Dear NCOBPS Members,
The National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) enthusiastically announces the following award recipients for their scholarship and achievements in our profession and community for the 2016 and 2017 award-years.
We congratulate all the awardees, and we, especially, thank all awards chairs/co-chairs and their committee members for their dedication in determining this year’s recipients.
Shayla C. Nunnally
|W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Book Award||(Co-Winner) Shatema Threadcraft||Intimate Justice: The Black Female Body and the Body Politic|
|W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Book Award||(Co-Winner) Daniel Q. Gillon||Governing with Words: The Political Dialogue on Race, Public Policy, and Inequality in America|
|Rodney Higgins Best Faculty Paper Award||Pearl K. Dowe, Brinck Kerr, Grace Kerr and Will H. Miller||“What are the Determinants of Interethnic Competition for Principal Positions in Multiethnic U. S. School Districts?”|
|Fannie Lou Hamer Outstanding Community Service Award||Christopher Witt|
|Sammy Younge Best Student Paper Award||Jonathan Collins||“The Politics of Childcare: The Role of Racial Attitudes and Traditional Family Values in Shaping Childcare Policy Preferences”|
|Bayard Rustin Best LGBTQ+ Student Paper Award||Sharonda D. Woodford, Nadia E. Brown||“Invisible Bodies: The Politics of Violence on Black Masculine Lesbians”|
|Alex Willingham Best Political Theory Paper Award||Charisse Burden-Stelly||“Anticommunism, Antiradicalism, and Antiblackness: Theories, Queries, and Lessons for the Present”|