Quinn Mulroy has been selected as the winner of the American Political Science Association's 2012 Leonard D. White Best Dissertation Award for her dissertation, "Public Regulation Through Private Litigation: The Regulatory Power of Private Lawsuits and the American Bureaucracy.”

Mulroy also has a new article published in the Journal of Politics with Ira Katznelson: “Was the South Pivotal? Situated Partisanship and Policy Coalitions During the New Deal and Fair Deal” (with Ira Katznelson) Journal of Politics, v. 74, no. 2 (April 2012): 604-620.