Winner of the 2014 Charles Levine Memorial Prize for Best Book in Comparative Public Policy and Administration.
Christopher Adolph's dissertation, "The Dilemma of Discretion: Career Ambitions and the Politics of Central Banking," has won the 2005 Mancur Olson Award for best dissertation in political economy, given the by the Political Economy Section of the American Political Science Association. Read more about Christopher Adolph
Ph.D. in Sociology, 2017. Center for the Study of Inequality Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University, 2017-2019. Assistant Professor of Sociology and (by courtesy) Public Policy, University of Michigan (beginning 2019).
Leah Platt Boustan’s dissertation, "The Effect of Black Migration on Northern Cities and Labor Markets, 1940-1970,” has won the Economic History Association’s Alan Nevins Prize for best dissertation in US economic history.
Winner of the American Political Science Association's E.E. Schattschneider Award for the best dissertation in American Politics (2009).
Winner of the the American Political Science Association's William Anderson Award for the best dissertation in field of state and local politics, federalism, or intergovernmental relations (2008).
Winner of the American Political Science Association's Urban Politics Section award for best dissertation in urban politics (2008) for her dissertation, “Punishment and Participation: How Criminal Convictions Threaten American Democracy.”
Winner 2007 Harvard University Robert Noxon Toppan prize, awarded for the best essay or dissertation upon a subject of political science.