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Conflict Processes Section Award Recipients

More on the Conflict Processes section

Best Book Award
Best Paper Award
J. David Singer Data Innovation Award
Lifetime Achievement Award


Best Book Award

Given every two years for the best book in conflict processes that was published in the two calendar years prior to the year in which the award is given. Edited volumes and textbooks are not eligible for the award. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair, and a copy of the book should be sent to each member of the award committee. 

2018 Sabrina Karim, Cornell University
Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States.Oxford Univresity Press, 2017.
2018 Kyle Beardsley, Duke University
Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States.Oxford Univresity Press, 2017.
2016  Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin
Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa. Cornell University Press, 2015 
2014 Lars-Erik Cederman, ETH - Zurich
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2014 Kristian Gleditsch, University of Essex
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2014 Halvard Buhaug, Peace Research Institute Oslo
Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War. Cambridge University Press, 2013
2012 Terrence Chapman, University of Texas, Austin
Securing Approval: Domestic Politics and Multilateral Authorization for War (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
2010 Dan Reiter, Emory University
How Wars End (Princeton University Press, 2009)
2008 Tanisha Fazal, Columbia University
State Death: The Politics and Geography of Conquest, Occupation, and Annexation (Princeton University Press, 2007)
2006 Andrew Kydd, University of Pennsylvania
Trust and Mistrust in International Relations (Princeton University Press, 2005)
2004 Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Hoover Institution
Co-Authored with Alastair Smith, New York University, Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2004 James Morrow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Alastair Smith, New York University, and Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2004 Randolph Siverson, University of California, Davis
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Alastair Smith, New York University, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2004 Alastair Smith, New York University
Co-Authored with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, The Hoover Institution, Randolph M. Siverson, University of California at Davis, and James D. Morrow, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Logic of Political Survival (MIT Press, 2003)
2002 Kelly Kadera, University of Iowa
The Power-Conflict Story: A Dynamic Model of Interstate Rivalry (University of Michigan Press, 2001)
2000 Robert Powell, University of California-Berkeley
In the Shadow of Power (Princeton University Press, 1999)
1997 Mark Lichbach, University of California-Riverside
The Rebel's Dilemma (University of Michigan Press, 1995)
1996 T. Clifton Morgan, Rice University
Untying the Knot of War: A Bargaining Theory of International Crises (University of Michigan Press, 1994)

 


Best Paper Award

This award is given annually for the best paper written by one or more untenured scholars (graduate students, post-docs, or faculty) and presented as part of a conflict processes sponsored panel or poster session at the previous annual meeting. Papers are eligible only if all authors are untenured at the time the paper is presented. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged.

2018 Thomas Chadefaux, Trinity College Dublin
"The Price is Right: Market Anticipation of the Cost of War."
2017 Jessica A. Stanton, University of Pennsylvania
"A Strategic Logic of Attacking Aid Workers: Evidence from Violence in Afghanistan, 2008-2012."
2017 Neil Narang, University of California, Santa Barbara
"A Strategic Logic of Attacking Aid Workers: Evidence from Violence in Afghanistan, 2008-2012."
2016  Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld, University of California, San Diego
"Spontaneous Collective Action: Peripheral Mobilization during the Arab Spring." APSA Annual Meeting, 2015 
2015  Nils W. Metternich, University College London
“Who Joins and Who Fights? Explaining Coalition Behavior Among Civil War Actors.” 
2015  Martin C. Steinwand, Stony Brook University
“Who Joins and Who Fights? Explaining Coalition Behavior Among Civil War Actors.” 
2014 David Carter, Princeton University
"Provocation and the Strategy of Terrorist and Guerilla Attacks."

 


J. David Singer Data Innovation Award

The J. David Singer Data Innovation Award is given for the best data contribution to the study of any and all forms of political conflict, either within or between nation-states. Nominations must be made by a member of the Conflict Processes section; self-nominations are encouraged. This is a biennial award.

2017   Cullen Hendrix, University of Denver
           The Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD)

2017   Idean Salehyan, University of Texas at Dallas
            The Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD)

2015   Larks-Erik Cederman, ETH Zurich (on behalf of larger team behind platform)
           GROWup - Geographical Research On War, Unified Platform. growup.ethz.ch/

2015   Luc Girardin, ETH Zurich (on behalf of larger team behind platform)
           GROWup - Geographical Research On War, Unified Platform. growup.ethz.ch/
 
2013   Uppsala Conflict Data Program

           UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Data Set

2013   International Peace Research Institute
           UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Data Set

2011   D. Scott Bennett, Pennsylvania State University
           EUGene: Expected Utility Generation and Data Management Program

2011   Allan Stam, University of Michigan
           EUGene: Expected Utility Generation and Data Management Program


Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement award is given every other year in recognition of scholarly contributions that have fundamentally improved the study of conflict processes.

2017 John A. Vasquez, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2015  Harvey Starr, University of South Carolina 
2013 Robert Axelrod, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2011 Nils Gleditsch, International Peace Research Institute
2009 Michael Brecher, McGill University
2007 Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, New York University
2005 Anatol Rapoport, University of Toronto
2003 Rudolph Rummel, University of Hawaii
Lifetime Achievement Award
2001 Thomas Schelling, University of Maryland
Lifetime Achievement Award
1999 Ole Holsti, Duke University
Lifetime Achievement Award
1997 Bruce Russett, Yale University
Lifetime Achievement Award
1995 Harold Guetzkow, Northwestern University
Lifetime Achievement Award
1994 Dina Zinnes, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Lifetime Achievement Award
1993 Robert North, Stanford University
Lifetime Achievement Award
1992 A.F.K. Organski, University of Michigan
Lifetime Achievement Award
1991 Ted Gurr, University of Maryland-College Park
Lifetime Achievement Award
1991 J.David Singer, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Lifetime Achievement Award
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