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Experimental Research Section Award Recipients


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Best Book Award
The Best Book Award recognizes the best book published in 2013 that either uses or is about experimental research methods in the study of politics. A copy of the book should be sent to each member of the selection committee at the addresses provided below no later than April 1, 2014.

2016

Adam Seth Levine, Cornell University
American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction. Princeton University Press 2015

2015

Daniel Butler, Washington University in St. Louis
Representing the Advantaged: How Politicians Reinforce Inequality. Cambridge University Press

Christopher Karpowitz, Brigham Young University
The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions. Princeton University Press

Tali Mendelberg, Princeton University
The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions. Princeton University Press

2014

Milton Lodge Dr., SUNY, Stony Brook University
The Rationalizing Voter. Cambridge University Press

2013

Thad Dunning, Yale University
Natural Experiments in the Social Sciences(Cambridge University Press, October 2012)

Alan Gerber, Yale University
Field Experiments: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation (W.W. Norton & Company, May 2012)

Donald Green, Columbia University
Field Experiment: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation (W.W. Norton & Company, May 2012)

2012

James Druckman, Northwestern University
Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science (Cambridge University Press, June 2011)

Donald Green, Columbia University
Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science (Cambridge University Press, June 2011)

James Kuklinski, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science (Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Arthur Lupia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science (Cambridge University Press, June 2011)

2011

Rebecca Morton, New York University
Experimental Political Science and the Study of Causality: From Nature to the Lab

Kenneth Williams, Michigan State University
Experimental Political Science and the Study of Causality: From Nature to the Lab


Best Dissertation Award
The Best Dissertation Award recognizes the best dissertation completed in calendar year 2013 that utilizes experimental methods on substantive questions about politics or makes a fundamental contribution to experimental methods.

2016

Eun Bin Chung, The Ohio State University
“Overcoming the History Problem: Group-Affirmation in International Relations."

2015

Meredith L. Sadin, Princeton University
“A Wealth of Ambivalence: How Stereotypes About the Rich Matter for Political Attitudes and Candidate Choice”

2014

Samara Klar, Northwestern University
"The Influence of Identity on Political Preferences."

2013

Meghan Condon, Loyola University, Chicago
"Practice Makes Participants: How Communication Skills Acquired in School Affect Political Engagement"

Gwyneth McClendon, Harvard University
"The Politics of Envy and Esteem in Two Democracies"

2011

Andrew Owen, University of British Columbia
The Negativity Effect in Retrospective Voting


Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award recognizes a paper that was scheduled to be presented at APSA and features experimental research.

2016

David Broockman, Stanford University
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

Daniel Butler, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

2015

Kevin Mullinix, Appalachian State University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

Thomas Leeper, Aarhas University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

2014

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz, Michigan State University
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

Devra Moehler, University of Pennsylvania
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

2013

Michael Findley, University of Texas, Austin
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Daniel Nielson, Brigham Young University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Jason Sharman, Griffith University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

2012

Jennifer Jerit, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Jason Barabas, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Scott Clifford, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

2011

Michael Tomz, Stanford University
Candidate Repositioning

Robert Van Houweling, University of California Berkeley
Candidate Repositioning


Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award recognizes a paper that was scheduled to be presented at APSA and features experimental research.

2016

David Broockman, Stanford University
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

Daniel Butler, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

2015

Kevin Mullinix, Appalachian State University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

Thomas Leeper, Aarhas University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

2014

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz, Michigan State University
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

Devra Moehler, University of Pennsylvania
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

2013

Michael Findley, University of Texas, Austin
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Daniel Nielson, Brigham Young University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Jason Sharman, Griffith University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

2012

Jennifer Jerit, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Jason Barabas, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Scott Clifford, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

2011

Michael Tomz, Stanford University
Candidate Repositioning

Robert Van Houweling, University of California Berkeley
Candidate Repositioning


Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award recognizes a paper that was scheduled to be presented at APSA and features experimental research.

2016

David Broockman, Stanford University
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

Daniel Butler, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

2015

Kevin Mullinix, Appalachian State University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

Thomas Leeper, Aarhas University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

2014

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz, Michigan State University
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

Devra Moehler, University of Pennsylvania
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

2013

Michael Findley, University of Texas, Austin
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Daniel Nielson, Brigham Young University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Jason Sharman, Griffith University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

2012

Jennifer Jerit, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Jason Barabas, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Scott Clifford, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

2011

Michael Tomz, Stanford University
Candidate Repositioning

Robert Van Houweling, University of California Berkeley
Candidate Repositioning


Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award recognizes a paper that was scheduled to be presented at APSA and features experimental research.

2016

David Broockman, Stanford University
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

Daniel Butler, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Causal Effects of Elite Position-Taking on Voter Attitudes: Field Experiments with Elite Communication."

2015

Kevin Mullinix, Appalachian State University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

Thomas Leeper, Aarhas University
“What If You Had Done Things Differently? Testing the Generalizability of Framing Effects with Parallel Experiments”

2014

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz, Michigan State University
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

Devra Moehler, University of Pennsylvania
"Mobilization of Media? A Field Experiment on Partisan Media Effects in Africa."

2013

Michael Findley, University of Texas, Austin
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Daniel Nielson, Brigham Young University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

Jason Sharman, Griffith University
"Causes of Non-Compliance with International Law: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Transparency"

2012

Jennifer Jerit, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Jason Barabas, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

Scott Clifford, Florida State University
Comparing Treatment Effects in Parallel Experiments

2011

Michael Tomz, Stanford University
Candidate Repositioning

Robert Van Houweling, University of California Berkeley
Candidate Repositioning


Public Service Award
The Public Service Award recognizes a special form of public service, the facilitation of randomized experiments in political science by those outside the academy.

2016

Dave Fleischer, Leadership Lab of the Los Angeles LGBT Center

2015

Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors


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