Congratulations are in order for Professor Carles Boix, Robert Garrett Professor in Politics, Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, for receiving the 2015 Heinz Eulau Award for his paper "Bones of Contention: The Political Economy of Height Inequality (with Frances Rosenbluth). The award was given to the best article published in the American Political Science Review.
Congratulations to Desmond Jagmohan, Politics postdoctoral research associate and future assistant professor, has won APSA's 2015 Race, Ethnicity, and Politics best dissertation award for his dissertation titled, “Making Bricks Without Straw: Booker T. Washington and the Politics of the Disenfranchised.” Desmond will begin his appointment as assistant professor in July 2016.
Congratulations to PU Politics alumnus In Song Kim *14 for being awarded the 2015 APSA Mancur Olson Award for the Best Dissertation in Political Economy. His dissertation, "International Political Economy with Product Differentiation: Firm Level Lobbying for Trade Liberalization,” was recogonized as the best dissertation in Political Economy in the previous two years. In Song's award will be presented at APSA's fall annual meeting in San Francisco.
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Congratulations to PU Politics alumnus Michael J. Barber *14 for being awarded the 2015 APSA Carl Albert Dissertation Award for his dissertation, "Buying Representation: the Incentives, Ideology, and Influence of Campaign Contributions on American Politics." It was unanimously voted the best dissertation in the area of Legislative Studies.
The Carl Albert Dissertation Award is given annually for for the best dissertation in legislative studies. Topics may be nat
Congratulations to former Princeton Politics graduate student, Megan Francis, for being awarded the American Political Science Association's 2015 Ralph J. Bunche Award, which is awarded annually for the best scholarly work in political science that explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism. Megan won for her 2014 book Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State. She will be awarded her prize at the annual APSA conference in San Francisco this fall
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE), have selected the research project submitted by Professors Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Marc Fleurbaey, Robert E. Kuenne Professor in Economics and Humanistic Studies, Professor of Public Affairs and the University Center for Human Values, Woodrow Wilson School, and Robert Socolow, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus,&n
Congratulations to Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, for receiving the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa teaching award. Together with Harvey Rosen, the John L. Weinberg Professor of Economics and Business Policy, the two will be presented with their awards at the Phi Beta Kappa induction cermenony at 8:45am on June 1 in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S43/27/61G46/index.xml?section=topstories
Congratulations to two of our seniors, Hannah Rosenthal and Paul Riley, for receiving the 2015 Spirit of Princeton Award! This award honors Princeton University undergraduates for their positive contributions to campus life.
You can read more about this important honor for Hannah, Paul and the six other awardees on the Princeton University News webpage.
You can read Professor Wasow's full paper, entitled "Nonviolence, Violence and Voting: Effects of the 1960s Black Protests on White Attitudes and Voting Behavior," here.
When Rebecca Basaldua found limited national research and data on rape kits, she set out to create her own comprehensive database. With information collected from the State of Colorado (which had the most useful information of any of the fifty states) as well as dozens of hours of phone calls to rape crisis centers, which she enlisted friends to make over the course of several weeks, Basaldua has "put together what is undoubtedly the best information that's ever been collected on