2016 Best Paper Competition Winners

Best Undergraduate Class Paper Award

WINNER
Why Intervene: Influences on US Military Intervention
Elizabeth KaferCreighton University


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


RUNNER-UP 
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

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

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

RUNNER-UP

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