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European Politics and Society Section Award Recipients


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Best Article Award
This award is given for the best article dealing with European Politics & Society published in the last year.

2016

Evgeny Finkel, George Washington University
"Does Reform Prevent Rebellion? Evidence from Russia’s Emancipation of the Serfs." Comparative Political Studies, 2015, Vol. 48 (8), 984 – 1019

Scott Gehlbach, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Does Reform Prevent Rebellion? Evidence from Russia’s Emancipation of the Serfs." Comparative Political Studies, 2015, Vol. 48 (8), 984 – 1019

Tricia D. Olsen, University of Denver
"Does Reform Prevent Rebellion? Evidence from Russia’s Emancipation of the Serfs." Comparative Political Studies, 2015, Vol. 48 (8), 984 – 1019

2015

Lenka Bustikova, Arizona State University
“Revenge of the Radical Right” Comparative Political Studies 47:12 October 2014 pp.1738-1765

2014

Rafaela Dancygier, Princeton University
Sectorial Economics, Economics Contexts, and Attitudes Toward Immigration (The Journal of Politics 75(1), January 2013, pp.17-35)

Michael Donnelly, European University Institute
Sectorial Economics, Economics Contexts, and Attitudes Toward Immigration (The Journal of Politics 75(1), January 2013, pp.17-35)

2013

Sara Goodman, University of California, Irvine
Fortifying Citizenship: Policy Strategies for Civic Integration in Western Europe (World Politics, 64(4), 2012, pp. 659-698)


Best Book Award
The Best Book Award is given for the best book on European Politics and society published in the previous year

2016

Anna Grzymala-Busse, University of Michigan
Nations under God: How Churches Use Moral Authority to Influence Policy. Princeton University Press, 2015.

2015

Kathleen Thelen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Sara Goodman, University of California, Irvine
Immigration and Membership Politics in Western Europe. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

 

2014

Amel Ahmed, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Democracy and the Politics of Electoral System Choice. Cambridge University Press, 2013. 

2013

Pablo Beramendi, Duke University
The Political Geography of Inequality: Regions and Redistribution. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

2012

David Stasavage, New York University
States of Credit: Size, Power, and the Development of European Politics. Princeton University Press, 2011.

2010

Grigore Pop-Eleches, Princeton University
From Economic Crisis to Reform: IMF Programs in Latin America and Eastern Europe. 2009.

Mareike Kleine, London School of Economics
All Roads Lead Away From Rome. A Liberal Theory of International Regimes. 2009.

2009

Raymond Duch, University of Oxford
The Economic Vote. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

2007

Julia Lynch, University of Pennsylvania
Age in the Welfare State: The Origins of Social Spending on Pensioners, Workers, and Children. 2006.

Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University
Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism. 2006.

2006

Giovanni Capoccia, University of Oxford
Defending Democracy: Reactions to Extremism in Interwar Europe. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.

Torben Iversen, Harvard University
Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare. Cambridge University Press, 2005. 

2005

Chip Gagnon, Ithaca College
The Myth of Ethnic War: Serbia and Croatia in the 1990s. Cornell University Press, 2004.

2004

Marc Howard, Georgetown University
The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe. Cambridge University Press, 2003. 

Honorable Mention
Isabela Mares, Stanford University
The Politics of Social Risk. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Honorable Mention
Margaret Kohn, University of Florida, Gainesville
Radical Space. Cornell University Press, 2003.

2003

Mark Beissinger, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nationalist Mobilization and the Collapse of Soviet State. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

2001

Stefano Bartolini
The Political Mobilization of the European Left, 1860-1980: The Class Cleavage. Cambridge University Press, 2000.


Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award
The Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation on European Politics and Society filed during the previous year.

2016

Dawn Langan Teele, University of Pennsylvania
"The logic of women's enfranchisement: A comparative study of the United States, France, and the United Kingdom." Yale University, 2015.

2015

Scott F. Abramson, Princeton University
"The Economic Origins of the Territorial State."

