SICA Awards

Apply Now! SICA is seeking nominations for the 2018 Fred Riggs Award, David Gould Scholarship, and Col  Leadership Award

Please send nominations for Fred Riggs Award to Professor M. Shamsul Haque, SICA  Chair,  at polhaque@nus.edu.sg by January 19, 2018. Each letter of nomination should indicate in some depth the person’s intellectual achievements and relevant qualifications for the Fred Riggs Award. You should include the nominee’s CV as well as any other supporting documents.  There should be at least two letters of nomination from SICA members. All nomination materials should be sent directly to me as the SICA Chair

After the submission deadline, all nominations and related materials will be sent to the Riggs Award Committee for consideration. The winner will be announced by February 15, 2018 and the award will be offered at the 2018 SICA Business Meeting at the ASPA Annual Conference at Hyatt Regency Denver.

SICA is accepting nominations for the 2018 David Gould Scholarship Program.  The David Gould Scholarship Program offers graduate students in the fields of public administration, public policy and/or international development, support to attend ASPA annual conference.  Each year at least two students receive a nominal stipend and a free registration for the SICA Workshop.

In order to nominate a graduate student for a Gould Scholarship, please send a letter of nomination by a faculty member (should mention the student’s current GPA) and the student’s CV by January 21, 2018 to Professor M. Shamsul Haque, SICA  Chair,  at polhaque@nus.edu.sg

SICA is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Col Leadership Award. The Col Leadership Award was established by SICA in 2016 to recognize SICA members who have made significant contributions to the Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA).

Please send all nominations to Col Leadership Award Chair, Kim Moloney, at k.moloney@murdoch.edu.au by January 19, 2018. Each letter of nomination should indicate in some depth the person’s contributions to, and leadership roles within, SICA. This includes information about how SICA has been transformed by your nominee’s involvement. Please include relevant supporting documents. Each nominee will require at least two letters of nomination from SICA members.

After the submission deadline, all nominations and related materials will be sent to the Col Leadership Award Committee for consideration. The 2018 Committee members include Kim Moloney (Chair, k.moloney@murdoch.edu.au), Genevieve Meyers (meyersge@udmercy.edu) and Aminata Shah (sillah06@gmail.com).  The winner will be announced by February 15, 2018 and the award will be offered at the 2018 SICA Business Meeting at the ASPA Annual Conference at Hyatt Regency Denver.

Fred Riggs Award

The Fred Riggs Award was established by SICA in 1985 to recognize those who have made significant, substantial, and widely recognized contributions to the conceptual, theoretical, or operational development of international, comparative, or development administration. The award is named in honor of Fred Riggs, a pioneer in these fields and a founder of the section. The award is made annually at the section’s Business Meeting, held in conjunction with ASPA’s annual conference.

2017 Winner:

Dr. Ali Farazmand

2016 Winner:

Dr. Jennifer Brinkerhoff 

2015 Winner:

Dr. Evan M. Berman

Garcia-Zamor Best Paper Award

This award recognizes the author of the best paper presented at the International Riggs Symposium during the Annual Conference. The award was named after Professor Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor, a long-time SICA member. SICA has established a committee that reviews the papers presented and determines the winner of the award.

2017 Winners:

Dr. Can Chen (Florida International University)

Dr. Milena Neshkova (Florida International University)

 

2016 Winners:

Dr. Gerald Caiden (University of Southern California)
Dr. Palina Prysmakova (Florida International University)
Dr. Michelle Tandardini (Florida International University)

Col Award for Outstanding SICA Leadership 

This award is offered to SICA members who have demonstrated strong commitment and active leadership contribution to SICA’s mission. It is named after Jeanne Marie Col and is presented annually at the Section’s business meeting.

2017 Winner:

Darlene Pierre-Louis

2016 Winner:

Dr. Jeanne-Marie Col 

David Gould Scholarship Program

The David Gould Scholarship Program offers graduate students in the fields of public administration, public policy, or international development with support to attend ASPA’s annual conference. Each year at least two students receive a nominal stipend and a free registration for the Workshop. The program is named in honor of David Gould, an active SICA member and long-time professor of public administration at the University of Pittsburgh, who was among those killed in the bombing of Pan AM flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, December 21, 1988.

2017 Winners:

  • Rashmi V. Chordiya
  • Mehmet Akif Demircioglu
  • Suparna Dutta
  • Brittany Scott Keegan

 

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