"Resolve in International Politics," The Ohio State University, August 2013
Kyle Lascurettes, University of Virginia
"Orders of Exclusion: The Strategic Sources of Order in International Relations,"
Kathryn Cochran, Duke University
"Strong Horse or Paper Tiger? Assessing the Reputational Effects of War Fighting,"
Paul Staniland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Explaining Cohesion, Fragmentation and Control in Insurgent Groups
Vaidya Gundlupet, University of Chicago
Big Sticks and Contested Carrots: A Power-Centric Theory of International Security
Joseph J. Kruzel Memorial Award for Public Service
The Joseph J.Kruzel Memorial Award for Distinguished Public Service is awarded to a scholar with a distinguished career in national security affairs both as an academic and a public servant. It is given to memorialize Joseph Kruzel, a security studies scholar and Department of Defense policy official who was killed while on a diplomatic mission to Bosnia.
Bruce Jentlson, Duke University
Andrew Marshall, Net Assessment, Department of Defense
Stephen Krasner, Stanford University
Brent Scowcroft, The Scowcroft Group
Catherine Kelleher, Brown University
Joseph Nye Jr., Harvard University
Best International Security Article
The International Security organized section of APSA (formerly ISAC) Best Article Award seeks to recognize the best peer-reviewed articles in the field of international security and security studies broadly defined each year. Eligible articles must have appeared in print ion a relevant peer-reviewed journal in 2017. Authors must be IS/ISAC members. Nominations do not need to be section members. Nominations will consist of a single PDF that includes the article and a nomination letter explaining why the article moved international security studies forward and merits consideration as the "best" article in international security studies. The winner will receive $500 prize and a certificate, as well as $500 in travel support if they attend the reception to receive the award in person.
Keir A. Leiber, Georgetown University
Daryl G. Press, Dartmouth University
"The New Era of Counterforce: Technological Change and the Future of Nuclear Deterrence." International Security 41(4): 9-49. 2017.