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Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations Section Award Recipients


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Martha Derthick Book Award
The Martha Derthick Book Award conferred for the best book on federalism and intergovernmental relations published at least 10 years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

2016

Joseph F. Zimmerman, University at Albany, SUNY
Interstate Relations: The Neglected Dimension of Federalism. Praeger, 1996.

2015

Nancy Burns, University of Michigan
The Formation of American Local Governments: Private Values in Public Institutions. Oxford University Press, 2014

2014

Robert Agranoff, Indiana University, Bloomington
Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Government. Georgetown University Press, 2004

Michael McGuire, Indiana University
Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Government. Georgetown University Press, 2004

2013

Suzanne Mettler, Cornell University
Dividing Citizens: Gender and Federalism in New Deal Public Policy (Cornell University Press, 1998)

2012

Donald Haider, Northwestern University
When Governments Come to Washington: Governors, Mayors, and Intergovernmental Lobbying (Free Press, 1974)

2011

Alice Rivlin, Brookings Institution
Reviving the American Dream: The Economy, the States, and the Federal Government

2010

Paul Peterson, Harvard University
The Price of Federalism

2009

Ronald Watts, Queen's University
Comparing Federal Systems (McGill-Queen's University Press 1997)

2006

Martha Derthick, University of Virginia
New Towns, In Town: Why a Federal Program Failed (Urban Institute, 1972)

2005

Richard Simeon, University of Toronto
Federal-Provincial Diplomacy (University of Toronto Press, 1972)

2004

William Riker, University of Rochester
Federalism: Origin, Operation, Significance (Little, Brown & Co., 1964)

2003

Thomas Anton, Brown University
American Federalism and Public Policy: How the System Works (1989)

2002

Samuel Beer, Harvard University
To Make a Nation: The Rediscovery of Federalism (Belnap Press of Harvard University, 1993)

2001

Ivo Duchacek, City College of New York
Comparative Federalism: The Territorial Dimension of Politics (Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1970)

2000

David Walker, University of Connecticut
Toward a Functioning Federalism (Winthrop Publishers, 1981)

1999

Vincent Ostrom, Indiana University
The Political Theory of the Compound Republic (Public Choice, 1971)

1998

Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
New Federalism: Intergovernmental Reform and Political Change from Nixon to Reagan (Brookings Institution, 1988)

1997

Deil Wright, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Understanding Intergovernmental Relations (Harcourt, 1988)

1996

Morton Grodzins, University of Chicago
The American System

1995

Daniel Elazar, Temple University and Bar Ilan University
American Federalism: A View from the States (Harpercollins, 1984)


Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award
The Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award conferred for the best paper in the field of federalism and intergovernmental relations presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

2016

Rebecca Goldstein, Harvard University
"Cities as Lobbyists"

Hye Young You, Vanderbilt University
"Cities as Lobbyists"

2015

Michael Coates, University of Rhode Island
"Guns of Fortune: State Gun Control Policies and the Laws of Supply and Demand." Presented at the State Politics and Policy Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, 2014

Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, University of Rhode Island
"Guns of Fortune: State Gun Control Policies and the Laws of Supply and Demand." Presented at the State Politics and Policy Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, 2014

2014

George Tsebelis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Suspending Vetoes: How the Euro Countries Achieved Unanimity in the Fiscal Compact."

Hyeonho Hahm, University of Michigan
"Suspending Vetoes: How the Euro Countries Achieved Unanimity in the Fiscal Compact."

2013

Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
"Implementation Networks and Shared Governance in the U.S. Intergovernmental System"

Priscilla Regan, George Mason University
"Implementation Networks and Shared Governance in the U.S. Intergovernmental System"

Paul Posner, George Mason University
"Implementation Networks and Shared Governance in the U.S. Intergovernmental System"

2012

Charles Hankla, Georgia State University
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods

Eunice Heredia-Ortiz, Development Alternatives, Inc.
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods

Raul Ponce-Rodriguez, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods

Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Georgia State University
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods

2011

Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
Inflection Point? Federalism and the Obama Administration

Paul Posner, George Mason University
Inflection Point? Federalism and the Obama Administration

2010

Jennifer Wallner, University of Regina, Canada
Does Diversity Always Lead to Decentralization and Difference?

