Information Technology and Politics Section Awards
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Matthew A. Baum and Tim Groeling, "New Media and the Polarization of American Political Discourse,"
Political Communications, 25 (October 2008): 345-365.
- 2008 Lynne Rienner Publishers Award to Dhavan V. Shah, Jaeho Cho, Seungahn Nah, Melissa R. Gotlieb, Hyunseo Hwang, Nam-Jim Lee, Rosanne M. Scholl, and Douglas M. McLeod
"Campaign Ads, Online Messaging, and Participation: Extending the Communication Mediation Model,"
Journal of Communication 57 (2007): 676–703.
- 2008 Honorable Mention to R. Charli Carpenter,
"Studying Issue (Non)-Adoption in Transnational Advocacy Networks," International Organization 61 (Summer 2007): 643–67
- 2006 Matthew Hindman, "The Real Lessons of Howard Dean: Reflections on the First Digital
Campaign." Perspectives on Politics 3 (March 2005):121-128.
- 2005 Kenneth Rogerson, "Talking Past Each Other: International Organization Internet Policy in
the Developing World," International Politics 41 (June 2004): 176 - 195.
Best Graduate Student Paper
- 2006 Jennifer L. Bussell, University of California, Berkeley
"International Norms on ICTs for Development: New Data, Initial Findings
and Opportunities for Analysis"
- 2005 Kathleen McNutt, Simon Fraser University, "The Canadian Virtual State: E-Government Policy and Progress."
Best Instructional Political Science Website
Best Professional Political Science Website
The Dirksen Congressional Center
Teaching Human Rights Online
Center for Responsive Politics, OpenSecrets.org
- 1999 co-winners
Micah Altman, Gary King, Bradley Palmquist, Greg Adams, Kenneth Benoit, Claudine Gay, Jeffrey B. Lewis, Russ Mayer, & Eric Reinhardt, Harvard University,
Record of American Democracy (ROAD)
Micah Altman, Jeff Gill, Gary King, and William Wei,
The Harvard-MIT Data Center Site
Project Vote Smart
Best Instructional Software
Micah Altman and Michael P. McDonald,
BARD: Better Automated Redistricting
Michael Corbett, Ball State University, Poli-Tutor
Jerry Goldman, Northwestern University, The Supreme Court’s Greatest Hits
David Smetters, MicroCase Corporation, Explorit
Kent Portney, Tufts University and Jerry Goldman, Northwestern University, Crime and Punishment
G. David Garson, North Carolina State University, American Government Simulations
Marc A. Triebwasser, Central Connecticut State University, The American Government Interactive Videodisc
- 1992 co-winners
Michael Rich and Jack Combs, Brown University, STATMASTER: A Computer Guide to Interpreting SPSS
Dennis Hartman, Kenneth Janda and Jerry Goldman, Northwestern University, IDEAlog: A Computer Program for Analyzing Political Values
- 1991 Bahram Farzanegan, University of North Carolina at Asheville, INS4
Best Research Software
- 2008 Stuart Shulman, University of Massachusetts Amherst, The Coding Analysis Toolkit
Micah Altman, Gary King, and Sidney Verba, Harvard University, The Virtual Data Center
Computer-Assisted Survey Methods Program, University of California, Berkeley, SDA: Survey Documentation and Analysis
- 1999 Michael Tomz, Jason Wittenberg, and Gary King, Harvard University,
Clarify: Software for Interpreting and Presenting Statistical Results
- 1998 D. Scott Bennett, Pennsylvania State University and Allan C. Stam, Yale University, EUGene
- 1997 Kenneth Benoit and Gary King, Harvard University, Ezl: An (Easy) Program for Ecological Inference
- 1995 Philip A. Schrodt, University of Kansas, KEDS: Kansas Event Data System
- 1994 Gary King, Harvard University COUNT: A Program for Estimating Event Count and Duration Regression Models
- 1992 Andrew Gelman, University of California at Berkley and Gary King, Harvard University, JudgeIt: A Computer Program for Evaluating Electoral Systems and Redistricting
- 1991 Ellen Vasu and Michael Vasu, North Carolina State University, SocStatSim
Best Software (Research or Instructional)
- 1990 Philip Schrodt, University of Kansas