Skip to Content

Harold D. Lasswell Award Recipients

Year Author Dissertation Submitted by
2017 Alexander Hertel-Fernandez Whose Bills? Corporate Interests and Conservative Mobilization Across the States

Harvard University
2016 Brian Palmer-Rubin Evading the Patronage Trap: Interest Organizations and Policymaking in Mexico

University of California, Berkeley
2015 Michael Hartney Turning Out Teachers: The Causes and Consequences of Teacher Political Activism in the Postwar United States

University of Notre Dame
2014 Sarah Anzia Election Timing and the Political Influence of the Organized

Stanford University
2013 Nicholas Carnes By the Upper Class, For the Upper Class? Representational Inequality and Economic Policymaking in the United States

Princeton University
2012 Christopher G. Faricy The Politics of Public Versus Private Social Welfare

University of North Carolina
2011 Jennifer Kavanagh The Dynamics of Protracted Terror Campaigns: Domestic Politics, 
Terrorist Violence, and Counterterror Responses

University of Michigan
2010 Karen Long Jusko The Political Representation of the Poor

University of Michigan

2009 Michael Schoon Building Robustness to Disturbance: Governance in Southern African Peace Parks

Indiana University

2008 Christian Breuing Institutions, Attention Shifts, and Changes within National Budgets

University of Washington
2007 Vanda Felbab-Brown Shooting Up: The Impact of Illicit Economies on Military Conflict

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2006 Jonathan Ari Laurence Managing Transnational Religion: Muslims and the State in Western Europe (1974-2004)

Boston College

2005 Esther N. Mwangi Institutional Change and Politics: The Transformation of Property Rights in Kenya's Maasailand International Food Policy Research Institute

2005 Thad Williamson Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: A Philosophical and Empirical Inquiry

Harvard University

2004 Suzanne Christine Nielsen Preparing for War: The Dynamics of Peacetime Military Reform

Harvard University

2003 Kristin Anne Goss Disarmed: The Real American Gun Control Paradox Harvard University
American Political Science Association
1527 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036-1206
(202) 483-2512 • Fax: +1 (202) 483-2657

Scroll Up