Presidential Studies Quarterly In the News

These articles from PSQ were recently mentioned in major news publications.

Julian Zelizer’s CNN article, “Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Remind Us Why Ronald Reagan Was Wrong,” published on September 8, 2017, mentions Gareth Davies’s feature from the September 2017 publication of PSQ, “The Historical Presidency: Lyndon Johnson and Disaster Politics

Christopher Ingraham’s recent piece in the Washington Post explores a March 2017 PSQ article by Barry Edwards, “How the Presidency Changes the President?

Andrew Rudalevige’s recent piece at the Washington Post‘s Monkey Cage blog mentions a March 2013 PSQ article by Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha and Brandon Rottinghaus, “Presidential Position Taking and the Puzzle of Representation.”

Waleed Aly’s recent New York Times piece mentions a September 2008 PSQ article by John Sides, Eric Shickler, and Jack Citrin, “If Everyone Had Voted, Would Bubba and Dubya Have Won?


George C. Edwards III Dissertation Award

The George C. Edwards III Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation in presidency research completed and accepted during the previous two calendar years. The recipient will receive a $250 award. To be considered for the award, nominees must submit the following documents to each member of the Award Committee: (1) a hard copy of the dissertation, (2) an electronic version of the dissertation (preferably in pdf), and (3) a letter of nomination (from, e.g., the dissertation chair, the department chair).

Please check back for updates about nomination deadlines. 

Past Recipients 

2017 – Elizabeth Mann, University of Michigan – “Presidential Policymaking at the State Level: Revision Through Waivers”

2016 – Rachel Potter,  University of Michigan –  “Writing the Rules of the Game: The Strategic Logic of Agency Rulemaking”

2015 –  Ian Ostrander, Washington University in St. Louis – “Winning the Waiting Game: Senatorial Delay in Executive Nominations”

2013 – John Hudak, Vanderbilt University – “The Politics of Federal Grants: Presidential Influence Over the Distribution of Federal Funds”

2012 – William G. Resh, American University – “Rethinking the Administrative Presidency: Trust, Intellectual Capital, and Appointee-Careerist Relations:

2011 – Amnon Cavari, University of Wisconsin, Madison – “The Party Politics of Presidential Rhetoric

2009 – José Villalobos, Texas A&M University – “Presidential Bureaucratic Management and Policy Making Success in Congress”