The Executive Board of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association would like to recognize the outstanding scholarship of participants of the PNWPSA conference by offering two awards, one to a faculty member and one to a student. Recipients of the Cascadia Award will receive recognition at the conference’s general meeting and have conference fees paid for the following year.
In order the submit a paper for consideration, please note the following criteria:
If you have a faculty or student that you would like to nominate, please send the paper and a short description of why you think the paper merits consideration, to both Season Hoard at firstname.lastname@example.org and Erika Allen Wolters at email@example.com.
Kylee Britzman accepted the Cascadia Award for the best paper presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting for "Does the Messenger Shape the Message's Effect? Race, Black Lives Matter, and the Efficacy of Social Movement Messages" by Testa, Williams, Britzman, and Hibbing.
Furkan Cakmak received the Cascadia Award for the best graduate student paper presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting for "When Losing Matters: Emotional Response to Political Loss and News Media Choice."
Anil “Andy” Hira, pictured receiving the award in Portland, for his paper entitled “Improving mining community benefit agreements through better monitoring and evaluation”, delivered at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Seattle.