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Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section Award Recipients


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Best Book Award
The Best Book Award is given for the best book in the field of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.

2016
 

Lorrie Frasure-Yokeley
, University of California, Los Angeles
Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs. Cambridge University Press. 
2016 Claire Jean Kim, University of California, Irvine
Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age. Cambridge University Press. 
2016 Christopher T. Stout, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Bringing Race Back In: Black Politicians, Deracialization, and Voting Behavior in the Age of Obama. University of Virginia Press 
2016 Betina Cutaia Wilkinson, Wake Forest University
Partners or Rivals?: Power and Latino, Black, and White Relations in the Twenty-First Century. University of Virginia Press 
2015 David Lublin, American University
Minority Rules: Electoral Systems, Decentralization, and Ethnoregional Party Success. Oxford University Press, 2014 
2014 Daniel Gillion, University of Pennsylvania
The Political Power of Protest: Minority Activism and Shifts in Public Policy. Cambridge University Press
2014 Christopher Parker, University of Washington
Change They Can't Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America. Princeton University Press
2014 Matt Barreto, University of Washington
Change They Can't BelieveIn: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America. Princeton University Press.
2013 Lisa Garcia Bedolla, University of California, Berkeley
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the Vote Campaigns (Yale University Press 2012)
2013 Melissa Michelson, Menlo College
Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the Vote Campaigns (Yale University Press, 2012)
2010 Anthony Chen, Northwestern University
The Fifth Freedom: Jobs, Politics and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972
2010 Robert Gooding-Williams, University of Chicago
In the Shadow of Dubois: Afro-Modern Political Thought in America
2009 Michelle Boyd, University of Illinois, Chicago
Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville (University of Minnesota Press, 2008)
2009 Paul Frymer, Princeton University
Black and Blue: Aftican Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of the Democratic Party (Princeton University Press, 2008)
2009 Ariela Gross, University of Southern California
What Blood Won't Tell: A History of Race on Trial in America (Harvard University Press, 2008)
2007 Reuel Rogers, Northwestern University
Afro Caribbean Immigrants and the Politics of Imcorporation: Ethnicity, Exception, or Exit
2007 Sudhir Venkatesh, Columbia University
Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor
2007 Byron Shafer
The End of Southern Exceptionalism: Class, Race, and Partisan Change in the Postwar South
2007 Richard Johnston, University of British Columbia
The End of Southern Exceptionalism: Class, Race, and Partisan Change in the Postwar South
2006 Donna Van Cott, University of Tennessee
From Movements to Parties in Latin America: The Evolution of Ethnic Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
2006 Robert Lieberman, Columbia University
Shaping Race Policy: The United States in Comparative Perspective (Princeton University Press, 2005)
2006 Lisa Garcia Bedolla, University of California, Irvine
Fluid Borders: Latino Power, Identity and Politics in Los Angeles (University of California Press, 2005)
2006 Ange-Marie Hancock, Yale University
The Politics of Disgust: The Public Identity of the 'Welfare Queen' (NYU Press, 2005)
2005 Sherene Razack, University of Toronot
Dark Threats and White Knights: The Somalia Affair, Peacekeeping and the New Imperialism
2005 Michele Berger, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Workable Sisterhood: The Political Journey of Stigmatized Women with HIV/AIDS
2005 Melissa Harris-Perry, University of Chicago
Barbershops, Bibles and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought
2005 Albert Samuels, Southern University
Is Separate Unequal? Black Colleges and the Challenge to Desegregation
2004 Lewis Randolph, Ohio University
For research on Race and Ethnicity Politics in Local Contexts, "Rights for a Season: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Richmond, Virginia," Co-Authored with Gayle T. Tate, Indiana University, Bloomington
2004 Gayle Tate, Indiana University, Bloomington
For research on Race and Ethnicity Politics in Local Contexts, "Rights for a Season: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Richmond, Virginia," Co-Authored with Lewis Randolph, Ohio University
2004 Benjamin Marquez, University of Wisconsin
Given for research on Race and Ethnic Political Theory and Organizational Development, "Constructing Identities in Mexican American Political Organizations" (University of Texas Press)
2004 K. Tate, University of California, Irvine
Given for research on Race and Ethnic Political Representation, "Black Faces in the Mirror: African Americans and Their Representatives in the U.S. Congress" (Princeton University Press)
2004 Linda Williams, University of Maryland
Given for research on Public Policy and Race and Ethnic Politics in the United States, "The Constraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege in America" (Pennsylvania State University Press)
2002 Pei-te Lien, University of Utah
The Making of Asian America Through Political Participation
2002 Keith Wailoo, University of California
Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health
2002 Nora Hamilton, University of Southern California
Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles
2002 Norma Stoltz Chincilla, California State University, Long Beach
Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles
2002 Michael Dawson, Harvard University
Black Visions: The Roots of Contemporary African American Political Ideologies
2002 Ronald Schmidt Sr., California State University, Long Beach
Language Policy and Identity Politics in the United States
2002 Matthew Guterl, Brown University
The Color of Race in America, 1900-1940 (Harvard University Press, 2001)
2001 Richard Iton, University of Toronto
Solidarity Blues: Race, Culture, and the American Left
2001 Claire Kim, University of California
Bitter Fruit, The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City
2001 William Nelson Jr., Ohio State University
Black Atlantic Politics ( State University of New York Press, 2000)
2001 David Kryder, Massachussetts Insititute of Technology
Divided Arsenal: Race and the American State During World War II (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
2001 Ronald Schmidt Sr., California University, Long Beach
Language Policy and Identity Politics in the U.S. (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
2000 Robert Lee, Marians Baptist Academy
Orientals: Asian Americans in Popular Culture (Temple University Press, 1999)
2000 Mary Waters, Institute for Initative and Referendum
Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities ( Harvard University Press, 1999)
1999 Audra Simpson, University of Washington
The Tie that Binds: Identity and Political Attitudes in the Post-Civil Rights Generation (New York University Press, 1998)
1999 Luana Ross, University of California, Davis
Inventing the Savage: The Social Construction of Native American Criminality (University of Taxas Press, 1998)
1999 Michael Jones-Correa, Micheal Jones-Correa
Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City (Cornell University Press, 1998)
1998 Matthew Jacobson, Yale University
Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race


