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Organized Section 35: Best Article Award

Comparative Democratization Section Award Recipients

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.

2016  Daniel Treisman, University of California, Los Angeles
Income, Democracy, and Leader Turnover.” American Journal of Political Science Volume 59, Issue 4, pages 927–942, October 2015 
2015  Jordan Gans-Morse, Northwestern University
“Varieties of Clientelism: Machine Politics During Elections” American Journal of Political Science 58, 2 (2014): 415-432 
2015  Sebastian Mazzuca, Universidad Nacional de San Martín and CIAS
“Varieties of Clientelism: Machine Politics During Elections” American Journal of Political Science 58, 2 (2014): 415-432 
2015  Simeon Nichter, University of California, San Diego
“Varieties of Clientelism: Machine Politics During Elections” American Journal of Political Science 58, 2 (2014): 415-432 
2014 Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University
"The Feudal Revolution and Europe’s Rise: Political Divergence of the Christian West and the Muslim World before 1500 CE." American Political Science Review, February 2013
2014 Eric Chaney, Harvard University
"The Feudal Revolution and Europe’s Rise: Political Divergence of the Christian West and the Muslim World before 1500 CE." American Political Science Review, February 2013
2013 Robert Woodberry, National University of Singapore
The Missionary Roots of Liberal Democracy (American Political Science Review 106, 2)
2012 Carles Boix, Princeton University
Democracy, Development and the International System (November 2011 American Political Science Review)
2012 Honorable Mention
Susan Hyde, Yale University
Catch Us If You Can: Election Monitoring and International Norm Diffusion (April 2011 American Journal of Political Science)
2011 Ben Ansell, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Inequality and Democratization: A Contractarian Approach
2011 David Samuels, University of Minnesota
Inequality and Democratization: A Contractarian Approach
2010 Dan Slater, University of Chicago
Revolutions, Crackdowns, and Quiescence: Communal Elites and Democratic Mobilization in Southeast Asia
2010 Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University
Shaping Democratic Practice and the Causes of Electoral Fraud: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Germany
2009 Dan Slater, University of Chicago
"Can Leviathan Be Democratic?:Competitive Electins, Robust Mass Politics, and State Infrastructural Power," Studies in Comparative International Development (December 2008)
2009 Honorable Mention
Ellis Goldberg, University of Washington, Seattle
"Lessons from Strange Cases: Democracy, Development, and the Resource Curse in the U.S. States", Comparative Political Studies (2008)
2009 Honorable Mention
Erik Wibbels, Duke University
"Lessons from Strange Cases: Democracy, Development, and the Resource Curse in the U.S. States", Comparative Political Studies (2008)
2009 Honorable Mention
Eric Mvukiyehe, Columbia University
"Lessons from Strange Cases: Democracy, Development, and the Resource Curse in the U.S. States", Comparative Political Studies (2008)
2007 Richard Snyder, Brown University
Does Lootable Wealth Breed Disorder?
2007 Honorable Mention
Michael Coppedge, University of Notre Dame
2007 Honorable Mention
Daniel Brinks, University of Texas, Austin
2006 Lucan Way, University of Toronto
"Authoritarian Statebuilding and the Sources of Regime Competitiveness in the Fourth Wave World Politics," World Politics 57, 2 (January 2005): 231-61
2006 Philip Roessler, University of Maryland
"Liberalizing Electoral Outcomes in Competitive Authoritarian Regimes"
2005 Lisa Baldez, Dartmouth College
"Elected Bodies: The Gender Quota Law for Legislative Candidates in Mexico," Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 2. (May 2004), pp. 231-258
2004 Quan Li, Pennsylvania State University
Co-Authored with Rafael Reuveny, Indiana University, "Economic Globalization and Democracy: An Empirical Analysis" (British Journal of Political Science, January, 2003)
2004 Rafael Reuveny, Indiana University
Co-Authored with Quan Li, Pennsylvania State University, "Economic Globalization and Democracy: An Empirical Analysis" (British Journal of Political Science, January, 2003)
2003 Anirudh Krishna, Duke University
Mandates and Democracies: Neoliberalism by Surprise in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
2003 James Mahoney, Brown University
Legacies of Liberalism: Path Dependence and Political Regimes in Central America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)
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