Award Amount: $500
2017: Percy Mistry (Cognitive Sciences) “A Cognitive-Econometric Framework for Structural Modeling of Consumption Behavior”
2016: Michael Sacks (Economics) “Public and Club Goods When Private Costs Have Negative Externalities.”
2015: Patricia Rodda (Political Science) "Decision-Making Processes and Asylum Claims in the European Union: An Empirical Analysis of Refugee Characteristics and Asylum Application Outcomes."
2014: Dana Moss (Sociology) "Repression, Response, and Contained Escalation Under 'Leberalized' Authoritarianism in Jordan."
2013: Mark Berlin (Political Science) "Why (not) Arrest? Third-Party State (Non)compliance with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda" and Benjamin Feintzeig (Logic and Philosophy of Science) "Hidden Variables and Commutativity in Quantum Mechanics"
2012: Cailin O’Connor (Logic & Philosophy of Science) “The Evolution of Vagueness” and Beijie Tang (Political Science) “Path to Internationalization: The Political Logic of Chinese Sovereignty”
2011: Zack Almquist (Sociology)
2010: Fatima Z. Rahman (Political Science) and Jonathan Cook (Honorable Mention)
2009: Elliot Wagner
2008: James D. Bachmeier
2007: Kathy H. Rim