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WPSA AWARDS: 2005 ANNUAL MEETING

 

PI SIGMA ALPHA: ($250)

To: Walter Stone, University of California, Davis; Sarah Fulton, University of
California, Davis; Sandy Maisel, Colby College, and Cherry Maestas, Texas Tech
University.
For their paper: “Prospects, Money, Candidate Entry, and Vote Share in US House
Elections What’s Causing What? ”
(Dowload paper PDF 194 kb)
Award Committee: Professor Randolph T. Stevenson, Chair, Paul Frymer and Jean
Schroedel.
DISSERTATION AWARD: ($250)
To: Dr. Jeffrey F. Timmons, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico For his
Dissertation:
"The Fiscal Contract: States, Taxes, and Public Services."
(Dowload paper PDF 13 kb)
Completed at:
the University of California, San Diego Award Committee: Professor Priscilla Southwell, (Chair), Paul Apostolidis and Charles E. Davis.
BETTY NESVOLD AWARD (WOMEN AND POLITICS): ($250)
To: Ki-young Shin , University of Washington
For her paper: "Movement without Activism: Japanese Women's Family Law Reform Movement since the 1980s."
Award Committee:
Professor Jayne Bayes (Chair), Renee Heberle and Julia Jordan- Zachery.
BLACKS AND POLITICS: ($250)
To: Professor Mark Q. Sawyer, University of California, Los Angeles
For his paper:
"DuBois' Double Consciousness Versus Latin American Exceptionalism: Joe Arroyo, Salsa and Negritude."
Award Committee: Professor Regina Freer (chair) and William E. Nelson, Jr.

LATINA/LATINO POLITICS: ($250)

To: Professor Lisa Garcia Bedolla and Becki Scola University of California, Irvine
For their paper: "Race, Connectedness and Social Capital in the United States."
(Dowload paper PDF 240 kb)
Award Committee: Professors John Bretting, Chair; Jessica Perez-Monforti, and Melissa Michelson
CHARLES REDD AWARD FOR BEST PAPER ON THE POLITICS OF THE AMERICAN WEST ($250)
To: Professors Joe Bowersox and Karen Arabas, Willamette University
For their paper: "People, Fire and Scale: Obstacles to Ecosystem Management "
Award Committee: Professors Gary Moncrief, Boise State University, Chair; Jeanne Clarke, University of Arizona, and Peter Galderisi, Utah State University.

POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY BEST ARTICLE AWARD ($1000)

To: Professor Natalia Letki, Nuffield College, Oxford
For her: December 2004 PRQ Article, "Socialization for Participation? Trust, Membership and Democratization in East-Central Europe."
Award Committee: Professor Mark Petracca, (Chair), Suzanna DeBoef and Michael D. Martinez.