differences such as race, ethnicity, gender, class, etc.) in media. Priority deadline is June 1, 2017 More details are available online . 

Video of Select MPSA Conference Presentations Now Available - With topics ranging from "Proportionality and Policy Change in Non-communicable Diseases: The Cases of Tobacco and Obesity" to "UKIP: Immigration, Europe and the rise of ethno-nationalism?," select presentations from the 2016 MPSA conference are now available on MPSA's YouTube channel.

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