LaFleur Stephens, assistant professor of politics and CSDP faculty associate, has been awarded the 2014 Best Dissertation Award from the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). In announcing the award, the committee cited theoretical and methodological advances in her dissertation.
Ph.D. candidate in Princeton's Joint Degree Program in Politics and Social Policy and CSDP graduate student affiliate Matthew Incantalupo, with his coauthors Ben Bishin, Thomas Hayes, and Tony Smith have been awarded APSA's Bailey Award for best paper in LGBT politics. Of their paper, "Testing Backlash: The Influence of Political Institutions on Public Attitudes toward Gay Rights," the American Political Science Association committee said
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Tali Mendelberg, professor of politics and a CSDP faculty associate, and Bennett Butler, recent PU graduate, co-authored an Op-Ed in the New York Times that is drawing the attention of academics and policy makers: Obama Cares. Look at the Numbers. Mendelberg is the author, with Chris Karpowitz, of The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation and Institutions (Princeton University Press 2014).
Pacific-Standard featured research by Meredith Sadin and Nicholas Carnes, highlighting their findings about what voters infer from candidates' class background that will be published in the Journal of Politics. Carnes and Sadin asked, “What, if anything, do voters infer when they learn whether a candidate was raised in a more or less privileged family?” and “Should voters believe what they hear about politicians raised in working-class families?” Sadin is a
Nolan McCarty, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Chair, Department of Politics, and CSDP Faculty Associate spoke with Tom Edsall in the New York Times about the value of corruption.
Lori Bougher, postdoctoral research associate working with Markus Prior and CSDP affiliate, has just announced the publication of Warring with Words: Narrative and Metaphor in Politics (Routledge 2014).
Dancygier and Donnelly Win APSA’s Prize for the Best Article Published in European Politics and Society
Assistant Professor Rafaela Dancygier and Michael Donnelly (Politics PhD 2013) have been awarded APSA’s best Article Prize in European Politics and Society for their 2013 paper "Sectoral Economies, Economic Contexts, and Attitudes toward Immigration" (Journal of Politics 75(1): 17-35). Professor Dancygier is a CSDP Faculty Affiliate.
Nicholas Carnes' book, White Collar Government: The Hidden Role of Class in Economic Policy Making (University of Chicago Press 2013), earned the Gladys Kammerer Award from the American Political Science Association. This award goes to "the best political science publication in the previous calendar year in the field of U.S. national policy." Nick Carnes is Assistant Professor at Duke University and former CSDP-affiliated graduate student (PhD Politics and Social Policy '11).
Congratulations to Steve Rogers, former CSDP graduate student affiliate, Princeton Politics Ph.D., and a new assistant professor at Saint Louis University, who has won two awards for his dissertation, "Accountability in a Federal System."
Work by Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and member of the CSDP Executive Committee, and Benjamin Page of Northwestern, was discussed in an Al Jazeera piece on How ordinary Americans can influence policy – no super PAC required.