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2003 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.

  Thomas Anton, Brown University
American Federalism and Public Policy: How the System Works (1989)

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.

  Catherine Johnson, Williams College
Co-Authored with Thomas L. Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY and Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"
  Thomas Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY
Co-Authored with Catherine E. Johnson, Williams College and Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"
  Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY
Co-Authored with Catherine E. Johnson, Williams College and Thomas L. Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"

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.

  Carol Weissert, Florida State 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.

  Scott Comparato, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Co-Authored with Scott D. McClurg, Souther Illinois University"State Supreme Court Compliance with the Supreme Court's Search and Seizure Decisions"
  Scott McClurg, Southern Illinois University
Co-Authored with Scott A. Comparato, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale "State Supreme Court Compliance with the Supreme Court's Search and Seizure Decisions"

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.

  Lisa Solowiej, Binghamton Univ-SUNY
"Participation, Competition, and Conflict: Interest Groups in the US Supreme Court"
  Paul Collins Jr., Binghamton University
"Participation, Competition, and Conflict: Interest Groups in the US Supreme Court"

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).

  James Gibson, Washington University
"Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation: Judging the Fairness of Amnesty in South Africa" American Journal of Political Science (2002)

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.

  Ira Strauber, Grinnell College
Neglected Policies: Constitutional Law and Legal Commentary as Civic Education (Duke University Press, 2002)

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.

  S. Sidney Ulmer, University of Kentucky
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).

  Gerald Rosenberg, University of Chicago
The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change? (University of Chicago Press, 1991)

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.

  Lee Epstein, Washington University
  Thomas Walker, Emory University
Legislative Studies

Alan Rosenthal Prize
In the spirit of Alan Rosenthal's work, this prize is dedicated to encouraging young scholars to study questions that are of importance to legislators and legislative staff and to conduct research that has the potential application to strengthening the practice of representative democracy.

  Scott Adler, University of Colorado-Boulder
"Why Congressional Reforms Fall: Reelection and the House Committee System" (University of Chicago Press, 2002)

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

  Eric Schickler, University of California at Berkeley
"Where's the Pivot? Obstruction and Lawmaking in the Pre-Cloture Senate"
  Gregory Wawro, Columbia University
"Where's the Pivot? Obstruction and Lawmaking in the Pre- Cloture Senate"

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

  Rory Austin, George Washington University
"Seats That May Not Matter: Testing for Racial Polarization in U.S. City Councils" (Legislative Studies Quarterly, 27, 2002)

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.

  John Huber, Columbia University
Co-Authored with Charles R. Shipan, University of Iowa Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
  Charles Shipan, University of Iowa
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
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.

  Martha Derthick, University of Virginia
The Politics of Deregulation (Brookings Institution Press, 1985)
  Paul Quirk, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
The Politics of Deregulation (Brookings Institution Press 1985)

Best Paper on Public Policy Award
The Best Paper on Public Policy Award recognizes the best paper on Public Policy given at the previous APSA Annual Meeting. This award carries a $500 prize.

  Soeren Winter, Danish National Institute of Social Research
"Explaining Variation in Street-Level Bureaucratic Behaviors in Social and Regulatory Policies"
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.

  Daniel Tichenor, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
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.

  Daniel Tichenor, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
"Organized Interests and American Political Development" (Political Science Quarterly, 117, Winter 2002)
  Richard Harris, Rutgers University-Camden
"Organized Interests and American Political Development" (Political Science Quarterly, 117, Winter 2002)

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.

  Jo Freeman
A Room at a Time: How Women Entered Party Politics (Rowan and Littlefield, 2002)

POP/Party Politics Award
The POP/Party Politics Award recognizes the best paper delivered on a Political Organizations and Parties-sponsored panel at the preceding APSA annual meeting.

  Byron Shafer, University of Wisconsin Madison
"Economic Development, Legal Desegregation, and Partisan Change in the Post War South."
  Richard Johnston, University of British Columbia
"Economic Development, Legal Desegregation, and Partisan Change in the Post War South"

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.

  Kay Lawson, San Francisco State University
Samuel J. Eldersveld Career Achievement Award
Public Administration

Best Article Award
The Best Article Award recognizes the best article published in the American Review of Public Administration.

