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2002 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.

 

Samuel Beer, Harvard University
To Make a Nation: The Rediscovery of Federalism (Belnap Press of Harvard University, 1993)

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.

  Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
"Courting Devolution: The Renuist Court and Contemporary American Federalism"

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.

  Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
Law and Courts

Law and Courts Best Conference Paper Award
The Law and Courts Best Conference Paper Award (formerly the American Judicature Society Award) is given annually for the best paper on law and courts presented at the previous year’s annual meetings of the American, International, or regional political science associations. Single- and co-authored papers, written by political scientists, are eligible. Papers may be nominated by any member of the Section.

 

Timothy Johnson, University of Minnesota
Co-Authored with James F. Spriggs, II, University of California at Davis and Paul J. Wahlbeck, George Washington University "Passing and Sophisticated Voting on the U.S. Supreme Court," (APSA, 2001)

  James Spriggs II, University of California at Davis
Co-Authored with Timothy R. Johnson, University of Minnesota and Paul J. Wahlbeck, George Washington University "Passing and Sophisticated Voting on the U.S. Supreme Court," (APSA, 2001)
  Paul Wahlbeck, George Washington University
Co-Authored with James F. Spriggs, II, University of California at Davis and Timothy R. Johnson, University of Minnesota "Passing and Sophisticated Voting on the U.S. Supreme Court," (APSA, 2001)

Law and Courts Best Graduate Student Paper Award
Formerly the CQ Press Award, the Best Graduate Student Paper Award is given annually for the best paper in the field of law and courts written by a graduate student. To be eligible, the nominated paper must have been written by a full-time graduate student. Both single- and co-authored papers are eligible. In the case of co-authored papers, each author must have been a full-time graduate student at the time the paper was written. Submitted papers may have been written for any purpose (including papers written for seminar, scholarly meetings, and for potential publication in academic journals). This is NOT, however, a dissertation or thesis prize.

  Paul Collins Jr., Binghamton University
"Organized Interests in the Supreme Court: Gauging the Effectiveness of Amicus Curiae Participation"

Law and Courts Best Journal Article Award
This award recognizes the best journal article in the field of law and courts written by a political scientist and published during the previous calendar year (for this award cycle, this means articles published during the 2013 calendar year). Articles published in all refereed journals and in law reviews are eligible, but book reviews, review essays, and chapters published in edited volumes are not eligible. Journal editors and members of the section may nominate articles. (This award was previously known as McGraw Hill Award and as the Houghton-Mifflin Award for the Best Journal Article in the Field of Law and Courts).

  Melinda Gann Hall, Michigan State University
State Supreme Courts in American Democracy: Probing the Myths of Judicial Reform

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.

  Lynn Mather, Dathmouth College
Co-Authored with Richard J. Maiman, University of Southern Maine and Craig McEwen, Bowdoin College, Divorce Lawyers at Work: Varieties of Professionalism in Practice (Oxford University Press, 2001)
  Craig McEwen, Bowdoin Cellege
Co-Authored with Lynn Mather, Dartmouth College and Richard J. Maiman, University of Southern Maine, Divorce Lawyers at Work: Varieties of Professionalism in Practice (Oxford University Press, 2001)
  Richard Maiman, University of Southern Maine
Co-Authored with Lynn Mather, Dartmouth College and Craig McEwen, Bowdoin College, Divorce Lawyers at Work: Varieties of Professionalism in Practice (Oxford University Press, 2001)

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 Berns, American Enterprise Institute
Lifetime Achievement Award

Law and Courts Lasting Contribution Award
The Last Contribution Award is given annually for work that stands the test of time, work that inspires long after the issue that gave rise to that work is a true mark of distinction. Each year a book or journal article, 10 years old or older, that has made a lasting impression on the field of law and courts. (From 2001 to 2007 this was titled the Wadsworth Publishing Award).

