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Organized Section 3: Richard F. Fenno Prize

Legislative Studies Organized Section Award Recipients

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.


2017  Douglas L. Kriner, Brown University
Investigating the President: Congressional Checks on Presidential Power. Princeton University Press, 2016.
2017  Eric Schickler, University of California, Berkeley
Investigating the President: Congressional Checks on Presidential Power. Princeton University Press, 2016.
2016  Sven-Oliver Proksch, McGill University
The Politics of Parliamentary Debate: Parties, Rebels and Representation.
Cambridge University Press, 2015  
2016  Jonathan B. Slapin, University of Essex
The Politics of Parliamentary Debate: Parties, Rebels and Representation.
Cambridge University Press, 2015 
2015  Craig Volden, University of Virginia
Legislative Effectiveness in the US Congress. Cambridge University Press, 2014 
2015  Alan E. Wiseman, Vanderbilt University
Legislative Effectiveness in the US Congress. Cambridge University Press, 2014 
2014 Justin Grimmer, Stanford University
Representational Style in Congress: What Legislators Say and Why It Matters. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2013 Lynda Powell, University of Rochester
The Influence of Campaign Contributions in State Legislatures (University of Michigan Press)
2012 Lanny Martin, Rice University
Parliaments and Coalitions: The Role of Legislative Institutions in Multiparty Governance (Oxford University Press, 2011)
2012 Georg Vanberg, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Parliaments and Coalitions: The Role of Legislative Institutions in Multiparty Governance (Oxford University Press, 2011)
2011 Gregory Koger, University of Miami
Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate
2010 Frances Lee, University of Maryland-College Park
Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U.S. Senate
2009 Damon Cann, Utah State University
Sharing the Wealth: Member Contributions and the Exchange Theory fo Party Influence in the US House of Representatives (SUNY Press, 2008)
2007 Gregory Wawro, Columbia University
Filibuster: Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate
2007 Eric Schickler, University of California, Berkeley
Filibuster: Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate
2006 Tracy Sulkin, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Issue Politics in Congress (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
2005 Diana Evans, Trinity College
Greasing the Wheels: Using Pork Barrel Projects To Build Majority Coalitions in Congress (Cambridge University Press).
2004 David Brady, Stanford University
Critical Elections and National Policymaking (Stanford University Press)
2004 Sarah Binder, George Washington University
Stalemate: Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock (Brookings Institution Press, 2003)
2003 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)
2003 Charles Shipan, University of Iowa
Deliberate Discretion?: The Institutional Foundations of Bureaucratic Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
2002 Eric Schickler, University of California at Berkeley
Disjointed Pluralism: Institutional Innovation and Developmentof the U.S. Congress (Princeton University Press, 2001)
2001 Charles Cameron, Columbia University
Veto Bargaining: Presidents and the Politics of Negative Power (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
2000 David Canon, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Race, Redistricting, and Representation: The Unintended Consequences of Black Majority Districts (University of Chicago Press, 1999)
1999 Keith Krehbiel, Stanford University
Pivotal Politics: A Theory of U.S. Lawmaking (University of Chicago Press, 1998)
1998 David King, Harvard University
Turf Wars: How Congressional Committees Claim Jurisdiction (University of Chicago Press, 1997)
1997 Richard Hall, University of Michigan
Participation in Congress (Yale University Press, 1998)
1996 Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Congress as Public Enemy (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
1995 Bernard Grofman, University of California-Irvine
Quiet Revolution in the South (Princeton Univ Press, 1994)
1995 Chandler Davidson, Rice University
Quiet Revolution in the South (Princeton Univ Press, 1994)
1994 Gary Cox, University of California-San Diego
Legislative Leviathan: Party Government in the House (University of California Press, 1993)
1994 Mathew McCubbins, University of California-San Diego
Legislative Leviathan: Party Government in the House (University of California Press, 1993)
1993 Frank Sorauf, University of Minnesota
Inside Campaign Finance (Yale University Press, 1992)
1992 Keith Krehbiel, Stanford University
Information and Legislative Organization (University of Michigan Press, 1991)
1991 R. Arnold, Princeton University
The Logic of Congressional Action (Yale Univ Press, 1992)
1990 Barbara Sinclair, University of California-Riverside
The Transformation of the U.S. Senate (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990)
1988 Bruce Cain
The Personal Vote: Constituency Service and Electoral Independence (Harvard University Press, 1987)
1988 John Ferejohn
The Personal Vote: Constituency Service and Electoral Independence (Harvard University Press, 1987)
1988 Morris Fiorina
The Personal Vote: Constituency Service and Electoral Independence (Harvard University Press, 1987)
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