Departmental Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year
Francis R. Aumann Teaching Award ($500) — Alec Clott
Francis R. Aumann Award for conference travel for best pre-conference presentation (up to $1,000) — Liwu Gan: "Assessing Fair Shares: A New Typology of International Responsibility"
Francis R. Aumann Award for best paper presented at a conference ($500) — Kaitlin McClamrock
Francis R. Aumann Award for best paper written in Political Methodology ($500) — Shared by Laura Moses: "Interest Actors: Recasting and Classification for Identifying Interests and Organizations on Twitter" and Jared Edgerton: "The ties that bind us: Social networks and suicide combatant Mobilization"
William Jennings Bryan Prize for best paper written in American Politics ($500) — Laura Moses: "Interest Groups Informational Coalitions on Twitter"
William Jennings Bryan Prize for best paper written in Political Theory ($500) — Bear Brown: "Democratic Harm or Healing? Distinguishing Anti-Elitism from Populism"
Jacobina Aman Award for best paper written in Comparative Politics ($500) — Cameron Macaskill: "Postcolonial African Regional Integration"
Jacobina Aman Award for best paper written in International Relations ($500) — Maryum Alam: "Delegates or trustees? Monitoring costs and indirect foreign policy"
Henry R. Spencer Award for best dissertation ($1,000) — Mini Saraswati: “Climate Volatility and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa”