Professor Cesi Cruz recieves Best Conference Paper Award from APSA

A paper by Professor Cesi Cruz, with two co-authors, entitled “Village Social Network Structures and Electoral Competition,” has won APSA’s Political Network Section’s Best Conference Paper Award! Best Conference Paper Award is given annually to the best paper on political networks presented by a faculty person delivered at a political science conference in the previous year.

In regards to why Cesi’s paper was selected,  Nick Weller, UC Riverside, Chair of the selection committee notes: ‘We found your paper to be an excellent use of network theory, data and analysis to shed light on an important substantive problem in political science. Additionally, it was well written and interesting to read.’

Congratulations Cesi!

 

Previous winners of the award:

2016 Jennifer M. Larson, New York University
“Ethnic Networks.” APSA Annual Meeting 2015
2016 Janet I. Lewis, U.S. Naval Academy
“Ethnic Networks.” APSA Annual Meeting 2015
2015 Philip Leifeld, University of Konstanz
“A Theoretical and Performance-Based Comparison of the Temporal Exponential Random Graph Model (TERGM) and the Stochastic Actor-Oriented Model (SAOM).” Presented at the 2014 Political Networks Conference
2015 Skyler J. Cranmer, The Ohio State University
“A Theoretical and Performance-Based Comparison of the Temporal Exponential Random Graph Model (TERGM) and the Stochastic Actor-Oriented Model (SAOM).” Presented at the 2014 Political Networks Conference
2014 Casey Klofstad, University of Miami
“Exposure to Political Discussion is Associated with Higher Rates of Political Participation Over Time.” Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the APSA Political Networks Section, Bloomington, IN