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Political Communication Section Award Recipients


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Timothy Cook Best Graduate Student Paper Award
The Cook Award recognizes the best paper on political communication presented by a graduate student at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

2016

Nick Anspach, Temple University
"The Inadvertent Audience: How Online Peer Influence Mitigates Selective Exposure."

2015

Matthew N. Tokeshi, Princeton University
"Countering Implicit Appeals: Which Strategies Work?"

2014

Brian Weeks, Ohio State University
"Feeling is Believing: The Influence of Emotions on Citizens' False Political Beliefs"

2013

Brian Harrison, PhD Northwestern University
"Bully Partisan or Partisan Bully? Partisanship, Elite Polarization, and U.S. Presidential Communication"

2012

Thomas Leeper, Northwestern University
Learning More from Political Communication Experiments: The Importance of Pretreatment Effects
James Druckman, Northwestern University
Learning More from Political Communication Experiments: The Importance of Pretreatment Effects

2011

Sarah Esralew, Ohio State University
"The Influence of Parodies on Mental Models: Exploring the Tina Fey-Sarah Palin Phenomenon"
Dannagal Young, University of Delaware
"The Influence of Parodies on Mental Models: Exploring the Tina Fey-Sarah Palin Phenomenon"

2010

Dino Christenson, Ohio State University
Learning from Campaigns: Political Information and Context in Presidential Elections

2009

Blake Andrew, McGill University
"Making Broadcast News Headlines: Heuristiv Signals in Television and Public Radio Campaign Coverage"

2007

Daniela Stockmann, Leiden University
The New Chinese Media and Public Opinion: Adaptation of a Propaganda Machine or Instrument for Political Change?

2006

Michael Parkin, University of Minnesota
"Engaging with Late Night Comedy's Serious Message: How Late Night Candidate Apperances Affect Young People's Political Decisions"


David Swanson Career Achievement Award
The David Swanson Career Achievement Award recognizes distinguished and sustained contributions to the field as planners, editors, and leaders and in roles that require time and energy, innovation, and personal dedication. The award honors David Swanson, one of the founders of Political Communication who gave exemplary service to the ICA Political Communication Division and the APSA Political Communication Section. In his memory, the ICA division presents the award every other year. The joint award committee includes representatives of the ICA division and APSA section. The ICA division chair appoints members with the advice of the APSA chair, and the committee receives nominations and generates additional candidates, deliberates on the pool of potential awardees, and makes a selection. The winner receives the award plaque at the annual business meeting of the ICA Political Communication Division. The award is given in even-numbered years.

2016

Shanto Iyengar, Stanford University

2014

Patricia Moy, University of Washington

2012

David Paletz, Duke University


Murray Edelman Distinguished Career Award
The Murray Edelman Distinguished Career Award recognizes a lifetime contribution to the study of Political Communication. The award is now given only in odd-numbered years.

2013

Denis McQuail, University of Amsterdam

2011

Iana Mutz, University of Pennsylvania

2009

Daniel Hallin, University of California, San Diego

2007

Marion Just, Wellsley College
W. Neuman, University of Michigan

2006

Robert Entman, George Washington University

2003

W. Bennett, University of Washington

2002

Thomas Patterson, Harvard University

2001

Steven Chaffee, University of California at Santa Barbara
Jack McLeod, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2000

Roderick Hart, University of Texas

1999

Bernard Cohen, University of Wisconsin

1998

Shanto Iyengar, University of California, Los Angeles

1997

Ellen Mickiewicz, Duke University

1996

Maxwell McCombs, University of Texas-Austin
Donald Shaw, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1995

Kathleen Jamieson, University of Pennsylvania

1994

Gladys Lang, University of Washington
Kurt Lang, University of Washington

1993

Elihu Katz, Guttman Institute of Applied Social Research, Jerusalem, Israel

1992

Doris Graber, University of Illinois, Chicago


Doris Graber Award
The Doris Graber Award recognizes the best book published on political communication in the last ten years.

2014

Rasmus Nielsen, Roskilde University
Ground Wars: Personalized Communication in Political Campaigns (Princeton University Press, 2012)

2013

Susan Herbst, University of Connecticut
Rude Democracy: Civility and Incivility in American Politics (Temple University Press 2010)

2012

Robert Huckfeldt, University of California, Davis
Political Disagreement: The Survival of Diverse Opinions within Communication Networks (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
Paul Johnson, University of California, Davis
Political Disagreement: The Survival of Diverse Opinions within Communication Networks (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
John Sprague, Washington University
Political Disagreement: The Survival of Diverse Opinions within Communication Networks (Cambridge University Press, 2004

2011

Robert Entman, George Washington University
Projections of Power: Framing News, Public Opinion, and U.S. Foreign Policy

2010

Markus Prior
Post-Broadcast Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

2009

Roderick Hart, University of Texas
Campaign Talk: Why Elections are Good for Us (Princeton University Press)

2007

Joseph Cappella, University of Pennsylvania
The Press and the Public Good
Kathleen Jamieson, University of Pennsylvania
The Press and the Public Good

2006

Pippa Norris, Harvard University
A Virtuous Circle (Cambridge University Press, 2000)

2003

Marion Just, Wellesly College
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
Ann Crigler, University of Southern California
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
Dean Alger
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
Timothy Cook, Lousiana State University
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
Darrell West, Brown University
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
Montague Kern, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Crosstalk: Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign

2002

Thomas Patterson, Harvard University
Out Of Order

2001

John Zaller, University of California at Los Angeles
The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion


Paul Lazarsfeld Best Paper Award
The Paul Lazarsfeld Award recognizes the best paper on political communication presented at the previous year’s APSA annual meeting.

