This year three Oxford University Press authors won two of the major American Political Science Association (APSA) awards:
- The Ralph J. Bunche Award for best scholarly work in political science that explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism went to Juliet Hooker for Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos.
- The Robert Dahl Prize for untenured scholar who has produced scholarship of the highest quality on the subject of democracy went to two authors as co-winners: K. Sabeel Rahman for Democracy against Domination and Paul Kenny for Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond.
The following further books won APSA section awards:
- The Foundations of Political Theory Section David Easton Prize for a book that broadens the horizons of contemporary political science by engaging issues of philosophical significance in political life went to two authors as co-winners: Clare Chambers for Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State and Barbara Arneil for Domestic Colonies: The Turn Inward to Colony.
- The Foundations of Political Theory First Book Award for a scholar in the early stages of their career in the area of political theory or political philosophy was given to Sina Kramer for Excluded Within: The (Un)Intelligibility of Radical Political Actors.
- The Foundations of Political Theory First Book Award Honorable Mention went to Angelica Bernal for Beyond Origins: Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy.
- The State Politics and Policy Section Virginia Gray Best Book Award for best political science book published on the subject of U.S. state politics or policy in the preceding three calendar years was awarded to Christopher Witko and William Franko for their The New Economic Populism: How States Respond to Economic Inequality.
- The Conflict Processes Section Best Book Award for most outstanding contribution to the study of any and all forms of political conflict was given to Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley for Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States.
- The Political Organizations and Parties Section Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award for a book published in the last two calendar years that made an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties went to Matt Grossman and David Hopkins for Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats.
- The Race, Politics and Ethnicity Section Best Book Award for the very best research exploring the multiple junctures between politics and issues of race, ethnicity, immigration, and indigeneity went to two authors as co-winners: Juliet Hooker for Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos and Danielle Clealand for The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution.
- The Information, Technology and Politics Section Best Book Award for the best book in the area of Information Technology and Politics went to Joel Penney for The Citizen Marketer.
Congratulations to all of the authors.