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Department Wins Major 2019 APSA Awards

Fri, August 30, 2019
Department Wins Major 2019 APSA Awards
Gary Jacobsohn receiving his APSA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Department of Government is being recognized at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association with several major awards, including a trio of prizes from the Law and Courts section — the largest section of APSA — confirming the department’s standing as a Public Law powerhouse. :

  • Gary Jacobsohn was chosen for the Law and Courts Section Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • The Comparative Agendas Project, directed by Bryan Jones, but with the collaboration of many faculty and grad students in our department, has won the Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba Dataset Award from the Comparative Politics Section (previous winners include Zach Elkins, for the Comparative Constitutions Project dataset)

  • Daniel Brinks and Abby Blass were awarded the C. Herman Pritchett Award for the Best Book Published on Law and Courts, for their book The DNA of Constitutional Justice in Latin America (co-winners).

  • Derek Epp and his co-authors were the co-winners of the C. Herman Pritchett Award for the Best Book Published on Law and Courts for their book Suspect Citizens: What 20 Million Traffic Stops Tell Us About Policing and Race, co-authored with Frank Baumgartner and Kelsey Shoub.

Dan Brinks receiving 2019 Pritchett Award

 Dan Brinks receiving the 2019 Pritchett Award


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