2018 NPSA Paper Awards

The Polity Prize
Oksan Bayulgen (University of Connecticut), Ekim Arbatli (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow) and Sercan Canbolat (University of Connecticut), “Elite Survival Strategies and Authoritarian Reversal in Turkey,” published in Polity Volume 50 (3), 2018.

Pi Sigma Alpha/NPSA Best Paper Award
Isadora Borges Monroy (McGill University), “The European Voter Privacy-Security Choice during 2014 EU Elections.”

McWilliams Best Faculty Paper in Theory
Guillaume Bogiaris (University of West Alabama), “Machiavelli’s Literary Works as a Critique of the Platonic Eros.”

McWilliams Best Graduate Student Paper in Theory
Yingqi (Ariel) Tang (Yale University), “The Apprenticeship of Freedom”: Time, Reason, and Authority in Rousseau’s and Tocqueville’s Education.”

Best NPSA Paper on Identity Politics
Mary Ryan (Virginia Tech), “Harvesting US Democracy: The Kerner Commission on Police Brutality, White Supremacy, and Race.”

Best NPSA Paper on Gender Issues

John D’Attoma (University of Exeter), “Gender, Social Value Orientation, and Tax Compliance.”

Lanahan Best Graduate Student Paper
Verena Benoit (University of Bamberg, Germany), “Conservative Values Challenge Religious People’s Acceptance of Muslim Immigrants.”