  Gregory Saxton, SUNY-Brockport
"Fiscal Constraints and the Loss of Home-Rule"
  Chris Haney
"Fiscal Constraints and the Loss of Home-Rule"
  Steven Erie, University of California-San Diego
"Fiscal Constraints and the Loss of Home-Rule"

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.

  Evelyn Brodkin, University of Chicago
"Contracting Welfare Reform: Uncertainties of Capacity Building within Disjointed Federalism"
  Katarina Thoren, University of Chicago
"Contracting Welfare Reform: Uncertainties of Capacity Building within Disjointed Federalism"
  Carolyn Fuqua, University of Chicago
"Contracting Welfare Reform: Uncertanties of Capacity Building within Disjointed Federalism"
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.

  Rudolph Rummel, University of Hawaii
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.

  Gary Cox, University of Calrifornia-San Diego
The Efficient Secret: The Cabinet and the Development of Political Parities in Victorian England (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987)

Lawrence Longley Award
The Lawrence Longley Award is given for the best article published in the previous year.

  Rein Taagepera, University of California- Irvine
"Nationwide Threshold of Representation" (Electoral Studies, 21, 2002)

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. ***

  Ray Christensen, Brigham Young University
"The Drawing of Electoral Lines in Japan"
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.

  Elvin Lim, Nuffield College University of Oxford
"The Lion and The Lamb: De-Mythologizing Franklin Roosevelt's Fireside Chats"

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.

  Andrew Rudalevige, Dickenson College
"The Structure of Leadership: Information, Organization, and Presidential Decision Making"

Presidential Research Group Career Service Award

  Richard E. Neustadt, Harvard University
PRG Career Service Award

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.

  Andrew Rudalevige, Dickenson College
Managing the Presidents Program: Presidential Leadership and Legislative Policy Formation (Princeton University Press, 2002)
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.

  Won-Ho Park, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
"Estimation of Voter Transition Rates and Ecological Inference"

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

  Kenneth Schultz, University of California-Los Angeles
"Revealing Preferences: Empirical Estimation of a Crisis Bargaining Game with Incomplete Information"
  Jeffrey Lewis, University of California-Los Angeles
"Revealing Preferences: Empirical Estimation of a Crisis Bargaining Game with Incomplete Information"
  Hyeok Yong Kwon, Cornell University
"Has Economic Insecurity Produced Left-Wing Voters? A Markov Chain Approach"
  Sona Golder, New York University
"Pre-Electoral Coalition Formation"
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.

  Timothy Shah, Harvard University
"A Horror of Discord: Radical Pluralism and the Invention of Liberalism in the Early Writings of Hugo Grotius"

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

  Steven Mazie, University of Michigan
"Political Liberalism and Public Religion: Lessons from Israel"
  Zoltan Hajnal, University of California-San Diego
"Why Does Turnout Matter: The Effects of a Skewed Electorate on Minority Representation in Local Politics
Urban Politics

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

  Hank Savitch, University of Louisville
Cities in the International Marketplace (Princeton)
  Paul Kantor, Fordham University
Cities in the International Marketplace (Princeton)

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

  Steven Johnson, Portland State University
"The Transformation of Civic Institutions and Practices in Portland, Oregon, 1960-1999

Byran Jackson Dissertation Research on Minority Politics Award
The Byran Jackson Award recognizes the outstanding scholarship by a graduate student in the area of race and urban politics.

  Michelle Camou, University of Colorado
"Managing Conflict without Contracts: Achieving Economic Justice in the Informal Economy"

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.

  Jessica Trounstine, University of California, San Diego
" Why Turnout Does Matter: The Effects of a Skewed Electorate on Minority Representation in Local Politics"

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

  Michael Preston, University of California
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.

  Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University
The Gifts of Athena

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.

  Erika Weinthal
State Making and Environmental Cooperation: Linking Domestic and International Politics in Central Asia (MIT Press 2002)
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.

  Jennifer Disney, Winthrop University
The Theories and Practices of Women's Organizing: Marxism, Feminism, Democratization and Civil Society in Mozambique and Nicaragua.

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.

  J. Shoshanna Ehrlich, University of Massachusetts, Boston
"Grounded in the Reality of their Lives"
  Carol Hardy-Fanta, University of Massachussetts, Boston
"Grounded in the Reality of their Lives"
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.

  Leigh Jenco, University of Chicago
"Representing a Noble Heart: Thoreau's Critique of Democracy"

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.

