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Conflict Processes Section Award Recipients


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Best Book Award
Given every two years for the best book in conflict processes that was published in the two calendar years prior to the year in which the award is given. Edited volumes and textbooks are not eligible for the award. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair, and a copy of the book should be sent to each member of the award committee.

2016

Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin
Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa. Cornell University Press, 2015

2014

Lars-Erik Cederman, ETH - Zurich
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
Kristian Gleditsch, University of Essex
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
Halvard Buhaug, Peace Research Institute Oslo
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013

2012

Terrence Chapman, University of Texas, Austin
Securing Approval: Domestic Politics and Multilateral Authorization for War (University of Chicago Press, 2011)

2010

Dan Reiter, Emory University
How Wars End (Princeton University Press, 2009)

2008

Tanisha Fazal, Columbia University
State Death: The Politics and Geography of Conquest, Occupation, and Annexation (Princeton University Press, 2007)

2006

Andrew Kydd, University of Pennsylvania
Trust and Mistrust in International Relations (Princeton University Press, 2005)

2004

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Hoover Institution
Co-Authored with Alastair Smith, New York University, Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
James Morrow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Alastair Smith, New York University, and Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
Randolph Siverson, University of California, Davis
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Alastair Smith, New York University, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
 Alastair Smith, New York University
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)

2002

Kelly Kadera, University of Iowa
The Power-Conflict Story: A Dynamic Model of Interstate Rivalry (University of Michigan Press, 2001)

2000

Robert Powell, University of California-Berkeley
In the Shadow of Power (Princeton University Press, 1999)

1997

Mark Lichbach, University of California-Riverside
The Rebel's Dilemma (University of Michigan Press, 1995)

1996

T. Clifton Morgan, Rice University
Untying the Knot of War: A Bargaining Theory of International Crises (University of Michigan Press, 1994)


Best Paper Award
This award is given annually for the best paper written by one or more untenured scholars (graduate students, post-docs, or faculty) and presented as part of a conflict processes sponsored panel or poster session at the previous annual meeting. Papers are eligible only if all authors are untenured at the time the paper is presented. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged.

 

2016

Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld, University of California, San Diego
"Spontaneous Collective Action: Peripheral Mobilization during the Arab Spring." APSA Annual Meeting, 2015

 

2015


Martin C. Steinwand, Stony Brook University
“Who Joins and Who Fights? Explaining Coalition Behavior Among Civil War Actors.”
Nils W. Metternich, University College London
“Who Joins and Who Fights? Explaining Coalition Behavior Among Civil War Actors.”

2014

David Carter, Princeton University
"Provocation and the Strategy of Terrorist and Guerilla Attacks."


J. David Singer Data Innovation Award
The J. David Singer Data Innovation Award is given for the best data contribution to the study of any and all forms of political conflict, either within or between nation-states. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. This is a biennial award.

2015

Larks-Erik Cederman, ETH Zurich (on behalf of larger team behind platform)
GROWup - Geographical Research On War, Unified Platform. growup.ethz.ch/
Luc Girardin, ETH Zurich (on behalf of larger team behind platform)
GROWup - Geographical Research On War, Unified Platform. growup.ethz.ch/

2013

Uppsala Conflict Data Program
UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Data Set
International Peace Research Institute
UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Data Set

2011

D. Scott Bennett, Pennsylvania State University
EUGene: Expected Utility Generation and Data Management Program
Allan Stam, University of Michigan
EUGene: Expected Utility Generation and Data Management Program


Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement award is given every other year in recognition of scholarly contributions that have fundamentally improved the study of conflict processes.

2015

Harvey Starr, University of South Carolina

2013

Robert Axelrod, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2011

Nils Gleditsch, International Peace Research Institute

2009

Michael Brecher, McGill University

2007

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, New York University

2005

Anatol Rapoport, University of Toronto

2003

Rudolph Rummel, University of Hawaii

2001

Thomas Schelling, University of Maryland

1999

Ole Holsti, Duke University

1997

Bruce Russett, Yale University

1995

Harold Guetzkow, Northwestern University

1994

Dina Zinnes, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

1993

Robert North, Stanford University

1992

A.F.K. Organski, University of Michigan

1991

Ted Gurr, University of Maryland-College Park

1991

J.David Singer, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

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