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Call for Papers — Okin-Young Award

The Okin-Young Award is co-sponsored by Women and Politics, Foundations of Political Theory, and the Women’s Caucus for Political Science. This award commemorates the scholarly, mentoring, and professional contributions of Susan Moller Okin and Iris Marion Young to the development of the field of feminist political theory. This annual award recognizes the best paper on feminist political theory published in an English language academic journal during the previous calendar year. Papers will be considered by self-nomination or nomination by other individuals. The award carries a cash award of $600. To be eligible, the article must have been published in 2015.

The deadline for submissions will be February 15, 2016. To be considered for this award, one copy of the article should be sent to the Chair of the committee. When submitting an article, please specify in the subject line, “Okin-Young Award” in all email correspondence.


Chair, and Member representing Women’s Caucus: Shatema Threadcraft


Member representing Foundations: Prof. Jillian Locke,

Member representing Women and Politics: Karen Celis,

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