Erdem Aytaç and his co-author Susan Stokes have been awarded the 2020 David O. Sears Book Award from the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) for their book Why Bother? Rethinking Participation in Elections and Protests (Cambridge University Press, 2019).

The David O. Sears Book Award is given to the best book published in the field of political psychology of mass politics, including political behavior, political values, political identities, and political movements during the previous calendar year. This award is given to work that demonstrates the highest quality of thought and makes a major substantive contribution to the field of political psychology.

Erdem Aytaç is Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations.