ISA Book of the Decade Award

The International Studies Best Book of the Decade Award honors the best book published in international studies over the last decade.In order to be selected, the winning book must be a single book (edited volumes will not be considered) that has already had or shows the greatest promise of having a broad impact on the field of international studies over many years. Only books of this broad scope, originality, and interdisciplinary significance should be nominated.

Details

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  1. Recipients must be current members of ISA.
  • A $500.00 (USD) cash prize to the recipient is awarded from the ISA General Account, along with a plaque.
  • This award is awarded once a decade. The next award will be announced at the ISA Annual Convention in 2030.
  • The recipient will be notified after October 1st.
  • Nominations may be made by any individual member of ISA or by publishers.
  • A letter of nomination, stating the reasons why the nominator believes the book to be worthy of this award, should be sent to all members of the committee by e-mail at the addresses listed below.
  • It is the nominator's responsibility to contact the publisher and request that copies of the nominated title be sent to each of the committee members at the addresses listed, along with one copy to ISA HQ.
  • Nominations should be submitted by May 15, 2019.

Recipients

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of the ISA Book of the Decade Award, Jessica A. Stanton and Clifford Bob!

This award is given once a decade. The next award recipient will be announced at the ISA Annual Convention in 2030. See the previous recipients below.


Year Recipient
2020 Jessica A. Stanton and Clifford Bob
2010 Daniel H. Deudney, Joshua S. Goldstein, Bruce Russett and John Oneal
2005 Alexander Wendt

Committee Members

Rudra Sil | Chair
March 2019 - March 2020
Department of Political Science
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
133 S. 36th Street
Philadephia, PA 19104-6215 USA

Sebastian Harnisch | Member
March 2019 - March 2020
HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY
Am Bogen 17
Mannheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg 68257
Germany

Jun Koga Sudduth | Member
March 2019- March 2020
McCance Building
UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
16 Richmond Street
Glasglow G1 1QX
United Kingdom

Lisbeth Aggestam | Member
March 2019- March 2020
Department of Political Science
Sprängkullsgatan 19
UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG
Västra Götaland 405 30 Gothenburg
Sweden

Jessica Maves Braithwaite | Member
March 2019- March 2020
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
343 Social Sciences
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA


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