Outstanding Book in Foreign Policy

This is a biennial award that aims to celebrate the best book published in Foreign Policy in the two years prior to the call for the award. Please note that the award is given in odd number years. The next Book award will be given in 2021. 


General Information

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria

  1. Recipients must be a current member of ISA and the FPA Section.
  2. As a general guideline, nominees should have a substantial record of publishing in the field and service to the FPA Section.
  3. Nominations may only come from FPA section members, and nominees must be FPA section members at the time they receive the award.

Prize

  • The Outstanding Book in Foreign Policy will be presented at the Annual Convention where the author will be presented with a plaque.

Selection Process

  • Nominations will be submitted to the section president who will appoint a committee of section members to choose the winner from those nominated.

Apply for the FPA Distinguished Scholar Award

  • Nominations should include a letter of support and the nominee's C.V.
  • Self-nominations are welcome.
  • As a general guideline, nominees should have a substantial record of publishing in the field and service to the section.
  • Please send nominations via email to the Award Committee Chair- Dursun Peksen (dpeksen@memphis.edu) by no later than May 6th.

Recipients

Congratulations to Roseanne W. McManus, 2019's recipient of the Outstanding Book in Foreign Policy, for "Statements of Resolve: Achieving Coercive Credibility in International Conflict"

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Contact

Brian Lai | Chair
February 2017-April 2018
University of Iowa

Award Chairs please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

Key Dates

The International Studies Association

Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 7 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
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