The Prize of the Foundation Mattei Dogan awarded by the International Political Science Association for High Achievement in Political Science is offered to a scholar of high international reputation in recognition of his/her contribution to the advancement of political science. The prize is awarded every three years at the World Congresses of the International Political Science Association (IPSA).
The recipient for 2012 will be invited to present a prize lecture during the 22st World Congress in Madrid, Spain, and will receive 5,000 USD from the Foundation Mattei Dogan.
Nominations for the prize can be made by one of the following four ways:
a)jointly by two or several national associations of IPSA;
b)jointly by two or several IPSA Research Committees;
c)jointly by four or more IPSA members in good standing of at least two different nationalities;
d)from outside IPSA, by established academic institutions active in political science.
Nominations need to be sent to the IPSA Secretary General (firstname.lastname@example.org) and will be accepted until July 12, 2011.
Nominations must indicate the merits of the nominee and be accompanied by his/her biography and bibliography. The propositions should also include letters of recommendation, signed by eminent scholars, as well as a report about citations of the nominee in the Social Science Citation Index during the previous 15 years.
The prize recipient is chosen by the IPSA Executive Committee, by secrete ballot, among the nominees proposed as indicated above. The final choice is the prerogative of the IPSA Executive Committee. Current officers of the IPSA Executive Committee and of the Council, as well as the officers of the Research Committees are not eligible for this award. Former IPSA officers become eligible four years after the end of their last mandate.