Mendelberg Paper Selected for Best Paper Awards
Tali Mendelberg's (Associate Professor of Politics and CSDP Faculty Associate) paper on "Do Women Deliberate with a Distinctive Voice? How Decision Rules and Group Gender Composition Affect the Content of Deliberation" has been selected by the committee for the Lazarsfeld Best Paper Award from the Political Communication Section. This award goes to the best paper on political communication presented at the previous APSA meeting. Christopher Karpowitz (Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, PhD Princeton University 2006) is the co-author of the paper, and Nicholas Goedert (CSDP graduate student affiliate) is also co-author of a subsequent version of the paper.
In addition, the same paper was named by the Political Psychology section as the best paper of the year. The Best Paper Award is awarded to the authors of a paper in the area of Political Psychology that was presented during the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting. The authors will receive their awards at the 2012 APSA meeting.