  Jeffrey Segal, Stony Brook University
"Predicting Supreme Court Cases Probabilistically: The Search and Seizure Cases" American Political Science Review 1968

Law and Courts Teaching and Mentoring Award
The Teaching and Mentoring Award recognizes innovative teaching and instructional methods and materials in law and courts. Examples of innovations that might be recognized by this award include (but are not limited to) outstanding textbooks, websites, classroom exercises, syllabi, or other devices designed to enhance the transmission of knowledge about law and courts to undergraduate or graduate students. The Teaching and Mentoring Award is supported by a generous contribution from the Division for Public Education of the American Bar Association. The Teaching and Mentoring Award Committee also advises the Organized Section on matters related to teaching and mentoring of students and colleagues.

  Elliot Slotnick, Ohio State University
Legislative Studies

Carl Albert Dissertation Award
The Carl Albert Dissertation Award is given annually for the best dissertation in legislative studies. Topics may be national or subnational in focus-on Congress, parliaments, state legislatures, or other representative bodies.

 

Deborah Brooks, Yale University
"When Candidates Attack: The Effects of negative Campaigning on Voter Turnout in Senate Elections"

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

  Kathryn Pearson, University of California-Berkeley
Legislating in Women's Interests? Congresswomen in the 106th Congress

Jewell-Loewenberg Paper Award
The Jewell-Loewenberg Paper Award for the best article in the Legislative Studies Quarterly in the previous year.

  Stephen Ansolabehere, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The Effects of Party and Preferences on Congressional Roll Call Voting" (2001)
  James Snyder Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The Effects of Party and Preferences on Congressional Roll Call Voting" (2001)
  Charles Stewart III, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The Effects of Party and Preferences on Congressional Roll Call Voting" (2001)

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.

  Eric Schickler, University of California at Berkeley
Disjointed Pluralism: Institutional Innovation and Developmentof the U.S. Congress (Princeton University Press, 2001)
Public Policy

Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award
The Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award is given for the best book or article published in the general area of public policy during the past twenty (20) plus years. The book or article should have had a major impact on the field. This award carries a $500 prize.

 

Deborah Stone, Dartmouth College
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision-Making (W.W. Norton, 1988)

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.

 

Jacob Hacker, Harvard Society of Fellows
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.

  Stephen Ansolabehere, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-Authored with James M. Snyder, Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Charles Stewart, III, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "The Effects of Party and Preferences on Congressional Roll-Call Voting" (Legislative Studies Quarterly, 36)
  James Snyder Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-Authored with Stephen D. Ansolabehere, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Charles Stewart, III, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "The Effects of Party and Preferences on Congressional Roll-Call Voting" (Legislative Studies Quarterly, 36)
  Charles Stewart III, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-Authored with Stephen D. Ansolabehere, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and James M. Snyder, Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology "The Effects of Party and Preferences on Congressional Roll-Call Voting" (Legislative Studies Quarterly, 36)

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.

  Scott James, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presidents, Parties, and the Regulatory State (Cambridge University Press, 2000)

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.

  Walter Burnham, University of Texas-Austin
Samuel J. Eldersveld Career Achievement Award
Public Administration

Herbert Kaufman Award
The APSA Section on Public Administration is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for its annual Herbert Kaufman Best Paper award. The Herbert Kaufman Committee will select the best paper presented on a panel sponsored (or co-sponsored) by the Public Administration section at the 2013 APSA Annual Meeting in Chicago. The section will follow APSA’s guidance on what constitutes a ’presented paper’-papers that were uploaded to the APSA 2013 conference paper site, hosted by SSRN, or posted/presented in a virtual or alternative form (see PA Division Panels in the 2013 online program for links to such alternative presentations) are eligible for the Kaufman award.

 

Charles Hinnant, University of Georgia
"Managerial Perceptions of Technology Acceptance"

  Barbara Romzek, University of Kansas
"State Contracting, Social Service Networks, and Effective Accountability"
  Jocelyn Johnston, University of Kansas
"State Contracting, Social Service Networks, and Effective Accountability"
Conflict Processes

Best Book Award
Given annually 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.

 

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

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.