2009

Daniel Hopkins, Harvard University
"The Origins of the Urban Political Agenda"

2006

Pietro Nivola, The Brookings Institution
"Making Sense of Subsidiarity: Why Federalism Matters"

2005

Megan Mullin, University of California, Berkeley
"Fighting Over Land and Water; Venues in Local Growth Disputes"

2004

Ken Bickers, University of Colorado
"Inter-local Cooperation and the Distribution of Federal Grants"

Robert Stein, Rice University
"Inter-local Cooperation and the Distribution of Federal Grants"

2003

Catherine Johnson, Williams College
Co-Authored with Thomas L. Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY and Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"

Thomas Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY
Co-Authored with Catherine E. Johnson, Williams College and Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"

Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY
Co-Authored with Catherine E. Johnson, Williams College and Thomas L. Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"

2002

Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
"Courting Devolution: The Renuist Court and Contemporary American Federalism"

2001

William Gormley Jr., Georgetown University
"An Evolutionary Approach to Federalism in the U.S."

2000

Alexandra Filindra, Rutgers University
"Fiscal Federalism and the Politics of Intergovernmental Grants: Lessons for the European Union"

1999

Troy Smith, Brigham Young University
"When States Lobby: Welfare Reform, 1993-1997"

1998 

Richard Elling, Wayne State University
"Let Them Eat Marblecake: Michigan Citizens' Preferences on Intergovernmental Structure"

Lyke Thompson, Wayne State University
"Let Them Eat Marblecake: Michigan Citizens' Preferences on Intergovernmental Structure"

1997

Robert Lieberman, Columbia University
"State Welfare Policies and the Shifting Ground of American Federalism"

Greg Shaw, Columbia University
"State Welfare Policies and the Shifting Ground of American Federalism"

1996

Daniel Treisman, Harvard University
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"

Richard Cole, Univ of Texas-Arlington
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"

Carl Stenberg III, University of Baltimore
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"

Carol Weissert, Michigan State University
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"

1995

Richard Deeg, Temple University
"Germany's Lander and the Federalisation of the EC"

1994

Rey Koslowski, University of Pennsylvania
"Immigration and the Union of Democratic States"


Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award
The Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award recognizes distinguished scholarly contributions to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

2016

Ann O'M. Bowman, Texas A&M University

2015

Craig Volden, University of Virginia

2014

Richard Feiock, Florida State University

2013

Wallace Oates, University of Maryland

2012

Barry Weingast, Stanford University

2011

Michael Pagano, University of Illinois at Chicago

2010

Richard Simeon, University of Toronto

2009

Elinor Ostrom, Indiana University

2008

Paul Posner, George Mason University

2007

David Forsythe, University of Nebraska


Distinguished Scholar Award

2007

Barry Rabe, University of Michigan

2006

Peter Koehn, University of Colorado, Boulder

William Livingston, University of Texas, Austin

2005

Robert Agranoff, Indiana University

2004

David Beam, Illinois Institute of Technology

2003

Carol Weissert, Florida State University

2002

Timothy Conlan, George Mason University

2001

John Kincaid, Lafayette College

2000

Thomas Anton, Boston University

1999

Joseph Zimmerman, SUNY-Albany

1998

Paul Peterson, Harvard University

1997

Ronald Watts, Queens University

1996

Richard Nathan, SUNY-Albany

1995

David Walker, University of Connecticut

1994

Samuel Beer, Harvard University

1993

Martha Derthick, University of Virginia-Charlottesville

1992

Deil Wright, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Special Achievement Award

1991

Vincent Ostrom, Indiana University
Special Achievement Award

1990

Daniel Elazar, Temple University
Distinguished Achievement Award

 


John Kincaid Best Article Award

2016

Gwen Arnold, University of California, Davis
"When Cooperative Federalism Isn't: How U.S. Federal Interagency Contradictions Impede Effective Wetland Management." Publius, The Journal of Federalism 45(2): 244-269

 2015 

Frank J. Thompson, Rutgers University - Newark
"The Administrative Presidency and Fractious Federalism: The Case of Obamacare"

Michael K. Gusmano, The Hastings Center
"The Administrative Presidency and Fractious Federalism: The Case of Obamacare"

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