The ECPG Gender & Politics Career Achievement Award

The ECPG Gender and Politics Career Achievement Award honors an outstanding career of intellectual accomplishment, mentoring and service to the profession in the field of Gender and Politics in Europe.

The field of gender and politics is broadly conceived to include any gender and sexuality studies perspective in political science, international relations, political theory and philosophy, research methods, public policy and public administration.

The award is open to all the scholars who have contributed in outstanding fashions to scholarly development, mentoring and professional service to the field of Gender and Politics in Europe. Furthering the cause and interests of gender and politics scholars in Europe, their career and work in political science is a criterion to obtain the award. There is no requirement regarding the academic affiliation or geographic professional location of the nominee.


15 November 2018

Nominations should be submitted through the nomination form.


Collective nominations may be made BY A MINIMUM OF 20 SCHOLARS IN GENDER AND POLITICS WHO HAVE ATTENDED ECPG AT LEAST ONCE IN THE PAST.  It should consist of a statement outlining the contribution of the nominees regarding their intellectual accomplishment, mentoring contribution and service to the profession in the field of Gender and Politics in Europe.

The nomination should include the vitae of the nominee as well as a representative piece of work. The nomination should also include the name, and academic affiliation of the scholars endorsing the nomination.

Award Frequency

Every two years

2019 Prize Award Committee

Johanna Kantola, University of Tampere (Chair)*

Karen Beckwith, Case Western Reserve University

David Paternotte, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Shiri Rai, University of Warwick

*Please address all enquires to the Prize Chair, Johanna Kantola at