News & Announcements

Neale Mahoney is named a first runner-up for the 2011 National Tax Association 2011 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Neale Mahoney (Cohort 18 — Harvard Alumni List) 

 is named a first runner-up for the 2011 National Tax Association 2011 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Dr. Mahoney is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, Booth School of Business at University of Chicago
October 03, 2011

Taeku Lee co-authored Asian American Political Participation: Emerging Constituents and Their Political Identities

Taeku Lee (Cohort 6 — Yale Alumni List) 

co-authored with J. Wong, S. Karthick Ramakrishnanand J. Junn, Asian American Political Participation: Emerging Constituents and Their Political Identities (October 2011, Russell Sage Foundation).

Dr. Lee is Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of California, Berkeley
September 13, 2011

Mark Q. Sawyer has co-authored Just Neighbors? Research on African American and Latino Relations in the United States

Mark Q. Sawyer (Cohort 10 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has co-authoered with E. Telles and G. Rivera-Salgado, Just Neighbors? Research on African American and Latino Relations in the United States (September 2011, Russell Sage Foundation).

Dr. Sawyer is Associate Professor and Director, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics in the Department of Political Science and Bunche Center for African American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles
September 13, 2011

David Pellow has authored The Slums of Aspen: Immigrants vs. the Environment in America’s Eden

David N. Pellow (Cohort 5 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

 has authored The Slums of Aspen: Immigrants vs. the Environment in America’s Eden (2011 NYU Press).

Dr. Pellow is Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies in the Department of Environmental Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara
September 13, 2011

Robert Van Houweling was awarded the Best Paper Award by the Experimental Research Section of the American Political Science Association

Robert Van Houweling (Cohort 11 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

 and Michael Tomz were awarded the Best Paper Award  by the Experimental Research Section of the American Political Science Association for their article “Candidate Repositioning”.  The Best Paper Award is presented to authors of the best paper presented at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting featuring experimental analyses.

Dr. Van Houweling is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of California, Berkeley
September 08, 2011

Lauren Morris MacLean was a awarded a Trustees Teaching Award at Indiana University

Lauren M. MacLean (Cohort 9 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was a awarded a College of Arts and Sciences Trustees Teaching at Indiana University.

Dr. MacLean is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University
September 08, 2011

Lauren Morris MacLean was awarded the Giovanni Sartori Book Award by the Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Section of the American Political Science Association

Lauren M. MacLean (Cohort 9 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was awarded the  Giovanni Sartori Book Award by the Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Section of the American Political Science Association for her book Informal Institutions and Citizenship in Rural Africa: Risk and Reciprocity in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire (Cambridge University Press, 2010). The Giovanni Sartori Book Award is granted to a single-authored or multi-authored book, or to an edited volume published in the calendar

Dr. MacLean is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University
September 08, 2011

Ann Keller received the Don K. Price Award from the Science, Technology & Environmental Politics Section of the American Political Science Association

Ann C. Keller (Cohort 9 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

received the Don K. Price Award from the Science, Technology & Environmental Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for her book Science in Environmental Policy (MIT Press, 2009). The Don K. Price Award is given for the best book in science and technology politics published in the past 3 years.

Dr. Keller is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health in the at University of California, Berkeley
September 08, 2011

Helen Marrow received the Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award from the American Sociological Association's Latino/a Sociology Section

Helen B. Marrow (Cohort 15 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

received the Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award from the American Sociological Association's Latino/a Sociology Section for her article "Immigrant Bureaucratic Incorporation: The Dual Roles of Professional Missions and Government Policies" (American Sociological Review October 2009 74: 756-776). The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a colleague who has published an outstanding article in the area of Latina/o Studies.

Dr. Marrow is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Tufts University
September 08, 2011

Susan Moffitt received the Best Paper on Public Policy Award from the American Poltical Science Association's Public Policy Section

Susan Moffitt (Cohort 13 — Harvard Alumni List) 

received  with co-author David K. Cohen the Best Paper on Public Policy Award from the American Poltical Science Association's Public Policy Section for their paper “The Politics of Bad News: Politics, Policy and Practice in K – 12 Education”.  The Best Paper on Public Policy Award is given for the best paper on Public Policy presented at the previous APSA Annual Meeting.

Dr. Moffitt is Associate Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs in the Department of Political Science at Brown University
September 08, 2011

Michael Neblo and Kevin Esterling received the Heinz I. Eulau Award from the American Political Science Association

Michael A. Neblo (Cohort 8 — Michigan Alumni List) 

, Kevin Esterling (Cohort 7 — Berkeley/UCSF) and others received the Heinz I. Eulau Award from the American Political Science Association for their article "Who Wants To Deliberate—And Why?" (American Political Science Review (2010), 104: 566-583). The Heinz Eulau prize is awarded annually for the best article published in the American Political Science Review.

