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1995 Award Recipients

Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations

Martha Derthick Book Award
The Martha Derthick Book Award conferred for the best book on federalism and intergovernmental relations published at least 10 years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

  Daniel Elazar, Temple University and Bar Ilan University
American Federalism: A View from the States (Harpercollins, 1984)

Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award
The Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award conferred for the best paper in the field of federalism and intergovernmental relations presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

  Richard Deeg, Temple University
"Germany's Lander and the Federalisation of the EC"

Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award
The Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award recognizes distinguished scholarly contributions to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

  David Walker, University of Connecticut
Law and Courts

C. Herman Pritchett Award
The C. Herman Pritchett award is given annually for the best book on law and courts written by a political scientist and published the previous year.

  Michael McCann, University of Washington, Seattle
Rights at Work: Pay Equity Reform and the Politics of Legal Mobilization (University of Chicago Press)

Law and Courts Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award is an award for a lifetime of significant scholarship, teaching and service to the Law and Courts field.

  Walter Murphy, Princeton University
Lifetime Achievement Award
Legislative Studies

CQ Press Award
The CQ Press Award for the best paper on legislative studies presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

  David Brady, Stanford University
Co-Authored with Kara Z. Buckley, Stanford University and Douglas Rivers, Stanford University "The Roots of Careerism in the House of Representatives"
  Kara Buckley, Stanford University
"The Roots of Careerism in the House of Representatives"
  Douglas Rivers, Stanford University
"The Roots of Careerism in the House of Representatives"

Richard F. Fenno Prize
In the tradition of Professor Fenno's work, this prize is designed to honor work that is both theoretically and empirically strong. Moreover, this prize is dedicated to encouraging scholars to pursue new and different avenues of research in order to find answers to previously unexplored questions about the nature of politics.

  Bernard Grofman, University of California-Irvine
Quiet Revolution in the South (Princeton Univ Press, 1994)
  Chandler Davidson, Rice University
Quiet Revolution in the South (Princeton Univ Press, 1994)
Political Organizations and Parties

Emerging Scholars Award
The Emerging Scholars Award is given to a scholar who has received his or her Ph.D. within the last five years and whose career to date demonstrates unusual promise.

  Philip Klinkner, Loyola Marymount University
Emerging Scholars Award
  Scott Ainsworth, University of Georgia
Emerging Scholars Award

Jack Walker Award
The Jack Walker Award recognizes an article published in the last two calendar years that makes an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.

  Gerald Pomper
"From Confusion to Clarity: Issues and American Voters, 1956-1968" (American Political Science Review, 66 (2), 1972)

Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award
The Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award recognizes a book published in the last two calendar years that made an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.

  James Burns, Williams College
The Deadlock of Democracy (Prentice Hall, 1963)

Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award
The Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award recognizes a scholar whose lifetime professional work has made an outstanding contribution to the field.

  Gerald Pomper, Rutgers University
Samuel J. Eldersveld Career Achievement Award
Conflict Processes

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.

  Harold Guetzkow, Northwestern University
Lifetime Achievement Award
Representation and Electoral Systems

George H. Hallett Award
The George H. Hallett Award is presented annually to the author of a book published at least ten years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the literature on representation and electoral systems.

  Arend Lijphart, University of California-San Diego
Democracies (Yale University Press, 1984)

Leon Weaver Award
The Leon Weaver Award given for the best paper presented at the previous year’s annual meeting at a panel sponsored by the Representation and Electoral Systems Division. ** This award will not be given this year. ***

  Peter Siavelis, Georgetown University
"Electoral Reform and Democratic Stability in Chile"
Presidents and Executive Politics

Founders Best Paper Award
The Founders Award honoring Bert Rourke is given for the best paper on executive politics authored by a PhD holding scholar presented at the previous year’s annual meeting. One copy of each essay should be sent directly to each committee member.

