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Science, Technology & Environmental Politics Section Award Recipients


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Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper in the field of Science, Technology and Environmental Politics.


2016  Arun Agrawal, University of Michigan
Motivational Crowding in Sustainable Development Interventions.” American Political Science Review 109 (3): 470-487.  
2016  Ashwini Chhatre, Indian School of Business
Motivational Crowding in Sustainable Development Interventions.” American Political Science Review 109 (3): 470-487.  
2016  Elisabeth R. Gerber, University of Michigan
Motivational Crowding in Sustainable Development Interventions.” American Political Science Review 109 (3): 470-487.  
2015  Neil Carter, University of York
"Greening the Mainstream: Party Politics and the Environment" 
2009 Jonneke Koomen, University of Minnesota
"The Global Governance of Culture: Compaigns against Female Circumcision in East Africa"
1995 Jeanette Hofmann, Wissenchaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung
"Implicit Theories in Political Discourse: A Critique of Interpretations of Reality in Technology Policy"

Don K. Price Award
The Don K. Price Award recognizes the best book on science, technology, and environmental politics published in the last year.


2016  Jennifer Hadden, University of Maryland
Networks in Contention: The Divisive Politics of Climate Change. Cambridge University Press 
2015  David M. Konisky, Georgetown University
Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think about Energy and the Age of Global Warming. MIT Press, 2014.  
2015  Stephen Ansolabehere, Harvard University
Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think about Energy and the Age of Global Warming. MIT Press, 2014. 
2014 Ethan Kapstein, Arizona State University
AIDS Drugs for All: Social Movements and Market Transformations. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2014 Joshua Busby, University of Texas at Austin
AIDS Drugs for All: Social Movements and Market Transformations. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2013 Jacques Hymans, University of Southern California
Achieving Nuclear Ambitions: Scientists, Politicians and Proliferation (Cambrige University Press 2012)
2012 Michael Berkman, Pennsylvania State University
Evolution, Creationism, and the Battle to Control America's Classrooms (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
2012 Eric Plutzer, Pennsylvania State University
Evolution, Creationism, and the Battle to Control America's Classrooms (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
2011 Ann Keller, University of California, Berkeley
Science in Environmental Policy
2010 Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger, National University of Singapore
Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age
2009 Steven Epstein, Northwestern University
Inclusion: The Politics of Differnce in Medical Research (University of Chicago Press, 2007)
2008 Dan Breznitz, Georgia Institute of Technology
Innovation and the State: Political Choice and Strategies for Growth in Israel, Taiwan, and Ireland (Yale University Press, 2007)
2007 Yochai Benkler, Yale Law School
The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom (Yale University Press, 2006)
2006 Darrell West, Brown University
Digital Government: Technology and Public Sector Performance (Princeton University Press, 2005)
2005 Thomas Bernauer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Genes, Trade, and Regulation: The Seeds of Conflict in Food Biotechnology (Princeton University Press, 2004).
2004 Bruce Bimber, University of California, Santa Barbara
Information and American Democracy: Technology in the Evolution of Political Power (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
2003 Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University
The Gifts of Athena
2002 David Guston
Between Politics and Science: Assuring the Integrity and Productivity of Research
1998 Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University
Science at the Bar: Law, Science, and Technology in America (Harvard University Press, 1995)
1996 Richard Sclove, The Loka Institute
Democracy and Technology (Guilford, 1995)
1994 Scott Sagan, Stanford University
The Limits of Safety: Organizations, Accidents and Nuclear Weapons (Princeton University Press, 1993)

Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize
The Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize is given for the best book on environmental politics and policy published in the past three years.

