The winners of this highly competitive honor are chosen because of their exceptionally strong records of scholarly productivity.
Bear Braumoeller was the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Reviewer Award from the journal, Political Analysis, which has the 2nd highest impact factor of all the political science journals. He also spent May and June of 2016 as a fellow at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway.
Professor Larry Baum Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Lawrence Baum received the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association for a lifetime of significant scholarship, teaching and service. Baum was cited for his path-breaking work on judicial behavior, substantive policy and court reform.
Professor Janet Box-Steffensmeier Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Jan Box-Steffensmeier was the recipient of the Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences in 2013, the Ohio State University Distinguished Scholar award in 2012, and the Political Methodology Career Achievement Award in 2013.
Professor Bear Braumoeller Wins Three Book Awards
Bear Braumoeller’s book, The Great Powers and the International System: Systemic Theory in Empirical Perspective, won the 2014 J. David Singer Book Award from ISA-Midwest, the ISA Best Book Award and received honorable mention from the ISA International Security Studies Section Best Book competition.
Professors Gregory Caldeira and Jack Wright Receive Lasting Contribution Award
Gregory Calderia and Jack Wright received the 2013 Lasting Contribution Award for their article, “Organized Interests and Agenda Setting in the U.S. Supreme Court,” published in American Political Science Review.
Professor Jennifer Mitzen Receives Two Book Awards at 2015 International Studies Association Conference
Jennifer Mitzen’s book, Power in Concert: The Nineteenth Century Origins of Global Governance, has been selected as the winner of the 2015 ISSS Best Book Award, given by the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association (ISA). The award is presented to the author whose work focuses on security studies and demonstrates originality, significance and rigor. Her book was also recognized with an Honorable Mention for the Francesco Guicciardini Prize from the Historical IR section of the ISA.
Professor Jan Pierskalla Wins Dissertation Award
Jan Pierskalla has been named the recipient of the 2014 Mancur Olson Award for the best dissertation in Political Economy in the last two years for his dissertation "Urban Rural Bias and the Political Geography of Distributive Conflicts".
Professor Philippp Rehm Receives Heinz I. Eulau Award
Philipp Rehm has won APSA's Heinz I. Eulau Award for his article “The Insecure American: Economic Experiences, Financial Worries, and Policy Attitudes” with co-authors Jacob Hacker and Mark Schlesinger.