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Organized Section Awards (Section 52)

Ostrom Award
Best Published Paper by Non-Tenure Scholar
Best Article

 

The Journal of Theoretical Politics Ostrom Award

Best article published in the Journal of Theoretical Politics within the previous two calendar years.

2022 Avidit Acharya, Stanford University
 "Security in the absence of a state: traditional authority, livestock trading, and maritime piracy in northern Somalia." Journal of Theoretical Politics 32,no. 4 (2020): 497-537.
2022 Robin Harding, Oxford University
"Security in the absence of a state: traditional authority, livestock trading, and maritime piracy in northern Somalia." Journal of Theoretical Politics 32,no. 4 (2020): 497-537.
2022 J. Andrew Harris, New York University
"Security in the absence of a state: traditional authority, livestock trading, and maritime piracy in northern Somalia." Journal of Theoretical Politics 32,no. 4 (2020): 497-537.
2022 Charles R. Hankla, GSU 
"The politics of fiscal federalism: Building a stronger decentralization theorem." Journal of Theoretical Politics
32, no. 4 (2020): 605-639.
2022 Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, GSU 
"The politics of fiscal federalism: Building a stronger decentralization theorem." Journal of Theoretical Politics
32, no. 4 (2020): 605-639.
2022 Eunice Heredia-Ortiz, DAI   
"The politics of fiscal federalism: Building a stronger decentralization theorem." Journal of Theoretical Politics
32, no. 4 (2020): 605-639.
2022 Raul dePonce, DAI
"The politics of fiscal federalism: Building a stronger decentralization theorem." Journal of Theoretical Politics
32, no. 4 (2020): 605-639.

 


Best Paper by a Non-Tenure Track Scholar

Recognizes the best dissertation on education politics and/or education policy presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting..

2022 Schichao Ma, Yelp
"Candidate Elimination in Competitive Autocracies." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 15 (2020): 105–139.
   

 


Best Article

Recognizes the best book on education politics and/or education policy published in the previous two years.

2022 Wioletta Dziuda, University of Chicago
"Political scandal: a theory." American Journal of Political Science 65.1 (2021): 197-209.
2022 Will Howell, University of Chicago
"Political scandal: a theory." American Journal of Political Science 65.1 (2021): 197-209.
2022 Michael F. Joseph, University of California, San Diego
"A Little Bit of Cheap Talk Is a Dangerous Thing: States Can Communicate Intentions Persuasively and Raise the Risk of War." The Journal of Politics 83.1 (2021): 166-181