2016 Best Paper Competition Winners

Best Undergraduate Class Paper Award

Why Intervene: Influences on US Military Intervention
Elizabeth KaferCreighton University

Holding Culture Close? How Immigration Facilitates the Rise of the European Right
Christopher DopuchUniversity of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Explaining the Emergence of Populism: Political Parties, the State, and the Crises of Representation in Venezuela and Chile
Will FreemanTufts University

Best Undergraduate Thesis Award

When Does Counterinsurgency Work? An Analysis of Counterinsurgency Campaigns After 1945
Maryum Alam, Hofstra University

Flip-Flopping Politicians: How Voters Punish and Reward Changing Opinion
Sophie Laing, Tufts University


Exploring ‘The Compassion Gap:” An Analysis of Gender and Support for Foreign Assistance in Congress
Mallary Taylor, Furman University

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