Susan Strange Award

The Susan Strange Award was established in 1998 to recognize Susan Strange for her unique and extraordinary role within the International Studies Association and the worldwide community of scholars. This award recognizes a person whose singular intellect, assertiveness, and insight most challenge conventional wisdom and intellectual and organizational complacency in the international studies community. 


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  1. Recipients must be current members of ISA.
  • The recipient receives a plaque, which is presented at the Annual Convention by the President of ISA.
  • There is no monetary prize.
  • The recipient is selected by the President in consultation with the incoming president. There is no nomination or application process for this award.
  • The award is not necessarily given every year.
  • Nominations should be sent to by email to the current President of ISA. The deadline for nominations is September 15th of each year.


If you have any questions regarding this award, please contact ISA Headquarters.

Award Chairs, please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

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