Recent Student Awards & Publications

2021 Awards

Sujeong Shim

  • Capstone Teaching Award—University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kennia Coronado

  • Early Excellence in Teaching Award— University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kaden Paulson-Smith

  • Continuity of Instruction Award— University of Wisconsin-Madison

Yumi Park

  • Teaching Award—UW-Madison Department of Political Science

Caileigh Glenn

  • Teaching Award—UW-Madison Department of Political Science

Camila Angulo

  • Teaching Award—UW-Madison Department of Political Science

Irène Tombo

  • Jordan Prize from the African Studies Program

Anna Meier

  • Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award for Outstanding Research in the Social Sciences

 

Chagai Weiss

  • Honorable mention for the Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award

Devin Judge-Lord

  • APSA Dissertation Improvement Grant

Hamni Park

  • Humane Studies Fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

2018-2020 Awards

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2020

Lotem Bassan-Nygate

  • Graduate Student Travel/Research Grant Competition, Wisconsin Project on International Relations
  • Political Science Summer Initiative funding, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • George and Sylvia Laikin Prize, Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Philip Bunn

  • Teaching Fellow Award – UW-Madison College of Letters & Sciences
  • Teaching Assistant Award – Integrated Liberal Studies Program

2019

Shaan Amin

  • NSF GRFP Award (2019-2022)
  • Hawai’i/Wisconsin LUCE Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Fellowship

Andrew McWard

  • Early Excellent in Teaching—University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tim Tennyson

  • IHS Fellowship

Caileigh Glenn

  • Wisconsin Project on International Relations Research Grant

Lotem Bassan-Nygate

  • Graduate Student Travel/Research Grant Competition, Wisconsin Project on International Relations

2018

Molly Minden

  • “Legacies of Violence in Social Mobilization – Resistance to Dams in Guatemala” Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Award

David Greenwood-Sanchez

  • “GMO Contestation in Mexico and Peru: Biodiversity and Global Agricultural Markets.” Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Award

Chagai M. Weiss

  • Devorah Manekin and Dr. Noga Ofek-Shlomai Research Award from Israel Institute
  • Charles and Gayle Mazursky Student Support Fund Awardfrom the Center for Jewish Studies
  • FLAS Award (Arabic), Center for European Studies
  • Research award from the Minerva Center for Human Rights at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Kaden Paulson-Smith

  • Jordan Prize for the year’s best graduate paper on Africa: “(Re)creating the Nation through Marginalizing Nonnormative Gender and Sexuality: Contemporary Discourse from Tanzania (2011-2017),” awarded by the African Studies Program

Kate Carter

  • Robert F. and Jane E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies

Lotem Bassan-Nygate

  • Charles and Gayle Mazursky Student Support Fund, Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Isaac and Ida Lipton Study Abroad Fellowship Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Forthcoming & 2021 Publications

Weiss, Chagai M. “Diversity in Israeli Healthcare Institutions Reduces Prejudice towards Arabs.” Forthcoming in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Bassan-Nygete, LotemChagai M. Weiss. “Party Competition and Cooperation Shape Affective Polarization: Evidence from Natural and Survey Experiments in Israel.” Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming.

Burden, Barry C. and Rochelle Snyder. “Explaining Uncontested Seats in Congress and State Legislatures.” Forthcoming at American Politics Research. 

Gilad, Sharon, Saar Alon-Barkat & Chagai M. Weiss. “Political and Bureaucratic Translation of Social Movement Demands: The Case of Israel’s 2011 Social Protest.” (Forthcoming in Governance).

Lu, Jiaqi. “Unraveling the Political Economy of Coal: Insights from the United States.” Book chapter, Political Determinants of Energy and Climate Policy, Routledge Press, forthcoming 2021, with Gregory Nemet.

Weiss, Chagai M. “Diversity in Israeli Healthcare Institutions Reduces Prejudice towards Arabs ” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Forthcoming.

Carter, Kate M. “Internet Access and Control in Uganda”. In Examining Internet and Technology around the World, ed. Laura M. Steckman (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2021).

Chen, Frederick R. 2021. “Extended Dependence: Trade, Alliances, and Peace.” Journal of Politics, 83 (1): 246–259.

