Congratulations to Princeton Politics Department graduate students Adam Thal and Yang-Yang Zhou, who were awarded the Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year. Established in 1912 in memory of Charlotte Elizabeth Procter by her son, this fellowship acknowledges distinguished work in the Department of Politics.
"Honorific fellowships recognize outstanding performance and professional promise, and represent high commendation from the Princeton University Graduate
Congratulations to Professor Nolan McCarty for receiving the APSA 2016 Franklin L. Burdett/Pi Sigma Alpha Award for the best paper presented at the previous year's annual meeting. The award was given for his paper, which he co-authored with John Voorheis (University of Oregon) and Boris Shor (Georgetown), "Unequal Incomes, Ideology and Gridlock: How Rising Inequality Increases Political Polarization."
He will receive his award at the ASPA Awards Ceremony at
Ted Lechterman's paper, “Donations and Democracy," was selected for the McWilliams Best Graduate Student Paper in Political Theory Award from the Northeastern Political Science Association. He will be presented with the award in November.
Politics Department Graduates and Undergraduates will be sharing their research at this year's Princeton Research day on May 5. Students include:
Joan Ricart-Hughes - Graduate Student
Kabir Khanna - Graduate Student
Kennedy O'Dell - Undergraduate Student
Loully Saney - Undergraduate Student
Molly Fisch-Friedman - Undergraduate Student
Abdiel Santiago - Undergraduate Student (joint Programs in American and Latino Studies)
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Congratulations to Brandice Canes-Wrone, Joanne Gowa and John Ikenberry on their election to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Brandice and Joanne were elected to Class III: Social Sciences, Section 3: Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy; John was elected to Class V: Public Affairs, Business and Administration, Section 1: Public Affairs, Journalism and Communications.