Best Dissertation Award
The Best Dissertation Award is given for the best American dissertation on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics accepted in the previous year.

2015
 

Desmond Jagmohan,
Cornell University
“Making Bricks Without Straw: Booker T. Washington and the Politics of the Disenfranchised” 
2015 Ashley Elizabeth Jardina, University of Michigan 
“Demise of Dominance: Group Threat and the New Relevance of White Identity for American Politics”
2013 Candis Smith, Texas A&M University
Black Mosaic: Expanding Contours of Black Identity and Black Politics
2012 Chris Zepeda-Millan, University of Chicago
Dignity's Revolt: Threat, Identity, and Immigrant Mass Mobilization (Completed at Cornell University; advised by Michael Jones-Correa & Sidney Tarrow)
2010 Sheryl Lightfoot, University of British Columbia
Indigenous Global Politics
2009 Sarah Chartock, Princeton University
"Ethnodevelopment in Latin America: Political Competition and the Making of Ethnically-Targeted Participatory Policy in Ecuador, Peru and Guatemale: 1985-2005"
2009 Sarah Chartock, Princeton University
"Ethnodevelopment in Latin America: Political Competition and the Making of Ethnically-Targeted Participatory Policy in Ecuador, Peru and Guatemala: 1985-2005"
2006 Khalilah Brown-Dean, Ohio State University
"One Lens, Multiple Views: Felon Disenfranchisement Laws and American Political Inequality"
2006 Naomi Murakawa, Yale University
"Electing to Punish: Congress, Race, and the American Criminal Justice State"
2002 Renee Cramer, California State University at Long Beach
"The Multiple Contexts of Federal Acknowledgement Law: A Sociolegal Perspective."
2001 Jeannine Bell, University of Michigan
"Policing Hatred: Police Officers, Bias Crime, and the Politics of Civil Rights Law Enforcement"
2001 Felicia Wong, University of California at Berkeley
"The Good Fight: Race, Politics, and Contemporary Urban Education Reform"
2000 Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Yale University
"Fluid Borders: Latino Identity Community and Politics in Los Angeles"
2000 Kristen Maher, University of California, Irvine
"A Stranger in the House: American Ambivalence About Immigrant Labor"
2000 Diane-Michele Prindeville, University of Mexico
"On the Streets and in the State House: American Indian and Hispanic Women and Environmental Policymaking in New Mexico."
1998 Claire Kim, University of California, Irvine
"Cracks in the ‘Gorgeous Mosaic': Black-Korean Conflict and Racial Mobilization in New York City."


Best Comparative Dissertation Award
The Best Comparative Dissertation Award is given for the best comparative dissertation on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics of the previous year.
1998 Allaine Cerwonka, University of California, Irvine
"Space and Nation in a Global Era: In Search of Australia."


Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

2015
 

Renee Rocha,
University of Iowa
“Latino Identity, Ethnic Context, and Mass Deportation” 
2015 Elizabeth Maltby, University of Iowa
“Latino Identity, Ethnic Context, and Mass Deportation” 
2015 Michael Jones-Correa, Cornell University
“The Impact of Large-Scale Collective Action on Latino Perceptions of Commonality and Competition with African-Americans." 
2015 Sophia Wallace, Rutgers University
“The Impact of Large-Scale Collective Action on Latino Perceptions of Commonality and Competition with African-Americans."
2015 Chris Zepeda-Millan, University of California, Berkeley
“The Impact of Large-Scale Collective Action on Latino Perceptions of Commonality and Competition with African-Americans."
2013 Joshua Zingher, SUNY, Binghamton University
"The Spatial and Demographic Determinants of Racial Threat: A Demonstartion from Louisiana"
2013 Michael Thomas, SUNY, Binghamton University
"The Spatial and Demographic Determinants of Racial Threat: A Demonstartion from Louisiana"
2010 Susan Eckstein, Boston University
The Immigrant Divide:How Cuban Americans Changed the US and their Homeland
2009 Matt Barreto, University of Washington
"Is Islam Compatible With the West? Muslim American Political Participation In America." (2008 REP Program)
2009 Karam Dana, University of Washington
"Is Islam Compatible With the West? Muslim American Political Participation In America." (2008 REP Program)
2007 William Hudson, Providence College
When Church Teachings and Republican Ideology Collide: The Perspectives of Catholic Republicans in the House of Representatives
2004 Christopher Parker, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Shades of Patriotism: Group Identity, National Identity, and Democracy"
2000 Yasmeen Abu-Laban, University of Alberta
"Reconstructing an Inclusive Citizenship: Globalization, Migration, and Difference"
1998 Clare Sheridan, University of Texas, Austin
"A Genealogy of Citizenship: Mexican Americans, Race, and National Identity."

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