The section annually honors an eminent scholar in the International Relations sub-field of Feminist Theory and Gender Studies. Through their research, eminent scholars have made a significant impact and have pushed the boundaries of the sub-field. Many FTGS eminent scholars also have distinguished themselves through their commitment to the section and have advanced feminist scholarship through their teaching, mentoring and leadership.
2022: Geeta Chowdhry
2021: Maria Stern and Maria Eriksson Baaz
2020: Jacqui True
2019: Elisabeth Pruegl and Simona Sharoni
2018: Lily H. M. Ling
2017: Marianna H, Marchand
2016: Cynthia Weber
2015: Shirin M. Rai
2014: Carol Cohn
2013: Sandra Whitworth
2012: Marysia Zalewski
2011: Christine Sylvester
2007: Anne Sisson Runyan
2006: Jane Parpart
2005: Zillah Eisenstein
2004: Spike Peterson
2003: Jindy Pettman
2002: Maria Patricia Fernandez-Kelly
2001: Sandra Harding
1999: Berenice Carroll
1997: J. Ann Tickner
1995: Jean Bethke Elshtain
1994: Cynthia Enloe
Recipients must meet the following criteria:
- Recipients must be a current member of ISA.
- Recipients must be members of the FTGS section.
- Scholars who have previously received the award are not eligible for nomination.
- The winner will be selected by the FTGS Eminent Scholar Award Committee. This year’s committee are: Punam Yadav, Ola Yacob-Haliso, Amanda Chisholm, Theresa de Langis, Toni Haastrup and Amya Agarwal.
- The award will be presented at the Feminist Theory and Gender Studies (FTGS) Section business meeting during the ISA Annual Convention.
Apply For This Award
- Nominations should be submitted to the Chair of the Award Committee – Punam Yadav, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Awards are announced annually, keep an eye on our front page and social media channels for the latest deadline.