Political Psychology Section Award Recipients
Best Dissertation Award
The Best Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation in political psychology filed during the previous year.
||Martin Bisgaard, Aarhus University. “Perceiving the Unobservable."
||Eun Bin Chung, University of Utah
“Overcoming the History Problem: Group-Affirmation in International Relations."
||Timothy J. Ryan, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“No Compromise: The Politics of Moral Conviction”
||Samara Klar, University of Arizona
"The Influence of Identity on Political Preferences"
||Gwyneth McClendon, Harvard University
"The Politics of Envy and Esteem in Two Democracies"
Nathan Kalmoe, George Washington University
"Mobilizing Aggression in Mass Politics"
||Christopher Dawes, New York University
An Examination of Potential Causal Mechanisms Linking Genes and Political Behavior (Completed at the University of California, San Diego; advised by James H. Fowler)
Sarah Harrison, London School of Economics
Ideological (Mis)match? Mapping Extreme Right Ideological Discourse and Voter Preferences
||Toby Bolsen, Georgia State University
"Private Behaviors for the Public Good: Citizens' Actions and U.S. Energy Conservation,"
||Eric Groenendyk, University of Michigan
The Motivated Partisan: A Dual Motivations Theory of Partisan Change and Stability
||Danielle Shani, Princeton University
On the Origins of Political Interest
||Dona-Gene Mitchell, University of Nebraska
"It's About Time: The Dynamics of Information Processing in Political Campaigns"
||Natalie Stroud, University of Pennsylvania
Selective Exposure to Partisan Information
||David Nickerson, University of Notre Dame
"Measuring Interpersonal Influence"
||Darren Schreiber, University of California, San Diego
"Evaluating Politics: A Search for the Neural Substrates of Political Thought"
||Cindy Kam, University of California--Davis
" Thinking More or Less: Cognitive Effort in the Formation of Public Opinion"