Before the San Francisco ISA Conference disappears from memory, please nominate papers written and presented by graduate students for the ESS Graduate Student Paper Award.
- Currently, nominations are being requested for papers that were presented at the 2018 ISA annual convention in San Francisco. Panel chairs and discussant and paper presenters please make nominations!
- Graduate students may nominate their own papers as well.
Please see the Officers page for an updated list of officers, with the year of their service ending in parenthesis.
The Distinguished Scholar Award of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association recognizes outstanding scholars whose long history of excellent research and teaching has had substantial impact on fields associated with international relations and environmental issues.
The Environmental Studies Section is proud to announce Professor Jennifer Clapp as its Distinguished Scholar 2018.
She holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and was a Trudeau Fellow in 2013 and 2016.
Graduate students are invited every year to participate in the ESS Graduate Student Paper Award Competition sponsored by the Environmental Studies Section of ISA. The award was established in 2011 to recognize the best paper with an environment-related theme presented at the ISA Annual Convention.
The winner of the 2018 Graduate Student Award, with a certificate and $ 150 check is Saskia van Wees, University of Florida; Paper title: ‘Normative Pressure and Environmental Governance’
Runner-up to the Graduate Student Award 2018, with honorable mention and $ 100 check: Abby Lindsay, American University; Paper title: ‘Social Learning as an Adaptive Measure to Prepare for Climate Change Impacts on Water Provision in Peru’
– The paper is ab out multi-stakeholder urban water management in Peru and under what conditions does social learning really occurs, e.g. diverse participation, open communication, multiple sources of knowledge, and the possibility to influence the outcome.
She was presented the award at the ESS reception.