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WPSA AWARDS: 2014 ANNUAL MEETING


ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS POLITICS AWARD ($250)
To: Loan Le, University California, Berkeley
For her paper: Theories of Immigrant Incorporation: The Acquisition of Citizenship in Context

BETTY NESVOLD AWARD (WOMEN AND POLITICS): ($250)
To:
Kristin Kanthak and Jonathan Woon, University of Pittsburgh
For their paper: Women Don't Run? Representation, Election Aversion, and Gender Differences in Candidate Entry
Honorable Mention to: Mary Caputi, California State University, Long Beach
For her paper: Feminism, Progressivism and the "New Normal"

BLACKS AND POLITICS AWARD: ($250)
To:
Regina M. Freer, Occidental College; Melina Abdullah, California State University, Los Angeles; and Ange-Marie Hancock, University of Southern California
For their paper: Black Community Organizing in the Obama Era: The Case of Los Angeles

CHARLES REDD AWARD FOR BEST PAPER ON THE POLITICS OF THE AMERICAN WEST: ($250)
To:
Douglas J. Ahler, Jack Citrin, and Gabriel S. Lenz, University of California, Berkeley
For their paper: Do Open Primaries Help Moderate Candidates? An Experimental Test on the 2012 California Primary

DISSERTATION AWARD: ($250)
To:
Loren Collingwood, University of California, Riverside
For his dissertation completed at the University of Washington: The Pursuit of Victory and Incorporation: Elite Strategy, Group Pressure, and Cross-Racial Mobilization
Honorable Mention to: Alexander George Theodoridis, University of California, Merced
For his dissertation completed at the University of California, Berkeley: Party Identity and Political Cognition

ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICAL THEORY AWARD: ($250)
To:
Timothy W. Luke, Virginia Tech
For his paper: The Holocene-Anthropocene Extinction Event: Ecocritique as Probing the Impact of Urbanistan

LATINA/LATINO POLITICS AWARD: ($250)
To:
Gabriel Sanchez and Edward Vargas, University of New Mexico
For their paper: Taking a Closer Look at Group Identity: The Link Between Theory and Measurement of Group Consciousness and Linked Fate

PI SIGMA ALPHA AWARD: ($500)
To:
Rene R. Rocha, University of Iowa
For his paper: Multiple or Mallaeble Traditions in American Politics? Insights from the Intersection of Immigration, Social Capital, and Welfare Policy

POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY BEST ARTICLE AWARD: ($1000)
To:
Daniel Yuichi Kono and Gabriella R. Montinola, University of California, Davis
For their article: The Uses and Abuses of Foreign Aid: Development Aid and Military Spending
Honorable Mention to: Jennifer Rosen, Northwestern University
For her paper: The Effects of Political Institutions on Women’s Political Representation: A Comparative Analysis of 168 Countries from 1992 to 2010



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