Most Outstanding Paper in the 2017 Sustainability Science Best Paper Awards

The winner of the Sustainability Science 2017 Best Paper Award is “Transdisciplinary co-design of scientific research agendas: 40 research questions for socially relevant climate engineering research” by Dr. Masahiro Sugiyama et al. (2017). The paper was selected out of 62 eligible paper submissions. Congratulations to ESS co-author, Dr. Atsushi Ishii (Tokyo University).

Evan J. Ringquist Best Paper Award, American Political Science Association

Congratulations to ESS Member Dr. Jonas Meckling (University of California, Berkeley) and Dr. Jonas Nahm (Johns Hopkins University) for winning the Evan J. Ringquist Best Paper Award for their 2018 paper, “The power of process: State capacity and climate policy” in Governance.

The award recognizes the best paper published in a relevant journal in the last two years and is awarded by The Science, Technology, & Environmental Politics section of the American Political Science Association.

Message from the ESS Chair Fariborz Zelli

ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with  the Winner of the Graduate Student award Saskia van Wees, from University of Florida
ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with the Winner of the Graduate Student award 2018 (for her paper presented in 2017) – Saskia van Wees, from University of Florida

Dear colleagues,

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.

Here are the details:

Submission/Nomination

  • 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.

The Distinguished Scholar Award 2018

ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Jennifer Clapp
ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Jennifer Clapp

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.

Nominate to the ESS Graduate Student Paper Award

  •  ess_Graduate_student_awardCurrently, nominations are being requested for papers that were presented at the 2017 ISA annual convention in Baltimore. Panel chairs and discussant and paper presenters please make nominations!
  • Graduate students may nominate their own papers as well.
  • Graduate student papers that have been co‐authored with professors are not eligible for nomination for the best graduate student paper.
  • Eligible papers must have been presented at the ISA conference in Baltimore, but not necessarily in a panel sponsored by the ESS.
  • Authors do not have to be ESS members – while, of course, we encourage authors to join our section.