  Sheldon Wolin
Tocqueville Between Two Worlds: The Making of Political and Theoretical Life. (Princeton University Press 2001)

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.

  Laura Janara, University of British Columbia
Democracy Growing Up: Authority, Autonomy and Passion in Tocqueville's Democracy in America (SUNY Press)
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.

  Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fuer Sozialforschung (WZB)
Manifesto Project
  Ian Budge
Manifesto Project
  Andrea Volkens
Manifesto Project
  D.J. Hearl
Manifesto Project
  D.R. Robertson
Manifesto Project

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.

  Pamela Conover, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
"The Deliberative Potential of Political Discussion" (British Journal of Political Science January 2001)
  Donald Searing, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"The Deliberative Potential of Political Discussion" (British Journal of Political Science January 2001)
  Ivor Crewe, University of Essex
"The Deliberative Potential of Political Discussion" (British Journal of Political Science January 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.

  Ashutosh Varshney, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life (Yale University Press)
  John Huber, Columbia University
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
  Charles Shipan, University of Iowa
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)

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.

  Frances Rosenbluth, Yale University
"The Politics of Low Fertility: Global Markets, Women's Employment and Birth Rates in Four Industrialized Democracies"
  Matthew Light, Yale University
"The Politics of Low Fertility: Global Markets, Women's Employment and Birth Rates in Four Industrialized Democracies"
  Honorable Mention
Anne Wren, Stanford University
"Government Formation in Corporatist Countries: An Application of the Portfolio Allocation Model to the Dutch Case."
European Politics and Society

Best Book Award
The Best Book Award is given for the best book on European Politics and society published in the previous year

  Mark Beissinger, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nationalist Mobilization and the Collapse of Soviet State (Cambridge University Press, 2002)

Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award
The Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation on European Politics and Society filed during the previous year.

  Daniel Ziblatt, University of California, Berkeley
"Constructing a Federal State: Poitical Development, Path Dependence, and the Origins of Federalism in Modern Europe, 1815-1871"

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

  Bo Rothstein, Goteborg University
" How Political Institutions Create and Destroy Social Capital: An Institutional Theory of Generalized Trust"
  Dietlind Stolle, McGill University
" How Political Institutions Create and Destroy Social Capital: An Institutional Theory of Generalized Trust"
State Politics and Policy

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

  Seth Masket, University of California-Los Angeles
"Building Better Partisans: What California's Experience with Cross-Filing Teaches Us About Party Politics"

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.

  Virginia Gray, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
" Sisyphus Meets the Borg: Understanding the Diversity of Interest Communities"
  Matthew Fellowes, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Sisyphus Meets the Borg: Understanding the Diversity of Interest Communities"
  David Lowery, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Sisyphus Meets the Borg: Understanding the Diversity of Interest Communities"

Career Achievement Award
The Career Achievement Award given every biennium to a political scientist who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the study of politics and public policies in the American states.

  Malcolm Jewell, University of Kentucky

State Politics and Policy Quarterly (SPPQ) Best Paper Award
The State Politics and Policy Award is given for the best paper on state politics and policy presented at any professional meeting in the previous calendar year.

  Raymond Wolfinger, University of Calfornia- Berkeley
"Between Registering and Voting: How State Laws Affect Voter Turnout of Young Registrants"
  Ben Highton, University of California, Davis
"Between Registering and Voting: How State Laws Affect Voter Turnout of Young Registrants"
  Megan Mullin, University of California, Berkeley
"Between Registering and Voting: How State Laws Affect Voter Turnout of Young Registrants"
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.

  W. Bennett, University of Washington

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

  Marion Just, Wellesly College
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
  Ann Crigler, University of Southern California
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
  Dean Alger
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
  Timothy Cook, Lousiana State University
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
  Darrell West, Brown University
Crosstalk : Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
  Montague Kern, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Crosstalk: Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign

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.

  Matthew Baum, University of California, Los Angeles
"Making Politics Fun: What Happens When Presidential Candidates Hit the Talk Show Circuit"
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.

  Mounira Charrad, University of Texas, Austin
States and Women's Rights: The Making of Post-Colonial Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco (University of California Press, 2001)
  Taeku Lee, University of California, Berkeley
Mobilizing Public Opinion: Black Insurgency and Racial Attitudes in the Civil Rights Era (Chicago University Press, 2002)

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

  Daniel Tichenor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
"Organized Interests and American Political Development" (Political Science Quarterly 117:4)
  Richard Harris, Rutgers University, Camden
"Organized Interests and American Political Development" (Political Science Quarterly 117:4)
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.

