Christina Paxson, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School, announced yesterday that Charles Cameron and Markus Prior will become co-directors of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), effective July 1, 2011.
In a note to CSDP affiliates, Cameron and Prior wrote “Over the last 11 years, CSDP has played a vital role in the intellectual life of Princeton. Its legacy of accomplishment is a great tribute to our friend and former colleague Larry Bartels. We are very excited
Emily Zackin (Ph.d., Princeton) has won the Walter Dean Burnham best dissertation award from the Politics and History section of APSA for her dissertation, "Positive Constitutional Rights in the United States." Emily is now an assistant professor at Hunter College. Her committee was chaired by Keith Whittington.
Andrew Owen (Princeton PhD) has won the best dissertation award from the Experimental Methods section of APSA for his dissertation, "The Negativity Effect in Retrospective Voting."
Dustin Tingley (Princeton PhD) has won honorable mention for the Mancur Olson Award for the best dissertation from the Political Economy section of APSA for his dissertation, "Essays on Understanding International Relations Through Experimentation."
Daniel Lee (Princeton PhD) has won the APSA Leo
James Wilson (Princeton ABD) has an article in the most recent APSR: “Deliberation, Democracy, and the Rule of Reason in Aristotle's Politics.” American Political Science Review, Volume 105, Issue 02, May 2011, pp 259 – 274.
Professor Jan-Werner Muller, who specializes in political theory, delivered the Carlyle Lectures at Oxford University this year. The Carlyle Lectures have been held since 1986, and usually treat a topic in the history of political thought. Mueller’s lectures focused on the history of Christian Democracy in Europe since the eighteenth century; he also offered some thoughts on the normative implications of that history for the present (and the politics of Islam in particular).