I am fired up to share some information with you: a brand-new ebook award! The Rodel Institute, where I provide as president and CEO, has produced the Edwards Guide Award, an yearly prize recognizing books that make an superb contribution to the knowledge and observe of democracy and American politics. The prize will carry an honorarium of $10,000. I hope students in political science, background, psychology, sociology and other fields who are undertaking appealing perform in politics and democracy scientific tests will nominate their publications for thought.
The award is named in honor of previous congressman Mickey Edwards. Mickey has motivated generations of American community servants and pupils as a member of Congress college member at Harvard, Princeton and American Universities author of really respected textbooks on the American political process and founding executive director of the Rodel Fellowship, the nation’s premiere bipartisan leadership progress program for elected leaders.
Our target for this award is to draw greater consideration to new guides that help us deepen our understanding of democracy. With threats to democracy increasing throughout the globe, recognizing books addressing how democracies prosper is far more essential than at any time.
Due to the fact its founding in 2005, the Rodel Fellowship has served almost 400 state and area elected officers reach their comprehensive possible as general public servants. By means of a sequence of seminars, Rodel Fellows read and go over basic texts working with ethical values, democratic ideas and sensible and effective management. Previous fellows consist of five sitting governors, three U.S. senators, three users of the present-day cupboard and the vice president.
Publications should be nonfiction and published in 2022. Alternatives from the profitable ebook will be taught in Rodel seminars. The nomination deadline is Jan. 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. For far more facts, take a look at www.rodelinstitute.org.