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Organized Section 22: State Politics and Policy Quarterly (SPPQ) Best Paper Award

State Politics and Policy Section Award Recipients

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.


2016  Mona Vakilifathi, University of California, San Diego
"Constraining Bureaucrats Today Knowing You'll Be Gone Tomorrow: The Effect of Legislative Term Limits on Statutory Discretion." 
2015  Graeme T. Boushey, University of California, Irvine
"Experts, Amateurs, and Bureaucratic Influence in the American States." Presented at the 2014 APSA annual meeting and the 2014 MPSA annual meeting. 
2015  Robert J. McGrath, University of Michigan & George Mason University
"Experts, Amateurs, and Bureaucratic Influence in the American States." Presented at the 2014 APSA annual meeting and the 2014 MPSA annual meeting.
2014 James Monogan III, University of Georgia
"Gone with the Wind: Federalism and the Strategic Placement of Air Polluters." Presented at the 2013 State Politics and Policy Conference
2014 Neal Woods, University of South Carolina
"Gone with the Wind: Federalism and the Strategic Placement of Air Polluters." Presented at the 2013 State Politics and Policy Conference
2014 David Konisky, Georgetown University
"Gone with the Wind: Federalism and the Strategic Placement of Air Polluters." Presented at the 2013 State Politics and Policy Conference
2013 Christopher Mooney, University of Illinois
"Legislative Thinking: Responsibility, Motivation, and Cognitive Complexity in U.S.Statehouses"
2012 Melinda Gann Hall, Michigan State University
“Democratic Initiatives in State Supreme Courts: Judicial Behavior in the Terminal Term
2011 Michael Berkman, Pennsylvania State University
"Multi-Level Policy Responsiveness to Public Opinion: From Statehouse to Street-Level"
2011 Eric Plutzer, Pennsylvania State University
"Multi-Level Policy Responsiveness to Public Opinion: From Statehouse to Street-Level"
2010 Jeffrey Lax, Columbia University
"Explaining Democratic Performance in the States"
2010 Justin Phillips, Columbia University
"Explaining Democratic Performance in the States"
2006 Gary Cox, University of California, San Diego
"What Polarizes Parties? Preferences and Agenda Control in American State Legislatures"
2006 Thad Kousser, University of California, San Diego
"What Polarizes Parties? Preferences and Agenda Control in American State Legislatures"
2006 Mathew McCubbins, University of California, San Diego
"What Polarizes Parties? Preferences and Agenda Control in American State Legislatures"
2003 Raymond Wolfinger, University of Calfornia- Berkeley
"Between Registering and Voting: How State Laws Affect Voter Turnout of Young Registrants"
2003 Ben Highton, University of California, Davis
"Between Registering and Voting: How State Laws Affect Voter Turnout of Young Registrants"
2003 Megan Mullin, University of California, Berkeley
"Between Registering and Voting: How State Laws Affect Voter Turnout of Young Registrants"


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