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Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award
The Robert L. Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award for the best book on International History and Politics. This award may be granted to a single-authored or multi-authored book, or to an edited volume. The award will be given to works published in the calendar year prior to the year of the APSA meeting at which the award is presented. The copyright date of a book will establish the relevant year. Hence, books with a 2013 copyright date will be eligible for the award presented at the 2014 APSA meeting. To be considered for the award, nominations must be received by January 31, 2014.


Adria Lawrence, Yale University
Imperial Rule and the Politics of Nationalism: Anti-Colonial Protest in the French Empire. Cambridge University Press, 2013

2014 Honorable Mention
Jennifer Mitzen, Ohio State University
Power in Concert: The Nineteenth Century Origins of Global Governance. University of Chicago Press, 2013


Ted Hopf, National University of Singapore
Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958 (Oxford University Press 2012)

2013 Honorable Mention
Kristen Monroe, University of California, Irvine
Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice (Princeton University Press, 2012)


Elizabeth Saunders, George Washington University
Leaders at War: How Presidents Shape Military Interventions (Cornell University Press, 2011)


James Mahoney, Northwestern University
Colonialism and Postcolonial Development: Spanish America in Comparative Perspective


Patrick McDonald, University of Texas, Austin
The Invisible Hand of Peace: Capitalism, The War Machine, and International Relations Theory


Richard Lebow, Dartmouth College
A Cultural Theory of International Relations (Cambridge University Press)

2009 Honorable Mention
George Gavrilis, University of Texas, Austin
The Dynamics of Interstate Boundaries (Cambridge University Press)


Etel Solingen, University of California, Irvine
Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East (Princeton University Press 2007)
Daniel Deudney, Johns Hopkins University
Bounding Power: Republican Security Theory from the Polis to the Global Village (Princeton University Press 2007)


Saskia Sassen, University of Chicago
Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages


Victoria Tin-bor Hui, University of Notre Dame
War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2005)

2006 Honorable Mention
Daryl Press, University of Pennsylvania
Calculating Credibility: How Leaders Evaluate Military Threats (Cornell University Press, 2005)


Jeffrey Taliaferro, Tufts University
Balancing Risks: Great Power Intervention in the Periphery (Cornell University Press, 2004).


Richard Samuels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Machiavelli's Children: Leaders & Their Legacies in Italy & Japan (Cornell University Press, 2003)


Neta Crawford, Brown University
Argument and Change in World Politics: Ethics, Decolonization, and Humanitarian Intervention (Cambridge University Press, 2002)


Dorothy Jones
Toward a Just World: The Critical Years in the Search for International Justice (University of Chicago Press, 2002)


G. Ikenberry, Georgetown University
After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order After Major Wars


Matthew Evangelista, Cornell University
Unarmed Forces: The Transnatinal Movement to End the Cold War

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Keren Yarhi-Milo, Princeton University
"In the Eye of the Beholder: How Leaders and Intelligence Communities Assess the Intentions of Adversaries," International Security 38 (1), 2013:7-51

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