Alexander L. George Article Award Recipients

2020: Ezequiel Gonzalez-Ocantos and Jody LaPorte, Process Tracing and the Problem of Missing Data, Sociological Methods & Research (published online 12 February, 2019).   

2020 Honorable mention: Rana B. Khoury, Hard-to-Survey Populations and Respondent-Driven Sampling: Expanding the Political Science Toolbox. Perspectives on Politics 18(2) (published online 20 December, 2019).  

2019: Jennifer M. Larson and Janet I. Lewis, Rumors, Kinship Networks, and Rebel Group Formation International Organization (Fall 2018) 72(4): 871-903.  

2019 Honorable Mention: Paul Musgrave and Daniel H. Nexon, Defending Hierarchy from the Moon to the Indian Ocean: Symbolic Capital and Political Dominance in Early Modern China and the Cold War International Organization (Summer 2018) 72(3): 591-626.

2018:Calla Hummel, “Disobedient Markets: Street Vendors, Enforcement, and State Intervention in Collective Action.” Comparative Political Studies 2017, Vol. 50(11) 1524-1555.

2017: Kurt Weyland, “Crafting Counterrevolution: How Reactionaries Learned to Combat Change in 1848” American Political Science Review 110: 2 (May 2016): 215-231.

2016: Thomas Rixen and Lora Anne Viola, “Putting Path Dependence in Its Place: Toward a Taxonomy of Institutional Change” Journal of Theoretical Politics 27: 2 (April 2015): 301-323.

2015: Noam Lupu, “Brand Dilution and the Breakdown of Political Parties in Latin America” World Politics 66:4 (October 2014), 561-602.

2014: Jonathon Mercer, "Emotion and Strategy in the Korean War." International Organization 67:2 (April 2013), 221-252.

2013: Hillel Soifer, "The Causal Logic of Critical Junctures.” Comparative Political Studies 45:12 (December 2012)

2012: Anna Grzymala-Busse, “Time Will Tell: Temporality and the Analysis of Causal Mechanisms and Processes.” Comparative Political Studies 44:9 (September 2011), 1267-1297.

2011: Melani Cammett and Sikriti Issar, “Bricks and Mortar Clientelism: Sectarianism and the Logics of Welfare Allocation in Lebanon.” World Politics 62:3 (July 2010), 381-421.

2010: Dan Slater, “Revolutions, Crackdowns, and Quiescence: Communal Elites and Democratic Mobilization in Southeast Asia,” American Journal of Sociology 115:1 (July 2009): 203–254.

2009: James Mahoney, Northwestern University, “Toward a Unified Theory of Causality.” Comparative Political Studies 41:4–5 (April/May 2008), 412–436.

2008: Giovanni Capoccia and R. Daniel Kelemen, “The Study of Critical Junctures: Theory, Narrative, and Counterfactuals in Historical Institutionalism.” World Politics 59:3.

2007: James Johnson, “Consequences of Positivism: A Pragmatic Assessment,” Comparative Political Studies 39:2 (2006): 224–52.

2006: George Thomas, “What Dataset? The Qualitative Foundations of Law and Courts Scholarship.” Law and Courts 16:1, 5- 12.

2005: James Mahoney and Gary Goertz, “The Possibility Principle: Choosing Negative Cases in Comparative Research.” American Political Science Review 98, no. 4 (November 2004): 653-669.

2005: Henry E. Hale, “Divided We Stand: Institutional Sources of Ethnofederal State Survival and Collapse.” World Politics 56, no. 2 (January 2004): 165-193

2004: Peter Hall, "Aligning Ontology and Methodology in Comparative Research" in James Mahoney and Dietrich Rueschemeyer, eds., Comparative Historical Analysis in the Social Sciences (Cambridge University Press, 2003)