Sage Paper Award Recipients

In October 2019, the section marked the field's collective and enduring appreciation for Kendra Koivu, University of New Mexico, by renaming the award to honor and celebrate Kendra's contributions. Accordingly, awards made in 2019 and earlier are for the Sage paper award. 2020 and later, for the Kendra Koivu paper award. 

2019: Paul Schuler and Chad Westerland, "Reconsidering the Rubber Stamp Thesis: A Consolidation Theory of Expropriations and Legislatures in Party-based Autocracies."

2018: Ana Catalano Weeks, "Why Are Gender Quota Laws Adopted by Men? The Role of Inter-and Intra-Party Competition."

2017: Tasha Fairfield and Andrew Charman, “Explicit Bayesian Analysis for Process Tracing: Guidelines, Opportunities, and Caveats.”

2016: Erica S. Simmons and Nicholas Rush Smith, “Comparison and Ethnography: What Each Can Learn from the Other.”

2015: Markus Kreuzer, “The Structure of Description: Elements and Analyzing and Criteria for Evaluation Historical Evidence.”

2014: Macartan Humphreys and Alan Jacobs, "Mixing Methods: A Bayesian Unification of Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches."

2013: Carolyn M. Warner, Ramazan Kilinc, and Christopher Hale, "Religion and Public Goods Provision: Experimental and Interview-based Evidence from Catholicism and Islam."

2012: Derek Beach and Rasmus Pedersen, “What is Process Tracing Actually Tracing? The Three Variants of Process Tracing Methods and their Uses and Limitations.”  

2011: Adria Lawrence, “Political Equality and Nationalist Opposition in the French Colonial Empire.”

2010: Marcus Kreuzer, “Historical Knowledge and Quantitative Analysis: The Case of the Origins of Proportional Representation.”

2009: Robert Adcock, “The Curious Career of the ‘Comparative Methood': The Case of Mill's Methods."

2009: Payam Mohseni and Leah Gilbert, "Contested Concepts: Mapping the Boundaries of Hybrid Regimes"

2008: Dan Slater and Erica Simmons, “Informative Regress: Critical Antecedents in Comparative-Historical Analysis.”

2007: Timothy Pachirat, “Ethnography from Below? Reflections from an Industrialized Slaughterhouse on Perspective, Power and the Ethnographic Voice.”

2006: Giovanni Capoccia and R. Kelemen, "The Study of Critical Junctures: Theory, Narrative, and Counterfactuals in Institutional Theory."

2005: Colin Elman, "Theoretical Typologies in the Qualitative Study of International Politics."

2004: John Gerring, "Causation: A Unified Framework for the Social Sciences."