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February 21, 2019

Political science professor receives Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award

Submitted by Sam Bell

Jeff Pickering, professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences, is the 2019 recipient of the Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award by the International Studies Association.

The award is given annually to a scholar who has significantly influenced the association's Midwest region. The recipient is recognized for having an exceptional record of scholarship in international studies, a distinguished record of service to the International Studies Association and other international affairs organizations, and a record of service within the region.

The International Studies Association is an interdisciplinary association of scholars that conduct research on international affairs. It has more than 7,000 members across the globe and is the primary academic association for scholars of international studies. It also is home to important and high impact journals that publish research in this area. Pickering serves as editor in chief for one such association journal, International Interactions.

This award is a reflection of Pickering's important place in the field, his research impact and service to the discipline. The award ceremony includes a roundtable in Pickering's honor at the 2019 International Studies Association — Midwest Conference. He also will give the keynote address at the Quincy Wright luncheon.