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Supported by Horowitz Foundation Grants

2015 Recipients

Koebele, Elizabeth A., "Cross-Coalition Coordination in Collaborative Environmental Governance Processes," Policy Studies Journal, (2019). Grant recipient for "Collaborative Water Governance in the Colorado River Basin: Understanding Coalition Dynamics and Processes of Policy Change."

Niker, Fay, Forthcoming Chapter in Putting Virtue into Practice: Theoretical and Practical insights, Routledge. Grant recipient for "Transformative Nudging: A Framework for Designing Policy Ecologies that Support Living Well."

2013 Recipients

Leeuw, H.B.M, Big Data and Evaluation: A Case Study on Digital Piracy, the Copyright Alert System and Big Data, Piscataway, New Jersey, Transaction Publishers 2016. Grant recipient for "Big Data and Digital Piracy: Evaluating the graduated response."

Cantor, Alida, "The public trust doctrine and critical legal geographies of water in California, Geoforum, Vol 72, June 2016 49-57. Grant recipient for "Dust storms and dying lakes: Wastefulness, beneficial use, and water transfers in California."

Reisenbichler, ​Alexander “A Rocky Path to Homeownership: Why Germany Eliminated Large-Scale Subsidies for Homeowners.” Cityscape vol. 18 no. 2 (November 2016). Grant recipient for "Safe as Houses: What Explains Government Involvement in Housing Markets in the U.S. and Europe?"

2012 Recipients

Fisher, Michael P., “PTSD in the U.S. Military, and the Politics of Prevalence,” Social Science & Medicine 115 (2014) 1-9. Grant recipient for “Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in the 21st Century: Social Action in the Name of Diagnosis and Disability Compensation."

Mackey, Tim, “Global Health Diplomacy and the Governance of Counterfeit Medicines: A Mapping Exercise of Institutional Approaches” Journal of Health Diplomacy, Volume 1, Issue 1 (2013). Grant Recipient for “Pharmaceutical e-Marketing: Illicit Actors and Challenges to Global Patient Safety and Public Health."

2011 Recipients

Ciplet, David, et al., Power in a Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality, Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2015 (forthcoming), 332 pp. Grant recipient for “Between a Rock and a Gas Place: How Regulatory Policy for Emerging Technologies is Shaped in the Context of Scientific Uncertainty."

Good, Michael, “Do Immigrant Outflows Lead to Native Inflows? An Empirical Analysis of the Migratory Responses to US State Immigration Legislation,” Applied Economics, Volume 45, Number 30. pp. 4275–4297. Grant recipient for “Do Immigrant Outflows Lead to Native Inflows? An Empirical Analysis of the Migratory Responses to U.S. State Immigration Legislation."

Hussain, Muzammil M., State Power 2.0: Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement Worldwide. Grant recipient for “Post-Authoritarian Political Monitoring in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya: Investigating Information Activist Networks in the European Neighborhood."

McCarthy, Michael, “Turning Labor into Capital: Pension Funds and the Corporate Control of Finance,” Politics & Society, Volume 42, No. 4 (2014). Grant Recipient for “Privatizing the Golden Years: How American Unions Made Pensions More Risky, 1945-2000."

McCarthy, Michael, “Political Mediation and American Old-Age Security Exceptionalism,” Work and Occupations, Volume 41, No. 2 (2013). Grant Recipient for “Privatizing the Golden Years: How American Unions Made Pensions More Risky, 1945-2000” (2011).

Pedulla, David, "Penalized or Protected? Gender and the Consequences of Nonstandard and Mismatched Employment Histories," American Sociological Review, Volume 81, No. 2 (2016). Grant Recipient for "Precarious Work and the New Economy: An Experimental Approach."

Polson, Michael “Land and Law in Marijuana Country: Clean Capital, Dirty Money and the Drug War’s Rentier Nexus” Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Vol. 36, No. 2 (November 2013). Grant Recipient for “Marijuana in Northern California: Law, Economy and Medicine in a Shifting Policy Environment."

Walker, Alexis N., “Labor’s Enduring Divide: The Distinct Path of Public Sector Unions in the United States,” Studies in American Political Development Volume 28. Issue 2 (October 2014): pp. 175-200. Grant Recipient for “The Rise of Public Sector Unionization and its Effect on Organized Labor’s Political Activities in the United States."

Walker, Alexis N., "Divided Unions:The Wagner Act, Federalism, and Organized Labor", University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020.  Grant Recipient for “The Rise of Public Sector Unionization and its Effect on Organized Labor’s Political Activities in the United States."

2010 Recipients

Gest, J (2016) The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality, Oxford University Press: New York. Grant recipient for "The New Minority: Alienation and Identity among White Working Class Americans."

2009 Recipients

Hahn, J. W., Aldarondo, E., Silverman, J. G., McCormick, M. C., & Koenen, K. C. (August 2015).  Examining the association between post-traumatic stress disorder and intimate partner violence perpetration among adult men. Journal of Family Violence, 30(6), 743-752. Grant recipient for "Understanding the Role of Trauma and Violence in Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration by Males in the General and Incarcerated Populations."

Hahn, J. W., McCormick, M. C., Silverman, J. G., Robinson, E. B., & Koenen, K. C. (November 2014). Examining the impact of disability status on intimate partner violence victimization in a population sample. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(17), 3063-3085. 

Katz, James E., Mobile Communication: Dimensions of Social Policy, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2011. Grant recipient for “Mobile Communication and Social Policy Conference” held on October 9-11, 2009 at the Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ.

2008 Recipients

Desmond, Matthew, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the America City. New York: Crown, 2016. Grant recipient for "Eviction and the Reproduction of Inner-City Poverty."


