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.
Ph.D. in Political Science, 2007. Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Hopkins is a co-winner of the 2014 Emerging Scholar Award from the Elections, Public Opinion, and Political Behavior section of the American Political Science Association. The award recognizes the top scholar in the field who is within 10 years of his or her Ph.D.
Daniel Hopkins has been awarded American Political Science Association’s E.E. Schattschneider Award for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of American Government (2008).
A.M. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2007. Teacher and Author, Concord Academy.
Kirsten Dinnall Hoyte is the author of Black Marks(Akashic Books, 2006). She was awarded the Astraea Emerging Writer Award in 2006 and was a finalist for A Room of Her Own's Gift of Freedom award in 2007.
Winner of the 2014 APSA Giovanni Sartori Prize for best book on qualitative methods.
Winner of the 2014 ISA Chadwick Alger Prize for best book on international organization and multilateralism.
Winner of the 2014 Peter Katzenstein Prize for outstanding first book in international relations or comparative politics.
Selected among the Best Books of 2013 on Western Europe by Foreign Affairs.
Katerina Linos is the recipient of the Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship (2011).
Linos's dissertation, "Diffusion of Social Policies Across OECD Countries," has won the Harvard University Senator Charles M Sumner Prize for the best dissertation “from the legal, political, historical, economic, social, or ethnic approach, dealing with any means or measures tending toward the prevention of war and the establishment of universal peace” (2007).
Helen Marrow is the winner of the American Sociological Association's 2008 Dissertation Award for best dissertation submitted in the previous calendar year for her dissertation, "Southern Becoming: Immigrant Incorporation and Race Relations in the Rural and Small-Town U.S. South."
Winner of the Otis Dudley Duncan Book Award, Population Section of the American Sociological Association, 2014.
Winner of the Mirra Komarovsky Book Award, Eastern Sociological Society, 2013.
Winner of The American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Sociology and Social Work, 2013.
Patrick Sharkey has been named one of four new William T. Grant Scholars for 2010. The program identifies and supports promising early-career researchers in the behavioral and social sciences with five-year research awards.
Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2007. Associate Teaching Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University.
From 2007 to 2011, Adam Thomas was the Research Director for the Brookings Institution’s Center on Children and Families, which is housed in the Institution’s Economic Studies program. While at Brookings, Thomas led the effort to develop FamilyScape, an agent-based simulation model of family formation.
Ph.D. in Government and Social Policy, 2007. Associate Professor of African American Studies and Political Science, Yale University.
Vesla M. Weaver is one of 33 recipients of a prestigious Andrew Carnegie fellowship, awarded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York for the advancement of research in the humanities and social sciences. Weaver is Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Yale, and founding director of its Center for the Study of Inequality.
From Yale News: "Weaver’s proposal for the Carnegie fellowship, titled “The Faces of American Democracy,” will examine the relationship between poor citizens and communities and government in the United States. The project will provide the first systematic study of how Americans in different communities experience government activity across a number of areas, including schools, social welfare agencies, police and probation agencies, civil ordinances, the housing authority, and child protective services."
Vesla Weaver is also working on another book based on her dissertation, Frontlash: Civil Rights, the Carceral State, and the Transformation of American Politics (under contract with Cambridge University Press), which uncovers a connection between the movement for civil rights and the development of punitive criminal justice.
Vesla M. Weaver has won the American Political Science Association’s Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Best Dissertation Award (2008) for her dissertation, "Frontlash: Race and the Politics of Punishment."