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Herbst wins prize for book

Jeffrey Herbst, professor of politics and international affairs , has won the 2000 Gregory Luebbert Prize from the American Political Science Association.

Herbst earned the prize for his book, "States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control," published by Princeton University Press. The Luebbert Prize recognizes the best book in comparative politics published in the award year.

The world's largest professional organization for political study, the American Political Science Association has more than 13,500 members.

Herbst has taught at Princeton since 1987, and his research has focused on African politics, international political economy and economic policies in the Third World. He received his bachelor's degree from Princeton, summa cum laude, in 1983.

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