2016

Yanna Krupnikov, Stony Brook University
"Citizen Engagement (and Disengagement) in Response to Social Ills."
Adam Seth Levine, Cornell University
"Citizen Engagement (and Disengagement) in Response to Social Ills."

2015

Joanne M. Miller, University of Minnesota
"Conspiracy Endorsement as Motivated Reasoning: The Roles of Political Knowledge and Trust"
Kyle L. Saunders, Colorado State University
"Conspiracy Endorsement as Motivated Reasoning: The Roles of Political Knowledge and Trust"
Christina Farhart, University of Minnesota
"Conspiracy Endorsement as Motivated Reasoning: The Roles of Political Knowledge and Trust"

2014

Tali Mendelberg, Princeton University
"Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction"
Christopher Karpowitz, Brigham Young University
"Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction"
John Oliphant, Princeton University
"Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction"

2013

James Druckman, Northwestern University
"How Elite Partisan Polarization Affects Public Opinion Formation"
Erik Peterson, Oregon Institute of Technology
"How Elite Partisan Polarization Affects Public Opinion Formation"
Rune Slothuus, Aarhus University
"How Elite Partisan Polarization Affects Public Opinion Formation"

2012

Tali Mendelberg, Princeton University
"Do Women Deliberate with a Distinctive Voice? How Decision Rules and Group Gender Composition Affect the Content of Deliberation"
Christopher Karpowitz, Brigham Young University
"Do Women Deliberate with a Distinctive Voice? How Decision Rules and Group Gender Composition Affect the Content of Deliberation"

2011

Kevin Arceneaux, Temple University
"Does Media Fragmentation Produce Mass Polarization? Selective Exposure and a New Era of Minimal Effects
Martin Johnson, University of California, Riverside
"Does Media Fragmentation Produce Mass Polarization? Selective Exposure and a New Era of Minimal Effects"

2009

Scott Althaus, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights: Newspaper Framing of Casualties from World War One to Gulf War Two"
Christopher Tiwald, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights: Newspaper Framing Casulties from World War One to Gulf War Two"
Svitlana Chernykh, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights: Newspaper Framing Casulaties from World War One to Gulf War Two"
David Hendry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights: Newspaper Framing of Casualties from World War One to Gulf War Two"
Sergio Wals, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights: Newspaper Framing of Casualties from World War One to Gulf War Two"
Nathaniel Swigger, Ohio State University
"Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights: Newpaper Framing of Casualties from World War One to Gulf War Two"

2007

T.K. Ahn, Florida State University
Information Costs, Information Sources, and the Implications for Democratic Politics
Robert Huckfeldt, University of California, Davis
Information Costs, Information Sources, and the Implications for Democratic Politics
John Ryan, University of California, Davis
Information Costs, Information Sources, and the Implications for Democratic Politics

2006

Jennifer Jerit, Florida State University
"Reform, Rescue, or Run Out of Money? Problem Definitions in the Social Security Reform Debate"

2004

Kenneth Goldstein, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Co-Authored with Charles Franklin, Matt Hale, and Daniel Stevens, "Political Information Flows and their Effects in the 2002 Elections," presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.
Charles Franklin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Co-Authored withKenneth Goldstein, Matt Hale, and Daniel Stevens, "Political Information Flows and their Effects in the 2002 Elections," presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.
Matthew Hale, Seton Hall University
Co-Authored with Kenneth Goldstein, Charles Franklin, and Daniel Stevens, "Political Information Flows and their Effects in the 2002 Elections," presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.
Daniel Stevens, University of Miami
Co-Authored with Charles Franklin, Matt Hale, and Kenneth Goldstein, "Political Information Flows and their Effects in the 2002 Elections," presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.

2003

Matthew Baum, University of California, Los Angeles
"Making Politics Fun: What Happens When Presidential Candidates Hit the Talk Show Circuit"

2001

Scott Althaus, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
"Agenda Setting and the 'New' News"
David Tewksbury, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
"Agenda Setting and the 'New' News"

2000

Milton Lodge Dr., Stony Brook University
"The Political Consequences of Motivated Reasoning: Partisan Bias in Information Processing"
Charles Tabor, Stonybrook University
"The Political Consequences of Motivated Reasoning: Partisan Bias in Information Processing"
Aron Galonsky, Stonybrook University
"The Political Consequences of Motivated Reasoning: Partisan Bias in Information Processing"

1999

Nicholas Valentino, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Who Are We on Election Day? Crime News and the Priming of Group Identities during Candidate Evaluation"

1998

Marion Just, Wellesley College
"Emotional Interactions With the Campaign: A Constructionalist Approach to Campaign Effects."
Ann Crigler, University of Southern California
"Emotional Interactions With the Campaign: A Constructionalist Approach to Campaign Effects."

1997

Larry Bartels, Princeton University
"Politicians and the Press: Who Leads Who Follows?"

1996

Thomas Patterson, Syracuse University
"News Decisions: Journalists as Partisan Actors"

1995

Timothy Cook, Williams College
"The Fourth Branch and the Other Three: The Washington News Media and The Politics of Shared Power"

1994

Richard Johnston, University of British Columbia
"The Dynamics of Referendum Preferences: Canada 1992"
Elisabeth Gidengil, McGill University
"The Dynamics of Referendum Preferences: Canada 1992"
Neil Neveitte, Calgary University
"The Dynamics of Referendum Preferences: Canada 1992"

1993

Ann Crigler, University of Southern California
"Character, Issues, and Performance: The Discourses of Voters, Candidates, and Media in the 1992 Presidential Campaign"

1992

John Zaller, University of California at Los Angeles
"Information and Incumbency Advantage in Congressional Elections"

1991

Diana Mutz, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Information and the Politicization of Personal Experience"

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