2018-2020 Publications

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2020

Angulo Amaya, M.C., Anthony Bertelli, and Eleanor Woodhouse. 2020. “The Political Cost of Public-Private Partnerships: Theory and Evidence from Colombian Infrastructure Development.” Governance, 1-18.

Bassan-Nygate, Lotem. 2020. “It’s Us or Them: Partisan Polarization in Israel and Beyond” (with Chagai M. Weiss). APSA MENA Newsletter 2020.

Carpenter, D., Judge-Lord, D., Libgober, B. et al. Data and methods for analyzing special interest influence in rulemaking. Int Groups Adv 9, 425–435 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41309-020-00094-w.

Jessica H. Darrow & Jess Howsam Scholl (2020) Chaos and Confusion: Impacts of the Trump Administration Executive Orders on the US Refugee Resettlement System, Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance, 44:4, 362-380, DOI: 1080/23303131.2020.1767745

Judge-Lord, Devin, Constance L. McDermott and Benjamin Cashore. 2020. “Do Private Regulations Ratchet Up? How to Distinguish Types of Regulatory Stringency and Patterns of Change.” Organization & Environment 33(1):96–125. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1086026619858874.

Lu, Jiaqi. “Evidence map: topics, trends, and policy in the Energy Transitions literature.” Environmental Research Letters(2020). (with Gregory Nemet)

Lu, Jiaqi. “Knowledge spillovers between PV installers can reduce the cost of installing solar PV.” Energy Policy 144 (2020): 111600. (with G. Nemet, V. Rai, and R. Rao)

Lu, Jiaqi. “The Policy-Driven Peak and Reduction of China’s Carbon Emissions.” Advances in Climate Change Research (2020). (with Qi, Y., N. Stern, D. King, T. Wu, & T. Liu)

Meier, Anna. “The Idea of Terror: Institutional Reproduction in Government Responses to Political Violence.” International Studies Quarterly.

Powell, Eleanor Neff, Devin Judge-Lord and Justin Grimmer. 2020. Campaign Contributions and Bureaucratic Oversight: A Case Study of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Shirikov, Anton. 2020. “Eurasia and Post-Communism: Weasel Words?” East European Politics and Societies & Cultures, Vol.34, No.2. With Yoshiko M. Herrera and Dmitrii Kofanov.

Weiss, Chagai M. “Sharing Spaces: Segregation, Integration, and Intergroup Relations.” APSA Comparative Politics Newsletter, Spring 2020.

2019

Bunn, Philip. “Communities Are All That’s Substantial: Kurt Vonnegut’s Post-liberal Political Thought,” American Political Thought 8, no. 4 (Fall 2019): 504-527.

Carter, Kate M. and Scott Straus, “Changing Patterns of Political Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).

Chen, Frederick R. “Disentangling Bias: National Capabilities, Regime Type, and International Conflict Mediation.” Conflict Management and Peace Science 36(2): 149–168.

Nirosha Mahendraratnam, Corinna Sorenson, Elizabeth Richardson, Gregory Daniel, Lisabeth Buelt, Kimberly Westrich, Jingyuan Qian, Hillary Campbell, Mark McClellan, and Robert Dubois. 2019. “Value-Based Arrangements May Be More Prevalent an Assumed”. American Journal of Managed Care. 25(2): 70-6.

2018

Avramenko, Richard, and Noah Stengl. “Looking Down Tocqueville’s Nose: On the Problem of Aristocratic Etiquette in Democratic Times.” In Aristocratic Souls in Democratic Times, edited by Richard Avramenko and Ethan Alexander-Davey, 275-96. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2018.

Lu, Jiaqi. “Jurisdictional Air Pollution Regulation in China: A Tragedy of the Regulatory Anti-commons.” Journal of Cleaner Production 212 (2018): 1054-1061. (with Shihong Guo).

Pevehouse, Jon C.W, Shim, Sujeong. 2018. “Time Series Approaches to International Affairs.” Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations Ed. Patrick James. New York: Oxford University Press.

Rock, Jonathan, Chagai M. Weiss & Dan Miodownik. “Geographies of Violence in Jerusalem: The Spatial Logic of Intergroup Conflict.” Political Geography 66 (2018): 88-97.

Stengl, Noah. “Tocqueville in the Wilderness: The Tragedy of Aristocracy in the Democratic Age.”The Political Science Reviewer 42, no. 1 (2018): 34-61.