Barbara Sinclair Legacy Award

The Barbara Sinclair Legacy Award is new LSS award designed to honor the work of a scholar or set of scholars who have contributed a lifetime of significant scholarship to the study of legislative politics. In the tradition of Professor Sinclair’s body of work, recipients of this award will have focused on individual legislative behavior, institutional rules, or the role of party in shaping legislative politics.  This award is also intended to recognize scholars who employ a range of methods in their research.

Nomination can be made by any member of the Legislative Studies Section;  nomination letters and a list of the candidate’s publications are due by March 1, 2019.

2019 Winners:  John Aldrich, Duke University and David W. Rohde, Duke University

2019 Selection Committee:

Tracy Sulkin (Chair), University of Illinois tsulkin@illinois.edu
John Wilkerson, University of Washington jwilker@u.washington.edu
Nate Monroe, University of Califorina, Merced Nmonroe2@umerced.edu

 

2018 Winner

David R. Mayhew, Yale University

Selection Committee:

Gregory Koger, University of Miami
Sarah Binder, George Washington University and the Brookings Institution
Lynda Powell, University of Rochester