We are delighted to introduce next year's visiting fellows in the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. This sixteenth cohort of CSDP fellows will be in residence through the 2015-2016 academic year. Please join us in welcoming them to Princeton in September.
Kevin Arceneaux is Professor of Political Science, Faculty Affiliate with the Institute for Public Affairs, and Director of the Behavioral Foundations Lab at Temple University. He studies political communication, politic
Meredith Sadin, former CSDP-affiliated graduate student and Politics PhD '14, has won the Best Dissertation Award from the Experimental Research Section of the American Politicial Science Association.
Nolan McCarty and Steve Rogers' AJPS article "A Primary Cause of Partisanship:Nomination Systems and Legislator Ideology," (coauthored with Seth Masket, Eric McGhee, and Boris Shor), has won the APSA State Politics and Policy Best Journal Article Award for 2015
Steve Rogers, Politics Ph.D.. former CSDP-affiliated graduate student, and a new assistant professor at Saint Louis University, has won two APSA awards for his dissertation, "Accountability in a Federal System."
Former Princeton Politics and CSDP graduate student, Megan Francis, was awarded the American Political Science Association's 2015 Ralph J. Bunche Award. Awarded annually for the best scholarly work in political science that explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism, the award recognizes Megan's book, Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State (Cambridge University Press, 2014).
Omar Wasow's research, examining how nonviolent vs. violent black protests affect white voting behavior, is the topic of an article in the Washington Post, Have black protests helped or hurt the Democratic Party?
Martin Gilens, Professor of Politics and member of the CSDP Executive Committee, was elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 197 new members include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, business, and philanthropic leaders
Matthew Tokeshi, PhD candidate and CSDP graduate student, has been named the winner of the 2015 Timothy Cook Best Graduate Student Paper Award. The Cook Award recognizes the best paper on political communication presented by a graduate student at the previous year’s APSA Annual Meeting. The selection committee honored Tokeshi's paper, “Countering Implicit Appeals: Which Strategies Work?”
CSDP-affiliated graduate student Matthew Incantalupo (and co-authors Ben Bishin, Tom Hayes, and Tony Smith) have won the APSA Law and Courts Section award for Best Conference Paper.
Tyler Cowan describes Philip Wallach's new book, To the Edge: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the 2008 Financial Crisis, as "original" and "rare", and Wallach as the "go-to guy" on the financial crisis as a crisis of law and government legitimacy.