Professor Thad Dunning Wins the David Collier Mid-Career Achievement Award
Professor Thad Dunning has received the David Collier Mid-Career Achievement Award. This award honors David Collier’s contributions-through his research, graduate teaching, and institution-building-as a founder of the qualitative and multi-method research movement in contemporary political science. The award is presented annually to a mid-career political scientist to recognize distinction in methodological publications, innovative application of qualitative and multi-method approaches in substantive research, and/or institutional contributions to this area of methodology.
Professor Jasjeet Sekhon, along with graduate students David Broockman and Joshua Kalla, won a Signatures Innovation Fellowship for their work, "Platform for Design, Implementation, and Analysis of Randomized Field Experiments, with Applications to Political Persuasion". The Signatures Innovation Fellows Program supports innovative research by UC Berkeley faculty and researchers in the data science and software areas with a special focus on projects that hold commercial promise.
Professor Alison Post Wins Graduate Mentoring Award
Professor Alison Post has been selected to receive the 2015 Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award for Junior Faculty. Award recipients are nominated by faculty colleagues, current and former graduate students, and have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to helping UC Berkeley graduate students to succeed academically, professionally, and personally.