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.
Matthew Barnes, PhD Candidate and CSDP graduate student, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on fracking and local community reactions and policies.
The London School of Economics highlighted work by Tali Mendelberg, Christopher Karpowitz, and J. Baxter Oliphant, describing the authors' cover article in Perspectives on Politics, Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction.
Now the cover article in Perspectives on Politics, Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction, by Tali Mendelberg, Christopher Karpowitz, and J. Baxter Oliphant, has been named the best paper in political psychology. The Best Paper Award is given to the most outstanding paper in political psychology delivered at the previous year’s Annual Meeting.
Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and member of the executive committee of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, has been interviewed about his recent work in U.S. and international media outlets. Professor Gilens and his co-author, Benjamin Page (Northwestern) have discussed their findings about the influence of big money -- wealthy individuals and corporations -- on our politicians and policymakers.
CSDP congratulates Co-director Charles Cameron, Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, on election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).
Jean-Francois Godbout, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Montreal and a CSDP Visiting Scholar this year, was asked by CBC News to make some predictions about Pierre Karl Peladeau's future in Quebecois politics in light of yesterday's devastating loss