2016  Jennifer Hadden, University of Maryland
Networks in Contention: The Divisive Politics of Climate Change. Cambridge University, 2015 
2016  Graeme Auld, Carleton University
Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification. Yale University Press, 2014 
2015  Jessica F. Green, Case Western Reserve University
Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance. Princeton University Press, 2014. 
2014 David Vogel, University of California, Berkeley
The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States. Princeton University Press, 2012
2013 Judith Layzer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Open for Business: Conservatives' Opposition to Environmental Regulation (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press 2012)
2012 Michael Kraft, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance (MIT Press, 2011)
2012 Mark Stephan, Washington State University, Vancouver
Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance (MIT Press, 2011)
2012 Troy Abel, Western Washington University
Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance (MIT Press, 2011)
2011 William Munro, Illinois Wesleyan University
Fighting for the Future of Food: Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology
2011 Rachel Schurman, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Fighting for the Future of Food: Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology
2010 Megan Mullin, Temple University
Governing the Tap: Special District Governance and the New Local Politics of Water
2009 Kathryn Hochstetler, University of New Mexico
Greening Brazil: Environmental Activism in State and Society (Duke Univeristy Press, 2007)
2009 Margaret Keck, Johns Hopkins University
Greening Brazil: Environmental Activism in State and Society (Duke University, 2007)
2007 Sheldon Kamieniecki, University of California, Santa Cruz
Corporate America and Environmental Policy: How Often Does Business Get Its Way?
2006 Christopher Bosso, Northeastern University
Environment, Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway (University Press of Kansas, 2005)
2006 Eric Montpetit, Université de Montréal
Misplaced Distrust: Policy Networks and the Environment in France, the United States, and Canada (UBC Press, 2003)
2005 Barry Rabe, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Statehouse and Greenhouse: The Emerging Politics of American Climate Change Policy (Brookings, 2004)
2004 David Driesen, Syracuse University College of Law
The Economic Dynamics of Environmental Law (MIT Press, 2003)
2003 Erika Weinthal
State Making and Environmental Cooperation: Linking Domestic and International Politics in Central Asia (MIT Press 2002)
2002 Kate O'Neill, University of California at Berkeley
Waste Trading Among Rich Nations: Building a New Theory of Environmental Regulation
2001 Elizabeth DeSombre, Colby College
Domestic Sources of International Environmental Policy
1998 Sheldon Kamieniecki, University of Southern California
Flashpoints in Environmental Policymaking: Controversies in Achieving Sustainability (SUNY Press, 1997)
1998 George Gonzalez, University of Miami
1998 Robert Vos, University of Southern California
Flashpoints in Environmental Policymaking: Controversies in Achieving Sustainability (SUNY Press, 1997)
1996 Bruce Williams, University of Kentucky, Albert R. Matheny, University of Florida
Democracy, Dialogue, and Environmental Disputes: The Contested Languages of Social Regulation (Yale University Press, 1995)

Virginia M. Walsh Dissertation Award
The Virginia Walsh Dissertation Award is named in honor of a young scholar who tragically passed away last year, is given for the best dissertations in the field of science, technology and environmental politics.

2016  Matto Mildenberger, University of California, Santa Barbara
Fiddling While the World Burns: The Double Representation of Carbon Polluters in Comparative Climate Policymaking." Yale University, 2015 
2015  Stefan Renckens, University of Toronto
"Regulating Transnational Private Governance: Domestic Interests, Market Fragmentation, and Institutional Fit in the European Union." 
2014 Alexander Ovodenko, Princeton University
"Pathways of Cooperation: Integrated and Unintegrated International Environmental Governance." 2013
2013 Steven Samford, University of Notre Dame
"High Road Development in a Low-Tech Industry: Policymakers, Producer Networks, and the Co-Production of Innovation in the Mexican Ceramics Sector."
2012 Jennifer Hadden, University of Maryland
Contesting Climate Change: Civil Society Networks and Collective Action in the European Union (Completed at Cornell University; advised by Sidney Tarrow)
2012 Kemi Fuentes-George, Middlebury College
Scientific Knowledge, Epistemic Communities and Environmental Policy in the Developing World (Completed at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; advised by Peter Haas)
2011 Jessica Green, Case Western Reserve University
Private Actors, Public Goods: Private Authority in Global Environmental Politics
2010 Jennifer Bussell, University of Louisville
Resisting Reform: Technological Backwardness in Political Perspective
2009


2008
Ngeta Kabiri, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Global Environmental Governance and Community Based Conservation in Kenya and Tanzania"
Zak TaylorMassachusetts Institute of Technology
“The Political Economy of Technological Change: A Change in the Debate”
2006 Sangbum Shin, University of Oregon
"From Red to Green: Economic Globalization and Environmental Protection in China"
2005 Daniel Sherman, University of Puget Sound
Not Here, Not There: The Federal, State, and Local Politics of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal in the United States (Cornell, August 2004).


Career Achievement Award

2016  Margaret Keck, Johns Hopkins University 
2015 Helen Ingram, University of California, Irvine (Emeritus)


Emerging Young Scholar Award

2016  Graeme Auld, Carleton University 
2015 David Konisky, Georgetown University


Sabatier Best Conference Paper Award

2016  Sarah E. Anderson, University of California, Santa Barbara
Salience of Wildfire Risks and the Management of Public Lands.” APSA Annual Meeting, 2015 
2016  Heather Hodges, Reed College
Salience of Wildfire Risks and the Management of Public Lands.” APSA Annual Meeting, 2015 
2016  Matthew Wibbenmeyer, University of California, Santa Barbara
Salience of Wildfire Risks and the Management of Public Lands.” APSA Annual Meeting, 2015 
2016  Andrew J. Plantinga, University of California, Santa Barbara
Salience of Wildfire Risks and the Management of Public Lands.” APSA Annual Meeting, 2015 
2015 Elizabeth A. Albright, Duke University "Learning Processes, Public and Stakeholder Engagement: Analyzing Responses to Colorado's Extreme Flood Events of 2013."
2015 Deserai A. Crow, University of Colorado, Boulder "Learning Processes, Public and Stakeholder Engagement: Analyzing Responses to Colorado's Extreme Flood Events of 2013."

 

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