2014

Amanda Garrett, Harvard University
"When Cities Fight Back"

2013

MaryBeth Altier, Pennsylvania State University
"Voting for Violence"

2012

Jordan Gans-Morse, Northwestern University
Building Property Rights: Capitalists and the Demand for Law in Post-Soviet Russia (Completed at the University of California, Berkeley; advised by John Zysman)

2011

Quinton Mayne, Princeton University
"The Satisfied Citizen: Participation, Influence, and Public Perception of Democratic Performance"

2009

Timo Weishaupt, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"The Emergence of a New Labor Market Policy Paradigm? Analyzing Continuity and Change in an Integrating Europe"

2006

Deborah Boucoyannis, Harvard University
"Land, Courts, and Parliaments: The Hidden Sinews of Power in the Emergence of Constitutionalism"

2005

Uwe Puetter, Central European University
"The Eurogroup as a Forum for Informal Deliberation Among Ministers," defended at Queens University, Belfast

2004

Conor O'Dwyer, University of California, Berkeley
"Runaway State-Building: How Parties Shape States in Post-Communist Eastern Europe," 2003

Honorable Mention
Riccardo Pelizzo, Johns Hopkins University
"Cartel Parties and Cartel Party Systems"

Honorable Mention
Gail McElroy, University of Rochester
"In Pursuit of Party Discipline: Committees and Cohesion in the European Parliament"

2003

Daniel Ziblatt, University of California, Berkeley
"Constructing a Federal State: Poitical Development, Path Dependence, and the Origins of Federalism in Modern Europe, 1815-1871"


Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper presented at a panel sponsored by the section at the most recent meeting

2016

Stanislav Markus, University of Chicago
“Big Business and the Politics of Wealth Defense: The Case of Ukrainian Oligarchs.”

Volha Charnysh, Harvard University
“Big Business and the Politics of Wealth Defense: The Case of Ukrainian Oligarchs.”

Daphne Halikiopoulou, University of Reading
“Risks, Costs and Labour Markets: Explaining Cross-National Patterns of Far Right Party Success in European Parliament Elections.”

Tim Vlandas, University of Reading
“Risks, Costs and Labour Markets: Explaining Cross-National Patterns of Far Right Party Success in European Parliament Elections.”

2015

Mary Beth Altier, New York University
"Voting for Violence: Explaining Support for Paramilitary Parties at the Polls"

2012

Christilla Roederer-Rynning, Syddansk Universitet
Bringing Co-Decision to Agriculture: A Hard Case of Parliamentarization

Frank Schimmelfennig, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Bringing Co-Decision to Agriculture: A Hard Case of Parliamentarization

2009

Peter Hall, Harvard University
"The Social Sources of the gradient: A Cross-National Analysis of the Pathways Linking Social Class to Population Health"

Lucy Barnes, Harvard University
"The Social Sources of the Gradient: A Cross-National Analysis of the Pathways Linking Social Class to Population Health"

Laura Langer, University of Arizona
"To Join or Not to Join the Chief Justice: Associate Justices and Separate Opinion Behavior"

Gabriel Sanchez, University of New Mexico
"To Join or Not to Join the Chief Justice: Associate Justices and Separate Opinion Behavior"

2007

Mark Kayser, University of Rochester
Performance Pressure: Patterns of Partisanship and the Economic Vote

Christopher Wlezien, Temple University
Performance Pressure: Patterns of Partisanship and the Economic Vote

2006

Milada Vachudova, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Democratization and the Leverage of International Actors: Illiberal Regimes and the European Union"

2004

Anna Grzymala-Busse, Yale University
"Party Competition and the Pace of State Reform"

2004 Honorable Mention
Bonnie Meguid, University of Rochester
"The Critical Role of Non-Proximal Parties in Electoral Competition: Evidence from France"

2003

Bo Rothstein, Goteborg University
" How Political Institutions Create and Destroy Social Capital: An Institutional Theory of Generalized Trust"

Dietlind Stolle, McGill University
" How Political Institutions Create and Destroy Social Capital: An Institutional Theory of Generalized Trust"

2002

Michael Bernhard, Pennsylvania State University
"Democratization in Germany: A Reappraisal"

2001

Tanja Boerzel, European University Institute, Florence
"When Europe Hits Home: Europeanization and Domestic Change"

Thomas Risse, European University Institute, Florence
"When Europe Hits Home: Europeanization and Domestic Change"

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