  Richard Forshee, University of Michigan
"Presidential Activism and Obstruction in Committee and on the Floor"

Richard E. Neustadt Best Book Award
The Richard E. Neustadt Award given for the best book on executive politics published during the year. One copy of each book should be sent directly to each member of the committee.

  Charles Jones, University of Wisconsin
The Presidency in a Separated System (Brookings Institution, 1994)
Political Methodology

Harold F. Gosnell Prize
The Harold Gosnell Prize recognizes the best work of Political Methodology presented at a political science conference in the previous year.

  Bradley Palmquist, Harvard University
"Respecification Approaches to Ecological Inference: A Comparison of Control Variables and the Quadratic Model"
  Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Ohio State University
"The Microfoundations of Aggregate Partisanship: A Fractional Integration Analysis of Heterogeneity and Permanence"
  Renee Smith, University of Rochester
"The Microfoundations of Aggregate Partisanship: A Fractional Integration Analysis of Heterogeneity and Permanence"
Religion and Politics

Aaron Wildavsky Dissertation Award
The Aaron Wildavsky Award recognizes the best dissertation on religion and politics successfully defended within the last two years.

  Thomas Rourke, Texas Tech
"Yves R. Simon and Contemporary Catholic Neo-Conservatism"
Urban Politics

Best Dissertation Award
The Best Dissertation Award is given annually for the best dissertation on urban politics accepted in the previous year.

  Gerald Gamm, Howard University
"Neighborhood Roots: Exodus and Stability in Boston, 1870-1990"
  Guy Stuart, University of Chicago
"Neighborhood Roots: Exodus and Stability in Boston, 1870-1990"

Norton Long Career Achievement Award
The Norton Long Career Achievement Award is presented annually to a scholar who has made distinguished contributions to the study of urban politics over the course of a career through scholarly publication, the mentoring of students, and public service

  Paul Peterson, Harvard University

Special Award for Best Book on Urban Policy
Special Award for Best Book on Urban Policy for the best book on a special topic within the field of urban politics.

  Evan McKenzie, University of Illinois, Chicago
Privatopia: Homeowner Associations and the Rise of Residential Private Government (Yale University Press)
Science, Technology & Environmental Politics

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper in the field of Science, Technology and Environmental Politics.

  Jeanette Hofmann, Wissenchaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung
"Implicit Theories in Political Discourse: A Critique of Interpretations of Reality in Technology Policy"
Women and Politics Research

Best Dissertation Prize
The Best Dissertation Prize for the best dissertation on women and politics completed and accepted in the previous year.

  Robin LeBlanc, Oglethorpe University
"Homeless as Citizens: The Political World of the Japanese Housewife"

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award presented for the best paper presented at the previous year’s annual meeting in the field of women and politics.

  Mary Dietz, University of Minnesota
"Feminist Receptions of Hanna Arendt or how the Analytical Category of Gender Does Injustice to the Theory of Politics"
  Carole Kennedy, University of California, Riverside
"Participation and Leadership in Committee Decision-Making: An Experimental Approach to Exploring Gender Differences"
  Lisa Young, University of Calgary
"Social Movements and Political Parties: A Comparison of the Canadian and American Women's Movements, 1970-1993"
Information Technology and Politics

Best Instructional Software Award
The Best Instructional Software Award recognizes a work that enhances the teaching of political science through the use of technology.

  G. Garson, North Carolina State University
"American Government Simulations"

Best Research Software Award
The Best Research Software Award recognizes a work that contributes to the furtherance of research in the field as well as improvement of research.

  Philip Schrodt, University of Kansas
"KEDS: Kansas Event Data System"
Comparative Politics

Luebbert Best Article Award
The Luebbert Article Award is given for the best article in the field of comparative politics published in the previous two years.

  David Laitin, University of Chicago
"The Tower of Babel as a Coordination Game: Political Linguistics in Ghana" (American Political Science Review 88, No. 3, September 1994, 622-634)

Luebbert Best Book Award
The Luebbert Book Award is given for the best book in the field of comparative politics published in the previous two years.