  Alex Segura-Ubiergo, Columbia University
"Globalization, Domestic Politics and the Welfare State in the Developing World: Latin America in Comparative Perspective, 1973-1997"

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.

  Michael Hiscox, Harvard University
International Trade and Political Conflict: Commerce, Coalitions and Mobility (Princeton: Princeton University Press)
  John Huber, Columbia University
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy
  Charles Shipan, University of Iowa
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Ecological and Transformational Politics

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

  Ronald Walters, University of Maryland
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.

  Jennifer Disney, Winthrop University
"The Potential and Limitations of Democratization: Civil Society and Women's Organizing in Post-Revolutionary Mozambique and Nicaragua"

Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award
The Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven Award recognizes an activist group, in the region of the annual meeting, that puts the ideals of the New Political Science Section, ’to make the study of politics relevant to the struggle for a better world,’ into practice.

  Ann Kretzton, Kensington Welfare Rights Union

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.

  Michael Parenti

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.

  Manfred Steger, Illinois State University
Globalization: the New Market Ideology
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.

  Joel Westheimer, University of Ottawa
"Educating the 'Good' Citizen: The Politics of School -Based Civic Education Programs"
  Joseph Kahne, Mills College
"Educating the 'Good' Citizen: The Politics of School-based Civic Education Programs"

Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a person whose lifetime contribution to political science have had a significant impact on undergraduate education.

  Sheilah Mann, American Political Science Association
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.

  Catherine Zuckert, University of Notre Dame
"Tom Sawyer: Potential President"
Foreign Policy

Best Paper Award
The Best Paper on foreign policy presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

  Richard Eichenberg, Tufts University
"Gender Difference and the Use of Force in the United States, 1990-2002"
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.

  George Bizer, Ohio State University
"Impact of Personality on Political Beliefs Attitutes, and Behavior: Need for Cognition and Need to Evaluate"
  Allyson Holbrook, Ohio State University
"Impact of Personality on Political Beliefs Attitutes, and Behavior: Need for Cognition and Need to Evaluate"
  Derek Rucker, Ohio State University
"Impact of Personality on Political Beliefs Attitutes, and Behavior: Need for Cognition and Need to Evaluate"
  Jon Krosnick, Ohio State University
"Impact of Personality on Political Beliefs Attitutes, and Behavior: Need for Cognition and Need to Evaluate"
  Richard Petty, Ohio State University
"Impact of Personality on Political Beliefs Attitutes, and Behavior: Need for Cognition and Need to Evaluate"
  S. Christian Wheeler, Ohio State University
"Impact of Personality on Political Beliefs Attitutes, and Behavior: Need for Cognition and Need to Evaluate"

Emerging Scholar Award
The Emerging Scholar Award is awarded to the top scholar in the field who is within 10 years of her or his Ph.D.

  Darren Davis, University of Michigan

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.

  Benjamin Page, Northwestern University
The Rational Public
  Robert Shapiro, Columbia University
The Rational Public
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.

  Neta Crawford, Brown University
Argument and Change in World Politics: Ethics, Decolonization, and Humanitarian Intervention (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
  Dorothy Jones
Toward a Just World: The Critical Years in the Search for International Justice (University of Chicago Press, 2002)
Comparative Democratization

Best Article Award
Single-authored or co-authored articles focusing directly on the subject of democratization and published in 2013 are eligible. Nominations and self-nominations are encouraged. Copies of the article should be sent by email to each of the committee members.

  Anirudh Krishna, Duke University
Mandates and Democracies: Neoliberalism by Surprise in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
  James Mahoney, Brown University
Legacies of Liberalism: Path Dependence and Political Regimes in Central America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)
Human Rights

Best Book Award
The competition is open to all books on human rights that were written by a political scientist and published in the previous two years.

  Richard Claude, University of Maryland
Science in the Service of Human Rights (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002)

Best Dissertation Award
Political Science dissertations that focus on human rights and completed and accepted in the previous two calendar years are eligible for the award competition.

  Claudio Fuentes, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Contesting the Iron Fist: Advocacy Networks and Police Violence in Democratic Argentina and Chile"
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