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Melissa Lee – 2016 Helen Dwight Reid Award Recipient

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Helen Dwight Reid prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of international relations, law, and politics. Melissa Lee’s dissertation emphasizes how “bad neighborhoods” and hostile neighbors can explain divergences of gaps between formal sovereignty and effective statehood. It provides a novel theoretical approach […]

Practice and Theory: How Experiencing the Political Process Can Inform Scholarship

Friday, August 26, 2016

The latest virtual issue of PS features articles written by alumni of the Congressional Fellowship Program (CFP) from 2010 to 2015. The CFP fellows serve yearlong placements in congressional and executive offices, and they chronicle their firsthand experiences in the pages of PS. Enjoy the full virtual issue here. Practice and Theory: How Experiencing the […]

Meet 2016 Fund for Latino Scholarship Recipient Liana Eustacia Reyes-Reardon

Friday, August 26, 2016

Liana Eustacia Reyes-Reardon is a graduate student at Rice University, where she is currently earning a PhD in political science. Mrs. Reyes-Reardon is also a visiting research fellow at National Defense University’s Center for Complex Operations. Her research is focused on conflict and cooperation, with particular emphasis on armed non-state actors (alliances, territorial control, governance, […]

Brian Palmer-Rubin – 2016 Harold D. Lasswell Award Recipient

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Harold D. Lasswell prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of public policy. The award is co-sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization. The committee has unanimously selected “Evading the Patronage Trap: Interest Organizations and Policymaking inMexico” as the recipient of the Harrold Lasswell Award for the Best Dissertation in Public […]

Nuclear Weapons in the 112th Congress: Politics and Policy after New START

Thursday, August 25, 2016

 The latest virtual issue of PS features articles written by alumni of the Congressional Fellowship Program (CFP) from 2010 to 2015. The CFP fellows serve yearlong placements in congressional and executive offices, and they chronicle their firsthand experiences in the pages of PS. Enjoy the full virtual issue here. Nuclear Weapons in the 112th Congress: […]

Meet 2016 Fund for Latino Scholarship Recipient Ivelisse Cuevas-Molina

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ivelisse Cuevas-Molina is a PhD candidate in the department of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst specializing in American politics, survey methodology and political psychology. She will use the APSA Fund for Latino Scholarship award to fund travel to the 2016 APSA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia where she will present part of her dissertation […]

Dawn Teele – 2016 Gabriel A. Almond Award Recipient

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Gabriel A. Almond prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of comparative politics Dawn Teele (PhD, Yale University) has written a superb dissertation in “The Logic of Women’s Enfranchisement: A Comparative Study of the United States, France and the United Kingdom.” At the core of this work is an innovative theory […]

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