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Political Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South America: Stealing for the Team was selected as the runner-up for the William H. Riker Book Award awarded by the Political Economy Section of the American Political Science Association. Political Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South America: Stealing for the Team (Cambridge University Press, 2013), authored by former Ph.D. graduate Associate Professor Daniel Gingerich University of Virginia, was selected as the runner-up for the William H. Riker Book Award awarded...
Viridiana Rios' doctoral dissertation will be the recipient of the APSA's 2014 Leonard D. White Award Viridiana Rios' doctoral dissertation will be the recipient of the APSA's 2014 Leonard D. White Award (awarded annually for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of public administration). 
Amanda Garrett has been awarded the 2014 Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award Amanda Garrett has been awarded the 2014 Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award.The Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation on European Politics by the APSA Organized Section on European Politics and Society. 
Sheena Chestnut Greitens Ph.D. has been selected by the APSA Politics and History Section’s Walter Dean Burnham Dissertation Award Committee The APSA Politics and History Section’s Walter Dean Burnham Dissertation Award Committee has selected Sheena Chestnut Greitens' dissertation, “Coercive Institutions and State Violence under Authoritarianism,” as a co-winner of this year’s prize.  
Shauna Shames Ph.D. Candidate co-authored Op-Ed in the LA Times "JFK, a pioneer in the women's movement" http://www.latimes.com/opinion/commentary/la-oe-shames-kennedy-women-201...
Spring 2013 Teaching Awards We are very pleased to announce the list of Government grad students, and Lecturers/Preceptors, who will receive a Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for Spring 2013. Congratulations! Spring 2013 Teaching Awards GOV 40         ...
Shahrzad Sabet’s paper, “Feelings First: Non-Material Factors as Moderators of Self-Interest Effects on Trade Preferences,” was awarded the 2013 Carl Beck Award for best graduate student paper. Shahrzad Sabet’s paper, “Feelings First: Non-Material Factors as Moderators of Self-Interest Effects on Trade Preferences,” was awarded the 2013 Carl Beck Award for best graduate student paper presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA)....
"Take-home lessons" Harvard gazette story about Viridiana Rios Ph.D. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/05/take-home-lessons/
Congratulations to our 2012-13 PhD Recipients Congratulations to our 2012-13 PhD Recipients:   Daniela Cammack, Adam Chilton, Andrew Coe, Walter Cooper, Porsha Cropper, Anthony Fowler, Bernard Fraga, Amanda Garrett, Hollie Gilman, Jill Goldenziel, Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Andrew Harris, Emily Hickey, Diane Kuhn, Janet Lewis, Kristen...
Foreign Affairs article by Ph.D student Yuri Zhukov Trouble in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea - The Coming Dash for Gas in Foreign Affairs

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