 

David Butler, Oxford University
Political Change in Britain (St. Martin's Press, 1971)

  Donald Stokes, Princeton University
Political Change in Britain (St. Martin's Press, 1971)

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. ***

  Aubrey Jewett, University of Central Florida
"Does Voting Method Affect the Level of Ballot Position on Election Outcomes?"
Presidents and Executive Politics

Founders Best Graduate Student Paper Award
The Founders Award honoring Francis Rourke is given for the best paper on executive politics presented by a Graduate Student at either the preceding year’s APSA Annual Meeting or at any of the regional meetings in the two year’s preceding the APSA Annual Meeting. One copy of each essay should be sent directly to each member of the committee.

 

Casey Dominguez, University of California at Berkeley
"Is it a Honeymoon? An Empirical Investigation of the President's First Hundred Days."

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.

  B. Dan Wood, University of California-Los Angeles
"The Politics of Administrative Design"
  John Bohte, Oakland University
"The Politics of Administrative Design"

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.

  Kenneth Mayer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
With the Stroke of a Pen: Executive Orders and Presidential Power (Princeton University Press, 2001)
  Patricia Conley, Texas A&M University
Presidential Mandates: How Elections Shape the National Agenda (University of Chicago Press, 2001)
  Honorable Mention
Larry Berman, University of California Washington Center
"No Peace, No Honor: Nixion, Kissenger, and Betrayal in Vietnam" (Free Press, 2001)
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.

 

Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Ohio State University

Warren Miller Article Award
The Warren Miller Article Award is given for the best article in Political Analysis.

  Patrick Heagerty, University of Washington
"Windows of Opportunity: Window Subseries Empirical Variance Estimators in International Relations."
  Michael Ward, University of Washington
"Windows of Opportunity: Window Subseries Empirical Variance Estimators in International Relations."
  Kristian Gleditsch, University of California-San Diego
"Windows of Opportunity: Window Subseries Empirical Variance Estimators in International Relations."
  Sunshine Hillygus, Stanford University
"The Dynamics of Voter Decision-making in Election 2000"
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.

 

Elora Shehabuddin, Rice University
"Encounters with the State: Gender and Islam in Rural Bangladesh"

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award recognizes the best paper dealing with religion and politics presented at the previous years APSA Annual Meeting

  Stephen Whitefield, Oxford University
"Religiosity, Political Attitudes, and Political Participation in Russia, 1993-1998."
Urban Politics

Best Book Award
The Best Book Award recognizes the best book on urban politics published in the previous year.

 

Susan Welch, Pennsylvania State University
Race and Place: Race Relations in an American City

  Lee Sigelman, George Washington University
Race and Place: Race Relations in an American City
  Timothy Bledsoe, Waye State University
Race and Place: Race Relations in an American City
  Michael Combs, University of Nebraska
Race and Place: Race Relations in an American City

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper given at an Urban Politics Section panel at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

  Loren King, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Democratic Hopes in the Polycentric City

Norton Long Young Scholars
The Norton Long Young Scholars award is given to scholars who are completing or have completed their Ph.D. within the last three years and submitted a paper proposal for the 2014 APSA meetings to the 2014 program chairs.

  Carol Conaway, Wellesley College
"Covering Mayors: Race, Riots, and Responsibility"
  Mara Sidney, Rutgers University, Newark
  Brady Baybeck, University of Missouri, St. Louis
  Gustavo Cano, University of San Diego

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.

  Clarence Stone, The George Washington University
Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools
  Bryan Jones, University of Washington
Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools
  Carol Pierannunzi, Kennesaw State University
Building Civic Capacity
Science, Technology & Environmental Politics

Don K. Price Award
The Don K. Price Award recognizes the best book on science, technology, and environmental politics published in the last year.

 

David Guston
Between Politics and Science: Assuring the Integrity and Productivity of Research

Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize
The Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize is given for the best book on environmental politics and policy published in the past three years.

  Kate O'Neill, University of California at Berkeley
Waste Trading Among Rich Nations: Building a New Theory of Environmental Regulation
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.

