Section Committees

The Section’s work is only possible because of the service its members perform in a variety of leadership roles and on various committees.

Editor of the Journal of Law & Courts
Tom Clark, Emory University

Editors of the Law & Politics Book Review
Jolly Emrey, University of Wisconsin- Whitewater
Monica Lineberger, University of Wisconsin- Whitewater

Editor of the Law & Courts Newsletter
Daniel Lempert, SUNY Potsdam

Law & Courts Listserv Moderators
Todd Curry, University of Texas at El Paso
Michael Fix, Georgia State University
Gbemende Johnson, Hamilton College
Michael Romano, Shenandoah University

Law & Courts Section Webmaster Team
Shane Gleason, Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi
David Hughes, Auburn University Montgomery
Allison Trochesset, National Center for State Courts

2021 APSA Panel Chairs (Law and Courts)
Erin Kaheny, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Rebecca Reid, University of Texas at El Paso

2021 APSA Panel Chairs (Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)
Nancy Maveety, Tulane University
Michael Tolley, Northeastern University

2022 APSA Panel Chairs (Law and Courts)
Mark McKenzie, Texas Tech
Rorie Solberg, Oregon State

2022 APSA Panel Chairs (Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)
Courtenay Daum, Colorado State
Erin Mayo-Adam, Hunter College

Recruitment, Retention, and Equality Committee
Gbmende Johnson, Hamilton College (co-chair)
Shane Gleason, Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi (co-chair)
Todd Curry, University of Texas at El Paso
Angelique Davis, Seattle University
Alison Gash, University of Oregon
Rebecca Gill, University of Nevada – Las Vegas
Melinda Hall, Michigan State University
T.J. Kimel, University of South Carolina

Best Conference Paper Award Committee
Wendy Martinek, SUNY Binghamton, (chair)
Elizabeth Chrun, McGill University
Lisa Conant, University of Denver
Edward Kammerer, Idaho State University
Dagmar Soennecken, York University

Best Graduate Student Paper Award
Tony Smith, University of California – Irvine (chair)
Susan Achury, Miami University
Scott Barclay, Arizona State University
Lisa Holmes, University of Vermont
Jonathan Parent, LeMoyne College

Best Journal Article Award
Kathleen Sullivan, Ohio University (chair)
Traci Burch, Northwestern University
Tao Dumas, College of New Jersey
Maya Sen, Harvard University
Lisa Vanhalla, University College, London
Joshua Wilson, University of Denver

Service Award
Keith Bybee, Syracuse University (chair)
Sara Benesh, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Jennifer Fredette, Ohio University
Lauren McCarthy, UMass
Veronica Michel, CUNY
Jason Pierceson, University of Illinois-Springfield

Teaching and Mentoring Award
Stephen Engel, Bates College (chair)
Cyril Ghosh, Wagner College
Lisa Hilbink, University of Minnesota
Joey Mello, DePaul University
Jamie Rowan, UMass

C. Herman Pritchett Book Award
Jeffrey Dudas, University of Connecticut (chair)
Taniesha Means, Vassar College
Paul Passavant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Julio Rios Figueroa, CIDE, Mexico City
Joanna Wuest, Princeton University

Lasting Contribution Award
Carol Nackenoff, Swarthmore College (chair)
Eileen Braman, Indiana University
Jinee Lokaneeta, Drew University
Jerry Thomas, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
Lydia Tiede, University of Houston

Lifetime Achievement Award
Susan Sterett, University of Maryland – Baltimore County (chair)
Rachel Cicowski, University of Washington
Tamir Moustafa, Simon Fraser University
Miriam Smith, York University
Art Ward, Northern Illinois University