Information Technology and Politics Section Award
Best Dissertation Award
The Best Disseration Award recognizes the best dissertation in the area of
Information Technology and Politics.
||David Benson, Southern Methodist University
“The Internet Effect: How Authoritarian Governments use Internet Communication Technologies to Maintain Control of States.”
||Andreas Jungherr, University of Bamberg
“The Use of Twitter in the Analysis of Political Phenomena”
||Jun Liu, University of Copenhagen
"How Chinese People Use Mobile Phones to Change Politics and Democracy."
||Leticia Bode, University of Wisconsin and Georgetown
"Political Information 2.0: A Study in Political Learning Via
||Daniel Ross, York University
"The Political Economy of Free and Open Source Software" (Completed
at York University; advised b y George Comninel)