 

Wendy Smooth, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
"African American Women State Legislators: The Impact of Gender and Race on Legislative Influence."

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.

  Eileen McDonagh, Northeastern University
"Political Citizenship and Democratization: The Gender Paradox."
Foundations of Political Thought

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper presented on a foundations panel at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

 

Lawrie Balfour, University of Virginia
"The Argument of John Brown"

  Roy Tsao, Georgetown University
"Arendt Against Athens: Rereading the Human Condition"

David Easton Award
The David Easton Award is given for a book that broadens the horizons of contemporary political science by engaging issues of philosophical significance in political life through any of a variety of approaches in the social sciences and humanities.

  Nancy Rosenblum, Harvard University
Membership and Morals: The Personal Uses of Pluralism in America

First Book Award
The First Book Award is given for a first book by a scholar in the early stages of his or her career in the area of political theory or political philosophy.

  Ayelet Shachar, University of Toronto
Multicultural Jurisdictions: Cultural Differences and Women's Rights
  Honorable Mention
Dan Engster, University of Texas, San Antonio
Multicultural Jurisdictions: Cultural Differences and Women's Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
Information Technology and Politics

Best Website Award
The Best Political Science Website or Software Award recognizes the website or software, which contributes to research and/or teaching in political science.

 

John Wilkerson, University of Washington
Legislative Simulator depts.washington.edu

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www.dirksencongressionalcenter.org
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http://depts.washington.edu/
Comparative Politics

Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba Data Set Award
The Data Set Award recognizes a publicly available data set that has made an important contribution to the field of comparative politics.

 

Michael Alvarez, DePaul University
"ACLP Political and Economic Database."

  Jose Cheibub, Yale University
"ACLP Political and Economic Database."
  Fernando Limongi, CEBRAR (Brazil)
"ACLP Political and Economic Database."
  Adam Przeworski, New York University
"ACLP Political and Economic Database."

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.

  Guillermo O'Donnell, University of Notre Dame
"Democracy, Law, and Comparative Politics" Studies in Comparative International Development, Vol. 36 (Spring 2001)

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.

  Nicolas van de Walle, Michigan State University
African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979-1999 (Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Sage Best Paper Award
The Sage Best Paper Award is given to the best paper in the field of comparative politics presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

  James Gibson, Wahington University
"Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation? Testing the Causal Assumptions of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process"
European Politics and Society

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper presented at a panel sponsored by the section at the most recent meeting

 

Michael Bernhard, Pennsylvania State University
"Democratization in Germany: A Reappraisal"

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.

 

Michael Bernhard, Pennsylvania State University
"Democratization in Germany: A Reappraisal"

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.

 

Thomas Patterson, Harvard University

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

  Thomas Patterson, Harvard University
Out Of Order
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.

 

Richard Bensel, Cornell University
Political Economy of American Industrialization, 1877-1900 (Cambridge University Press, 2000)

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

  Evan Lieberman, Princeton University
"Causal Inference in Historical Institutional Analysis: A Specification of Periodization Strategies" (Comparative Political Studies 34:9)
Political Economy

Award Name Not Specified

 

Rod Alence, Stanford University
"World Markets and the Politics of African Open Economies: Domestic Policy Responses to External Volatility in Ghana, 1937-1984."

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.

  Rod Alence, Stanford University
"World Markets and the Politics of African Open Economies: Domestic Policy Responses to External Volatility in Ghana"

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.

  Evelyne Huber, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Development and Crisis of the Welfare State
  John Stephens, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Development and Crisis of the Welfare State
  Gene Grossman
Special Interest Politics (MIT Press, 2001)
  Elhanan Helpman
Special Interest Politics (MIT Press, 2001)
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.

 

Michael Cummings, University of Colorado at Denver
Beyond Political Correctness: Social Transformation in the United States

Best Dissertation Award
Best Dissertation Award is awarded to an outstanding dissertation concerned with the topics of ecological and transformational politics.

