News - 2011

Monday, Dec 19, 2011

CSDP Thursday noon seminars have concluded for 2011, and will resume the regular weekly schedule on January 19 with a talk by Justin Fox (Yale University) on Law as a Discovery Procedure:  An Informational Rationale for Broad Judicial Decisions. All CSDP events are listed on the Events page of this website.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011

Becky Morton's (CSDP Visiting Scholar 2004-2005) and Kenneth Williams' book Experimental Political Science and the Study of Causality won the 2011 (and inaugural) Best Book Award from the Experimental Research section of the American Political Science Association.




Friday, Aug 26, 2011
Professor Adam Meirowitz has been awarded the 2012 Social Choice and Welfare Prize, which honors young scholars of excellent accomplishment in the area of social choice theory and welfare economics.  Adam will receive his medal at the meeting of The Society for Social Choice and Welfare next August in New Dehli. As the prizewinner, he will also...
Friday, Aug 26, 2011
Professor Kosuke Imai has been chosen by the Society for Political Methodology to be the first to receive their Emerging Scholar Award. This award recognizes scholars within 10 years of PhD who are making exceptional contributions to political methodology.
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011
Rafaela Dancygier, assistant professor of Politics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School and faculty affiliate of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, recently received the 2011 Best Book Award from the European Politics & Society Section of the American Political Science Association for her book titled, "Immigration and...
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2011
Christina Paxson, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School, announced yesterday that Charles Cameron and Markus Prior will become co-directors of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), effective July 1, 2011.  
Monday, Jun 6, 2011
Campaigns & Elections magazine named Aaron Strauss, former CSDP-affiliated graduate student, among its 2011 Rising Stars. The award goes to a select group of operatives age 35 and under who have "an established track record of achievement in political consulting or advocacy and the promise to achieve greatness."
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Andrew Owen, former CSDP-affiliated graduate student and current assistant professor at the University of British Columbia, was named the winner of the American Political Science Association Experimental Methods Dissertation Award for 2011. Owen's dissertation demonstrates the asymmetric effects of good vs. bad performance in retrospective...