Dr. Esterling is Associate Professor, in the Department of Political Science at University of California at Riverside

Dr. Neblo is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at The Ohio State University
September 08, 2011

Rucker Johnson is promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

Rucker C. Johnson (Cohort 9 — Michigan Alumni List) 

 is promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

Dr. Johnson is Associate Professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley
September 08, 2011

Dalton Conley contributed an op-ed "When Roommates Were Random"

Dalton Conley (Cohort 3 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

contributed an op-ed "When Roommates Were Random". (New York Times, August 28, 2011)

Dr. Conley is Henry Putnam University Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University
September 08, 2011

Boris Shor has co-authored "The Ideological Mapping of American Legislatures"

Boris Shor (Cohort 18 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has co-authored "The Ideological Mapping of American Legislatures" with N. McCarty. (American Political Science Review, 105, pp 530-551)

Dr. Shor is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Houston
September 08, 2011

Edward Norton is the new Site Director of the University of Michigan Scholars Program

Edward C. Norton ( — Michigan Alumni List) 

 is the new Site Director at the Program's University of Michigan Site as of August 1, 2011.  Dr. Norton has served as an Associate Site Director since joining the University of Michigan in 2008.  He will be assisted by Associate Directors Richard Hall, PhD, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy.

Dr. Norton is Site Director, RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research Program - University of Michigan Site in the Department of Health Management and Policy and Department of Economics at University of Michigan
August 23, 2011

Rene Almeling has published Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm

Rene Almeling (Cohort 15 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

 has published Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm (University of California Press, September 2011)

Dr. Almeling is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Yale University
August 23, 2011

Paula Lantz has stepped down from her position as Site Director of the University of Michigan Scholars Program and joined George Washington University

Paula M. Lantz (Cohort 1 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has stepped down as Site Director of the University of Michigan Scholars Program after after 9 years of exceptional service.  The Foundation and the Program share a debt of gratitude to her for excellent leadership at the University of Michigan Site.  Paula has joined George Washington University as Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy in the School of Public Health and Health Science.

Dr. Lantz is Associate Dean for Research and Policy Engagement and Professor in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan
August 23, 2011

Craig Volden has co-authored "Breaking Gridlock: The Determinants of Health Policy Change in Congress"

Craig M. Volden (Cohort 8 — Michigan Alumni List) 

Craig Volden (Cohort - Michigan) has co-authored "Breaking Gridlock: The Determinants of Health Policy Change in Congress" with A. Wiseman (Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law, 36: 227-264).

Dr. Volden is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Public Policy and Politics in the at University of Virginia
August 22, 2011

Rogan Kersh has been promoted to Professor of Public Policy.

Rogan T. Kersh (Cohort 5 — Yale Alumni List) 

has been promoted to Professor of Public Policy in the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.

Dr. Kersh is Provost and Professor of Political Science in the at Wake Forest University
August 22, 2011

Craig M. Volden will be joining the faculty of the University of Virginia

Craig M. Volden (Cohort 8 — Michigan Alumni List) 

will be joining the faculty of the University of Virginia in Fall 2011 as a Professor of Public Policy and Politics in the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.

Dr. Volden is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Public Policy and Politics in the at University of Virginia
July 12, 2011

Quincy Stewart will be joining the faculty of Northwestern University.

Quincy Thomas Stewart (Cohort 13 — Michigan Alumni List) 

will be joining the faculty of Northwestern University in Fall 2011 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research.

Dr. Stewart is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Northwestern University
July 12, 2011

Abigail C. Saguy co-authored "Coming Out as Fat Rethinking Stigma" and "Morality and Health: News Media Constructions of Overweight and Eating Disorders"

Abigail C. Saguy (Cohort 7 — Yale Alumni List) 

has co-authored "Coming Out as Fat Rethinking Stigma" with A. Ward (Social Psychology Quarterly, March 2, 2011 vol. 74 no. 1) and "Morality and Health: News Media Constructions of Overweight and Eating Disorders" with K. Gruys (Social Problems, Vol. 57, No. 2 (May 2010).

Dr. Saguy is Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Los Angeles
July 12, 2011

Heather N. Royer has co-authored "The Effect of Female Education on Fertility and Infant Health: Evidence from School Entry Policies Using Exact Date of Birth"

Heather N. Royer (Cohort 11 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has co-authored "The Effect of Female Education on Fertility and Infant Health: Evidence from School Entry Policies Using Exact Date of Birth" with Justin McCrary (American Economic Review,101(1): 158–95). 

Dr. Royer is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at University of California, Santa Barbara
July 12, 2011

Helen B. Marrow has authored New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South

Helen B. Marrow (Cohort 15 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has authored New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South (Stanford University Press, 2011).

Dr. Marrow is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Tufts University
July 12, 2011

Trevon D. Logan has authored "Personal Characteristics, Sexual Behaviors, and Male Sex Work: A Quantitative Approach"

Trevon D. Logan (Cohort 16 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has authored "Personal Characteristics, Sexual Behaviors, and Male Sex Work: A Quantitative Approach" (American Sociological Review, Volume 75, Number 5, October 2010, Pg. 679).

Dr. Logan is Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at The Ohio State University
July 12, 2011