Lawrence Finkelstein Award

ISA’s International Organization Section (IO) is seeking high quality graduate student papers that were presented (on a panel or as a poster) at the Annual Convention for competition to win the Lawrence S. Finkelstein Prize. Papers must discuss international organization, as broadly defined. Students are permitted to edit the paper presented at the conference, as long as the paper remains unchanged in substance. The Section particularly welcomes submissions from outside the United States.

General Information

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria

  1. Recipients must be a current member of ISA

Prize

  • The prize will be awarded at the IO Business Meeting at the upcoming Convention.
  • The winner will receive a $100 cash prize, a certificate, plus a travel grant for up to $500 to attend the ISA Annual Convention.

Selection Process

  • Nominations should be made to the chair of the Finkelstein Prize Committee by July 30th. The Committee selects the winner and awards the prize at the IO Section business meeting at the upcoming Convention.

Apply or Nominate for the Award

  • Students should email their papers to the Prize Committee Chair. Please include "Finkelstein Prize Submission" in the subject line. In the email, please note the panel or poster session for which you presented the paper.
  • The Section also encourages the prize recipient to submit her/his paper to the journal Global Governance for possible publication.
  • Nominations should be submitted electronically by July 30th.

Recipients

Congratulations to Jonathan Chu, the 2017 recipient of the Lawrence Finkelstein Award!

For a list of past recipients, please check below.

Past Recipients

Contact

Erin N. Hannah | Chair
February 2017-April 2018
Kings University College

Meet the Committee

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 6 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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