  M. Crawford Young, University of Wisconsin Madison
The African Colonial State In Comparative Perspective (Yale University Press, 1995)
State Politics and Policy

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper on state politics given at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

  Paul Brace, Florida State University
"Tax Changes and Economic Performance in the American States"
Political Communication

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.

  Kathleen Jamieson, University of Pennsylvania

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.

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

J. David Greenstone Book Prize
The J. David Greenstone Book Prize recognizes the best book in history and politics in the past two calendar years.

  Ian Lustick, University of Pennsylvania
Unsettled States, Disputed Lands: Britain and Ireland, France and Algeria, Israel and the West Bank-Gaza (Cornell University Press, 1993)
  Gerald Berk, University of Oregon
Alternative Tracks: The Constitution of the American Industrial Order 1854-1917, (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Mary Parker Follett Prize
The Mary Parker Follett Prize recognizes the best article on Politics and History published in the previous year.

  David Laitin, University of Chicago
"Language and the Construction of States: the Case of Catalonia in Spain" (Politics and Society, March 1994)
  Carlotta Sole, Universitat Automoma of Barcelona and Stathis N. Kalyvas
"Language and the Construction of States: the Case of Catalonia in Spain" (Politics and Society, March 1994)
  Stathis Kalyvas, Ohio State University
"Language and the Construction of States: the Case of Catalonia in Spain" (Politics and Society, March 1994)
Political Economy

Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Award
The Best Dissertation Award, named for Mancur Olson, is given for the best dissertation in political economy completed in the previous two years.

  Dean Lacy, Duke University
"Nonseparable Preference in Politics: Implications for Social Choice, Elections and Public Opinion"

William H. Riker Book Award
The Best Book Award, named for William H. Riker, is given for the best book on political economy published during the past three calendar years.

  Beth Simmons, Duke University
Who Adjusts? Domestic Sources of Foreign Economic Policy During the Interwar Years (Princeton University Press, 1993)
Ecological and Transformational Politics

Best Book Award
The Best Book Award recognizes a book of extraordinary merit in the field of transformational politics, in particular the politics and processes of deliberate efforts for change on behalf of ideals that are democratic, ecological, and humanistic, published in the preceding two calendar years.

  Leslie Anderson, University of Colorado, Boulder
Political Ecology of the Modern Peasant: Calculation and Community (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award recognizes a paper of outstanding merit given on a panel on ecological and transformational politics at the APSA Annual Meeting in the preceding year.

  Robert Gilbert, University of South Carolina
"Havel, Masaryk and the Political Analyst: the Transformative Methodology of Goethean Science"

Distinguished Career Award
The Distinguished Career Award is given for an outstanding career of achievements in teaching, scholarship, and public service.

  Theodore Becker, Auburn University
New Political Science

Christian Bay Award
The Christian Bay Award recognizes the best paper presented on a new political science panel at the previous year’s annual meeting.

  Gregory Delaurier, Ithaca College
"Class Struggle Without Class: Maoism, the U.S. New Left, and the Demise of the 'Labor Metaphysic'"

Michael Harrington Book Award
The Michael Harrington Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that demonstrates how scholarship can be used in the struggle for a better world.

  Elizabeth Kelly, DePaul University
Education, Democracy, and Public Knowledge (Westview Press)
Political Psychology

Robert E. Lane Award
The Robert E. Lane Award for the best book in political psychology published in the past year.

  Bryan Jones, Texas A&M University
Reconsidering Decision-Making in Democratic Politics (Univesity of Chicago Press, 1994)
Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper delivered at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

  Stanley Feldman, SUNY- Stony Brook
  Karen Stenner, SUNY-Stony Brook
"Order, Threat, and Political Intolerance"

Warren E. Miller Award
The Warren E. Miller Prize is awarded every two or three years for an outstanding career of intellectual accomplishment and service to the profession in the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior field.

  Warren Miller, Arizona State University
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