Prerna Singh, Princeton PhD 2010, currently an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Harvard University, has been awarded Honorable Mention for the Juan Linz Prize for Best Dissertation in the Comparative Study of Democracy by the American Political Science Association. The title of her dissertation was "Subnationalism and Social Development: A Comparative Analysis of Indian States." Her advisor was Professor Atul Kohli.
Professor Kosuke Imai has been chosen by the Society for Political Methodology to be the first to receive their Emerging Scholar Award. This award is to recognize scholars within 10 years of PhD who are making exceptional contributions to political methodology.
Quinton Mayne, Princeton Ph.D. has won the Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award from the European Politics and Society section of APSA and the Best Dissertation Award from the Urban Politics section of APSA, for his dissertation, "The Satisfied Citizen." Quinton is now a fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University. His committee was chaired by Professor Ezra Suleiman.
Professor Rafaela Dancygier, a comparativist who focuses on immigration, ethnic politics and ethnic conflict, has been given the prize for best book by the European Politics & Society Section of the American Political Science Association for her work Immigration and Conflict in Europe.