CPSA Prize in International Relations

The CPSA Prize in International Relations has been established to recognize the contribution of political scientists to the study of international relations. The prize is awarded every two years.

Rules 2023

  • The prize will be awarded to the author of the best book published, in English or in French, in the field of international relations.
  • 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 International Relations 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 (2023). 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 (2023). The membership fee, in either of the above cases, must be received at the CPSA Secretariat before the prize submission deadline. 
  • For the 2023 award, a book must have a copyright date of 2021 or 2022.
  • The deadline for submission of books is December 10, 2022. Books published between December 11 th and December 31 st are eligible, provided that members of the jury are informed of the date of submission.
  • The winner will be announced at the 2023 CPSA Conference.
  • The winner will receive a commemorative plaque and the set of e-books submitted to the CPSA for the 2023 prize.
  • To nominate a book, a digital version must be sent to each member of the Prize Jury (click on their names below to access their e-mail addresses) and to the CPSA Prize Team. Subject line: CPSA PRIZE IN IR  – BOOK TITLE” 

Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA Prizes Team) 

Members of the 2023 prize jury: 

Anne-Marie D’Aoust
Maureen Hiebert                           
Lee Seymour