Every year Politics awards the Politics Prize for the best research article published in the journal in the previous year, and the Learning and Teaching Prize every two years for the best Learning and Teaching article published in the previous 2 years.
In 2017, the Politics Prize was won by Terry Hathaway for the article “Lukes Reloaded: An Actor-Centred Three-Dimensional Power Framework“.
In 2016, the Learning and Teaching Prize was won by Lesley J. Pruitt for the article “Reflections on Possibilities and Challenges of Discussing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Role-Play Simulations“.
The winner of the Politics Prize:
- “Voter turnout decline and stratification: Quasi-experimental and comparative evidence of a growing educational gap” by Ruth Dassonneville and Marc Hooghe
The winner of the Learning and Teaching Prize is:
- “Trigger warnings and the student experience” by Michelle Bentley