Best Dissertation Award

The Best Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Chelsea Pennick McIver on being awarded the 2024 Best Dissertation Award for her exceptional research on the governance of National Forests! Her work exemplifies the innovative spirit and intellectual rigor that this award seeks to honor.

Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Xiaoyang Xu on receiving an Honorable Mention for her dissertation, “A model of representative bureaucracy: Three Essays on Representation.”

Congratulations to Gustav Egede Hansen on earning an Honorable Mention for his impactful dissertation, “The Different Consequences of In- and Outsourcing for Employees.”

The 2023 Committee members are:

Thanks to the committee members for their service.

Past Recipients:

2023 – Dr. Danyao Li, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy, is the recipient of the 2023 Best Dissertation award for “Bureaucratic Representation, Individual Decision Making and Organizational Performance in Law Enforcement.”

2022 – Marija Aleksovska, Assistant Professor, Utrecht University

2021 – Shelena Keulemans, Assistant Professor, Public Administration, Radboud University

2020 – Miyeon Song, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina

2019 – Andrea Headley, Assistant Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University

2018 – Huafang Li, Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University