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Martha Derthick Book Award


The Martha Derthick Book Award conferred for the best book on federalism and intergovernmental relations published at least 10 years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

2020

William R. Lowry, Washington University in Saint Louis
The Dimensions of Federalism: State Governments and Pollution Control Policies. Duke University Press, 1992

2019 Jenna Bednar, University of Michigan
The Robust Federation. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
2018 Wallace Oats, University of Maryland
Fiscal Federalism. Harcourt Brace, 1972.
2017  Barry G. Rabe, University of Michigan
Statehouse and Greenhouse: The Emerging Politics of American Climate Change Policy. Brookings Institution Press, 2004.
2016  Joseph F. Zimmerman, University at Albany, SUNY
Interstate Relations: The Neglected Dimension of Federalism. Praeger, 1996. 
2015 Nancy Burns, University of Michigan
The Formation of American Local Governments: Private Values in Public Institutions. Oxford University Press, 1994.
2014 Robert Agranoff, Indiana University, Bloomington
Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Government. Georgetown University Press, 2004
2014 Michael McGuire, Indiana University
Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Government. Georgetown University Press, 2004
2013 Suzanne Mettler, Cornell University
Dividing Citizens: Gender and Federalism in New Deal Public Policy (Cornell University Press, 1998)
2012 Donald Haider, Northwestern University
When Governments Come to Washington: Governors, Mayors, and Intergovernmental Lobbying (Free Press, 1974)
2011 Alice Rivlin, Brookings Institution
Reviving the American Dream: The Economy, the States, and the Federal Government
2010 Paul Peterson, Harvard University
The Price of Federalism
2009 Ronald Watts, Queen's University
Comparing Federal Systems (McGill-Queen's University Press 1997)
2006 Martha Derthick, University of Virginia
New Towns, In Town: Why a Federal Program Failed (Urban Institute, 1972)
2005 Richard Simeon, University of Toronto
Federal-Provincial Diplomacy (University of Toronto Press, 1972)
2004 William Riker, University of Rochester
Federalism: Origin, Operation, Significance (Little, Brown & Co., 1964)
2003 Thomas Anton, Brown University
American Federalism and Public Policy: How the System Works (1989)
2002 Samuel Beer, Harvard University
To Make a Nation: The Rediscovery of Federalism (Belnap Press of Harvard University, 1993)
2001 Ivo Duchacek, City College of New York
Comparative Federalism: The Territorial Dimension of Politics (Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1970)
2000   David Walker, University of Connecticut
Toward a Functioning Federalism (Winthrop Publishers, 1981)
1999 Vincent Ostrom, Indiana University
The Political Theory of the Compound Republic (Public Choice, 1971)
1998 Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
New Federalism: Intergovernmental Reform and Political Change from Nixon to Reagan (Brookings Institution, 1988)
1997 Deil Wright, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Understanding Intergovernmental Relations (Harcourt, 1988)
1996 Morton Grodzins, University of Chicago
The American System
1995 Daniel Elazar, Temple University and Bar Ilan University
American Federalism: A View from the States (Harpercollins, 1984)
Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award


The Deil S. Wright Best Paper Award conferred for the best paper in the field of federalism and intergovernmental relations presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

2020 Mary A. Kroeger, University of Rochester
“Interest Groups, Polarization, and Intergovernmental Tensions in the United States." Presented at the annual meeting of the APSA, 2019.
2020 Andrew Karch, University of Minnesota
“Interest Groups, Polarization, and Intergovernmental Tensions in the United States." Presented at the annual meeting of the APSA, 2019.
2020

Timothy Callaghan, Texas A&M University
“Interest Groups, Polarization, and Intergovernmental Tensions in the United States." Presented at the annual meeting of the APSA, 2019.

