Best Article Award in Kurdish Political Studies

9 03 2016

ucfembThis award, sponsored by Kurdish Political Studies Program at the University of Central Florida, recognizes the best article in Kurdish Political Studies by a rising scholar during the previous calendar year (for this initial award cycle, articles published in 2014 and 2015 will be considered). All articles published in English language peer-reviewed journals addressing questions and covering issues related to Kurdish politics, broadly defined, are eligible for applying for the award. The award is open to all disciplines under social sciences and humanities. The primary author of the article needs to be an untenured scholar (graduate student, post-doc, independent scholar, assistant professor or equivalent) at the time of the publication. The first prize winner will be awarded $300, and the second prize winner $200. The awardees will be announced in November 2016.

Copies of the nominated article should be sent by email to Güneş Murat Tezcür at Self-nominations are welcome.

Deadline of nominations: May 15, 2016.

Award Committee

Janet Klein

Department of History

The University of Akron


Güneş Murat Tezcür

Department of Political Science

University of Central Florida


Hakan Özoğlu

Department of History

University of Central Florida


Nicole F. Watts

Department of Political Science

San Francisco State University