  Michele Betsill, Colorado State University
"Greens in the Greenhouse: Environmental NGOs, Norms, and the Politics of Global Climate Change."

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.

  John Rensenbrink, Bowdoin College
"A Planetary Government for the Planet's Ills: United Representative Government, Direct Democracy, and the Federal Principle.

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

  James Burns, Williams College
  William Caspary, Washington University
  John Rensenbrink, Bowdoin College
  Joan Roelofs, Keene State College

Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award for distinguished achievement in scholarship, teaching, and advancing the field of ecological and transformational politics

  Betty Zisk, Boston University

Praxis Award
The Praxis Award is given in recognition of a political scientist who embodies the praxis of political and professional transformation.

  Betty Zisk, Boston 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.

 

Carl Swidorski, College of Saint Rose
"From the Wagner Act to the Human Rights Watch Report: Labor and Freedom of Expression and Association, 1935-2000."

Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award
The Charles A. McCoy Career Achievement Award recognizes a progressive political scientist who has had a long, successful career as a writer, teacher and activist.

  Philip Green, Smith College

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.

  Peter Dreier, Occidential College
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
  John Mollenkopf, CUNY, Graduate Center
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
  Todd Swanstrom, Saint Louis University
Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century
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, University of Washington
Politics and the Architecture of Choice: Bounded Rationality and Governance

Political Science Education

Best Paper Presentation Award
The Best Paper Presentation Award is given for the best presentation on undergraduate education at the past year's APSA Annual Meeting.

 

Matthew Lindstrom, Sienna College
"What's a Bus Ticket Got to Do with My American Politics Class? Experimenting with a Political Treasure Hunt."

Politics, Literature, and Film

Wilson Carey McWilliams Best Paper Award
The Wilson Carey McWilliams Best Paper Award is given for the best paper presented at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting.

 

Eduardo Velasquez, Washington & Lee University
"Where the Wild Things Are: Re-Creation, Fall, Re- and In-surrection in Chuck Palahniuks Fight Club"

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.

 

Martin Cohen, University of California at Los Angeles
"Beating Reform: The Resurgence of Parties in Presidential Nomination, 1980 to 2000."

  David Karol, University of California at Los Angeles
"Beating Reform: The Resurgence of Parties in Presidential Nomination, 1980 to 2000."
  Hans Noel, University of California at Los Angeles
"Beating Reform: The Resurgence of Parties in Presidential Nomination, 1980 to 2000."
  John Zaller, University of California at Los Angeles
"Beating Reform: The Resurgence of Parties in Presidential Nomination, 1980 to 2000."

Philip E. Converse Book Award
The Philip E. Converse Book Award is given for an outstanding book in the field published at least five years before.

  Morris Fiorina, Stanford University
Retrospective Voting in American National Elections
Race, Ethnicity and Politics

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

 

Pei-te Lien, University of Utah
The Making of Asian America Through Political Participation

  Keith Wailoo, University of California
Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health
  Nora Hamilton, University of Southern California
Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles
  Norma Stoltz Chincilla, California State University, Long Beach
Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles
  Michael Dawson, Harvard University
Black Visions: The Roots of Contemporary African American Political Ideologies
  Ronald Schmidt Sr., California State University, Long Beach
Language Policy and Identity Politics in the United States
  Matthew Guterl, Brown University
The Color of Race in America, 1900-1940 (Harvard University Press, 2001)

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

  Renee Cramer, California State University at Long Beach
"The Multiple Contexts of Federal Acknowledgement Law: A Sociolegal Perspective."
International History and Politics

Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award
The Robert L. Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award for the best book on International History and Politics. This award may be granted to a single-authored or multi-authored book, or to an edited volume. The award will be given to works published in the calendar year prior to the year of the APSA meeting at which the award is presented. The copyright date of a book will establish the relevant year. Hence, books with a 2013 copyright date will be eligible for the award presented at the 2014 APSA meeting. To be considered for the award, nominations must be received by January 31, 2015.

 

G. Ikenberry, Georgetown University
After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order After Major Wars

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