2019 Will Horne, Princeton University
Exploring the Regional Determinants of Redistributive Preferences.” Unpublished manuscript, presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2018
2019 Alex Kerchner, Princeton University
Exploring the Regional Determinants of Redistributive Preferences.” Unpublished manuscript, presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2018
2018 David Siroky, Arizona State University
"The Limits of Indirect Rule: Containing Nationalism in Corsica."
2018 Sean Mueller, Unviersity of Bern
"The Limits of Indirect Rule: Containing Nationalism in Corsica."
2018 MIchael Hechter, Arizona State University
"The Limits of Indirect Rule: Containing Nationalism in Corsica."
2018 Andre Fazi, University of Corsica
"The Limits of Indirect Rule: Containing Nationalism in Corsica."
2017  Fabrizio Gilardi, University of Zurich
"The Diffusion of Policy Frames: Evidence from a Structural Topics Model."
2017  Charles R. Shipan, University of Michigan
"The Diffusion of Policy Frames: Evidence from a Structural Topics Model."
2017 Bruno Wueest, University of Zurich
"The Diffusion of Policy Frames: Evidence from a Structural Topics Model."
2016  Hye Young You, Vanderbilt University
"Cities as Lobbyists" 
2016  Rebecca Goldstein, Harvard University
"Cities as Lobbyists" 
2015  Michael Coates, University of Rhode Island
"Guns of Fortune: State Gun Control Policies and the Laws of Supply and Demand" 
2015  Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, University of Rhode Island
"Guns of Fortune: State Gun Control Policies and the Laws of Supply and Demand"
2014 George Tsebelis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Suspending Vetoes: How the Euro Countries Achieved Unanimity in the Fiscal Compact."
2014 Hyeonho Hahm, University of Michigan
"Suspending Vetoes: How the Euro Countries Achieved Unanimity in the Fiscal Compact."
2013 Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
"Implementation Networks and Shared Governance in the U.S. Intergovernmental System"
2013 Priscilla Regan, George Mason University
"Implementation Networks and Shared Governance in the U.S. Intergovernmental System"
2013 Paul Posner, George Mason University
"Implementation Networks and Shared Governance in the U.S. Intergovernmental System"
2012 Charles Hankla, Georgia State University
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods
2012 Eunice Heredia-Ortiz, Development Alternatives, Inc.
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods
2012 Raul Ponce-Rodriguez, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods
2012 Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Georgia State University
Rethinking the Political Economy of Decentralization: How Democracy and Political Parties Shape the Provision of Local Public Goods
2011 Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
Inflection Point? Federalism and the Obama Administration
2011 Paul Posner, George Mason University
Inflection Point? Federalism and the Obama Administration
2010 Jennifer Wallner, University of Regina, Canada
Does Diversity Always Lead to Decentralization and Difference?
2009 Daniel Hopkins, Harvard University
"The Origins of the Urban Political Agenda"
2006 Pietro Nivola, The Brookings Institution
"Making Sense of Subsidiarity: Why Federalism Matters"
2005 Megan Mullin, University of California, Berkeley
"Fighting Over Land and Water; Venues in Local Growth Disputes"
2004 Ken Bickers, University of Colorado
"Inter-local Cooperation and the Distribution of Federal Grants"
2004 Robert Stein, Rice University
"Inter-local Cooperation and the Distribution of Federal Grants"
2003 Catherine Johnson, Williams College
Co-Authored with Thomas L. Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY and Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"
2003 Thomas Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY
Co-Authored with Catherine E. Johnson, Williams College and Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"
2003 Catherine Lawrence, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY
Co-Authored with Catherine E. Johnson, Williams College and Thomas L. Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY "Three Faces of Welfare Reform: State Implementation and Child Poverty in the US"
2002 Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
"Courting Devolution: The Renuist Court and Contemporary American Federalism"
2001 William Gormley Jr., Georgetown University
"An Evolutionary Approach to Federalism in the U.S."
2000 Alexandra Filindra, Rutgers University
"Fiscal Federalism and the Politics of Intergovernmental Grants: Lessons for the European Union"
1999 Troy Smith, Brigham Young University
"When States Lobby: Welfare Reform, 1993-1997"
1998 Richard Elling, Wayne State University
"Let Them Eat Marblecake: Michigan Citizens' Preferences on Intergovernmental Structure"
1998 Lyke Thompson, Wayne State University
"Let Them Eat Marblecake: Michigan Citizens' Preferences on Intergovernmental Structure"
1997 Robert Lieberman, Columbia University
"State Welfare Policies and the Shifting Ground of American Federalism"
1997 Greg Shaw, Columbia University
"State Welfare Policies and the Shifting Ground of American Federalism"
1996 Daniel Treisman, Harvard University
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"
1996 Richard Cole, Univ of Texas-Arlington
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"
1996 Carl Stenberg III, University of Baltimore
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"
1996 Carol Weissert, Michigan State University
"A Ranking of Key Intergovernmental Relations, Events, Issues and Trends: 1980-1995"
1995 Richard Deeg, Temple University
"Germany's Lander and the Federalisation of the EC"
1994 Rey Koslowski, University of Pennsylvania
"Immigration and the Union of Democratic States"
Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award

The Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award recognizes distinguished scholarly contributions to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.

2020 Jenna Bednar, University of Michigan
2019 David E. Wilkins, University of Minnesota
2018 Fritz Scharpf, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
2017  Liesbet Hooghe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2017  Gary Marks, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2016  Ann O'M. Bowman, Texas A&M University 
2015 Craig Volden, University of Virginia 
2014 Richard Feiock, Florida State University
2013 Wallace Oates, University of Maryland
2012 Barry Weingast, Stanford University
2011 Michael Pagano, University of Illinois at Chicago
2010 Richard Simeon, University of Toronto
2009 Elinor Ostrom, Indiana University
2008 Paul Posner, George Mason University
2007 David Forsythe, University of Nebraska
2007 Barry Rabe, University of Michigan
2006 Peter Koehn, University of Colorado, Boulder
2006 William Livingston, University of Texas, Austin
2005 Robert Agranoff, Indiana University
2004 David Beam, Illinois Institute of Technology
2003 Carol Weissert, Florida State University
2002 Timothy Conlan, George Mason University
2001 John Kincaid, Lafayette College
2000 Thomas Anton, Boston University
1999 Joseph Zimmerman, SUNY-Albany
1998 Paul Peterson, Harvard University
1997 Ronald Watts, Queens University
1996 Richard Nathan, SUNY-Albany
1995 David Walker, University of Connecticut
1994 Samuel Beer, Harvard University
1993 Martha Derthick, University of Virginia-Charlottesville
1992 Deil Wright, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
1991   Vincent Ostrom, Indiana University
1990 Daniel Elazar, Temple University
John Kincaid Best Article Award

 

2020 Paolo Dardanelli, University of Kent
“Conceptualizing, Measuring and Mapping State Structures—with an Application to Western Europe, 1950-2015." Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Volume 49, Issue 2 (Spring 2019): 271-298
2019   Karlo Basta, Memorial University of Newfoundland
"The State between Minority and Majority Nationalism: Decentralization, Symbolic Recognition, and Secessionist Crises in Spain and Canada.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 48(1): 51-75.
2018 Nicholas Jacobs, University of Virginia
"An Experimental Test of How Americans Think about Federalism."
2017 Jason Sorens, Dartmouth College
"Secession Risk and Fiscal Federalism."
2015 Gwen Arnold,
"When Cooperative Federalism Isn’t: How U.S. Federal Interagency Contradictions Impede Effective Wetland Management"
2014 Frank Thompson and Michael Gusmano,
"The Administrative Presidency and Fractious Federalism: The Case of Obamacare"