Skarbeck, David Benjamin, “Governance and Prison Gangs,” American Political Science Review (forthcoming). Grant recipient for “Problems of Organized Crime: How to Combat Thieves, Thugs, Terrorists, and Traffickers."

2007 Recipients

Cross-Barnet, Caitlin and Katrina Bell McDonald, Marriage in Black: The Pursuit of Married Life among American-born and Immigrant Blacks, Routledge, 2018. Grant recipient for "The Successful Black Marriage Study."

2006 Recipients

Gao, Qin, “The Chinese Social Benefit System in Transition: Reforms and Impacts on Income Inequality,” Annuals of the New York Academy of Sciences special volume “Reducing the Impact of Poverty on Health and Human Development: Scientific Approaches,” 2008. Grant recipient for “The Chinese Social Benefit System in Transition."

2005 Recipients

Guzzo, Karen, “Competing Obligations, Child Support, and Men’s Visitation with Nonresidential Children,” presented at the National Survey of Family Growth Research Conference, October 19-20, 2006, pending publication at Journal of Family Issues.

Grant recipient for, "Men's Multi-Partnered Fertility: Implications for Paternal Involvement."

2004 Recipients

Garay, Maria Candelaria, “Social Policy and Collective Action: Unemployed Workers, Community Associations and Protest in Argentina,” Politics & Society 35, June 2007. Grant recipient for “Social Policy Regimes in Newly Liberalized Economics."

2003 Recipients

Lin, Fen, “Dancing Beautifully but with Hands Cuffed? A Historical Review of Journalism Formation during Media Commercialization in China,” Perspectives, 7(2): 79–98 pp., 2006. Grant recipient for “Dancing with Hands Cuffed: Media Commercialization and Political Development in China."

Whelan, Christal K., “Agonsho: A Japanese New Religion.” Completion of dissertation at Boston University on topic of the same title, December 22, 2003.


2002 Recipients

Davis, Joseph E., “Suffering, Pharmaceutical Advertising, and the Face of Mental Illness,” The Hedgehog Review, Fall 2006.pp. 62–67. Grant recipient for "​Paxil and Anxiety: Social and Ethical Implications of the New Pharmacology."

Haffmann, Drew, Jesse Rude, and Kim Ebert, “The Biomedical Legacy in Minority Health Policy-Making, 1975–2002,” Research in the Sociology of Healthcare, Volume 23, 245–275 pp., 2005. Grant recipient for “Closing the Gap: Explaining the Content, Heterogeneity, and Survival of Minority Health Policy Proposals."

2001 Recipients

Germani, Ana Alejandra, Gino Germani: Del Antifascismo a la Sociolgía, Buenos Aires: Taurus Ediciones, 2004. 412 pp.; and Gino Germani: Antifascism and Sociology. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2008. 248 pp. Grant recipient for, "From Antifascism to the Institutionalization of Sociology in Argentina."

Leoussi, Athena S., “The Ethno-Cultural Roots of National Art,” Nations and Nationalism (2004). Grant recipient for “Cultural Policies and the Development of Czech National Art."

2000 Recipients

Handley, Antoinette, Business, Government, and the Privatization of the Ashanti Goldmine Company in Ghana. Prepared for the 2004 Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. Grant recipient for “Business and Economic Policymaking in Africa: Four African Cases."

Pollack, Sheldon D., Refinancing America: The Republican Antitax Agenda, Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 2003. Grant recipient for “The Politics of Wealth Transfer Taxation."

Wong, Joseph, Healthy Democracies: Welfare Politics in Taiwan and South Korea, Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 2004. 232 pp. (Paperback, 2006) Grant recipient for “Political Transaction and Welfare Reform in Taiwan and South Korea."

1999 Recipients

Bard, Mitchell G., From Tragedy to Triumph: The Politics behind the Rescue of Ethiopian Jewry, Westport, CT and London: Preager Publishers, 2002, 217 pp. Grant recipient for “Israeli Policy toward Ethiopian Jews."

Renshon, Stanley A., The 50% American: Immigration and National Identity in an Age of Terror, Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2005. 273 pp. Grant recipient for “One America?: Presidential Leadership and the Dilemma of Diversity."

Strolovitch, Dara Z., Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2007. 284 pp. Grant recipient for “Closer to a Pluralist Heaven: Advocacy Groups and the Politics of Representation."

1998 Recipients

Castiglioni, Rossana, “The Politics of Retrenchment: The Quandaries of Social Protection Under Military Rule in Chile, 1973-1990,” Latin Americans Politics and Society, Volume 43, No. 4, Winter 2001. Grant recipient for “Retrenchment versus Maintenance: The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Chile and Uruguay."


Castiglioni, Rossana, The Politics of Social Policy Change in Chile and Uruguay, New York, NY : Routledge, 2005, 168 pp. Grant recipient for “Retrenchment versus Maintenance: The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Chile and Uruguay."

Drumble, Mark A., “Poverty, Wealth, and Obligation in International Environmental Law,” Tulane Law Review, Volume 76, No. 4, March 2002. Grant recipient for “Selfish Altruism or Shared Compact, Mechanisms to Promote Developing Nation Participation in Environmental Agreements."

Peabody, Bruce Garen, “Recovering the Political Constitution: Nonjudicial Interpretation, Judicial Supremacy, and the Separation of Powers,” dissertation at the University of Texas, faculty of the graduate school, 2001 (Ph.D.) 307 pp. Grant recipient for “Recovering the Political Constitution: Changing Regimes Nonjudicial Interpretation."

Williams, Kim, Mark One or More: Civil Rights in Multiracial America, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006. 208 pp. Grant recipient for “Boxed In: The United States Multiracial Movement."

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