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

2023 APSA Panel Chairs (Law and Courts)
Christina Boyd, University of Georgia
Valarie Hoekstra, Arizona State University

2023 APSA Panel Chairs (Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence)
Courtney Daum, Colorado State University

Nominating Committee
Susan Sterett (chair), University of Maryland- Baltimore County
Tao Dumas, College of New Jersey
Alison Gash, University of Oregon
Susan Haire, University of Georgia
Terri Peretti, Santa Clara University
Rebecca Reid, University of Texas- El Paso

Recruitment, Retention, and Equality Committee
Gbmende Johnson, University of Georgia (co-chair)
Shane Gleason, Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi (co-chair)
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
Lori Hausegger (chair), Boise State University
Bethany Blackstone, James Madison University
Todd Collins, Western Carolina University
Matthew Montgomery, Texas Christian University
John Szmer, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Best Graduate Student Paper Award
Teena Wilhelm (chair), University of Georgia
Mark Hurwitz, Western Michigan University
Andrew O’Geen, Davidson College
Natalie Rogol, Rhode Island College
Elisha Savchak-Trogdon, Elon University

Best Journal Article Award
Benjamin Kassow (chair), University of North Dakota
Eileen Braman, Indiana University- Bloomington
Anna Gunderson, Louisiana State University
David Hughes, Auburn University- Montgomery
Laura Moyer, University of Louisville

Service Award
Kirk Randazzo (chair), University of South Carolina
Nancy Arrington, California Polytechnic State University
Alec Ewald, University of Vermont
Christopher Parker, University of Rhode Island
Maureen Stobb, Georgia Southern University

Teaching and Mentoring Award
Jennifer Bowie (chair), University of Richmond
Ellen Key, Appalachian State University
John Maltese, University of Georgia
Salmon Shomade, Emory University
David Trowbridge, Middle Tennessee State University

Lasting Contribution Award
Vanessa Baird (chair), University of Colorado- Boulder
Elizabeth Lane, Louisiana State University
Raul Sanchez-Urribarri, La Trobe University
Logan Strother, Purude University
Richard Vining, University of Georgia

C. Herman Pritchett Book Award
Susan Burgress (chair) DePaul University
Beau Breslin, Skidmore College
Paul Collins, UMASS- Amherst
Ken Kersch, Boston College
Shannon Smithey, Westminster College

Lifetime Achievement Award
Kevin McGuire (chair), University of North Carolina
Ryan Black, MIchigan State University
Ali Masood, Oberlin College
Mark Massoud, UC- Santa Cruz
Christine Nemacheck, William & Mary College