CPSA Prize in Comparative Politics
The CPSA Prize in Comparative Politics has been established to recognize the contribution of political scientists to the field of comparative politics. The prize is awarded every two years.
- The prize will be awarded to the author of the best book published, in English or in French, in the field of comparative politics.
- To be eligible, a book may be single-authored or multi-authored. Textbooks, edited books, collections of essays, translations and memoirs will not be considered.
- A book can be submitted by the author, the publisher or a member of the jury.
- A book that has been submitted to the CPSA Prize in Comparative Politics cannot be submitted to another CPSA book prize in the same year or in a subsequent year.
- In the case of a single-authored book, the author must be a member of the CPSA in the year the book is considered for the prize (2022). In the case of a multi-authored book, at least one of the authors must be a member of the CPSA in the year the book is considered for the prize. The membership fee, in either of the above cases, must be received at the CPSA Secretariat before the prize submission deadline.
- For the 2022 award, a book must have a copyright date of 2020 or 2021.
- The deadline for submission of books is December 10, 2021. Books published between December 11th and December 31st are eligible, provided that members of the jury are informed of the date of mailing.
- The winner will be announced at the 2022 CPSA Conference.
- The winner will receive a commemorative plaque and the set of books submitted to the CPSA for the 2022 prize.
- To nominate a book, an electronic or paper copy must be sent directly to each member of the Prize Jury as indicated below and to the CPSA Secretariat. The packages or e-mails must be clearly marked CPSA PRIZE IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS ENTRY.
Canadian Political Science Association (electronic copy)
Julián Durazo-Herrmann, Université du Québec à Montréal (paper copy)
Département de science politique
Université du Québec à Montréal
400, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
Pavillon Hubert Aquin, Local A-3405
Daniel Stockemer, University of Ottawa (paper copy)
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Ottawa
Social Sciences Building, Room 7067
120 University Private
Debra Thompson, McGill University (paper copy)
Department of Political Science
Leacock Building, Room 414
855 Sherbrooke Street West