Claudia Leeb, assistant professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, received the 2018 Austrian Scientists in North America Junior Faculty Award for Research Excellence from the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Research for her book Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject (2017, Oxford University Press).
Michael Salamone, assistant professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, authored Perceptions of a Polarized court: How Division among Justices Shapes the Supreme Court (Temple University Press).
Claudia Leeb, assistant professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, authored The Politics of Repressed Guilt: The Tragedy of Austrian Silence (Edinburgh University Press).
Martha Cottam, professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, won the WSU Graduate School’s 2018 Graduate School Mentor Academy Award for Excellence.
Amy Mazur, professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, presented “GEPP En Action: L’ Approche, Le Réseau et Les Résultat Préliminaires” as the keynote lecture at Genre, égalité de droit et inégalités de fait, discrimination indirecte et transversale, les dispositifs, at the University of Nantes, France. Mazur also presented the workshop “The GEPP Network: An Overview on Money and Political Recruitment” at the University of Bergen. Norway.
Travis Ridout, professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, won the Jack L. Walker, Jr. Outstanding Article Award in the Organized Section on Political Organizations and Parties for his coauthored article “Loose Cannons or Loyal Foot Soldiers: Toward a More Complex Theory of Interest Group Advertising Strategies” in American Journal of Political Science .
Patricia “Trish” Glazebrook, professor and director, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, presented “The Hunger Games: A Case-Study of Climate Impacts and Women Farmers’ Adaptations in Ghana” at the Inland Northwest Philosophy Conference, co-sponsored by WSU and the University of Idaho and organized by Michael Goldsby, assistant professor, and Joe Campbell , professor. Glazebrook also was a panelist at the Heidegger and Technology Forum, London School of Economics, and presented at two other conferences: “Letting beings be: Gestell, Gelassenheit and gender” at the Heidegger on Technology Conference, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK; and “Eye in the Sky: A Case Study of Drone Law Adequacy” at the Ethics of Counter-Terrorism conference of the Euro International Society for Military Ethics in Europe at Akerhaus Fortress in Oslo. She also presented two invited addresses: “Climate Impacts and women Farmers’ Adaptation in Ghana” at the University of Bergen, Norway; and “Nihilism, Science, and Global Conquest” at the Summer Institute for Continental Philosophy at Douglas College in New Westminster, BC, Canada.
Amy Mazur, professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, co-edited the forthcoming Oxford University Handbook on French Politics and coauthored three of its 30 chapters. She also authored “Does Feminist Policy Matter in Post Industrial Democracies?: A Proposed Analytical Roadmap” forthcoming in Journal of Women, Politics and Policy; coauthored with Season Hoard, clinical assistant professor, and another colleague, “Comparative Strength of Women’s Movements Over-time: Conceptual, Empirical and Theoretical Innovations” in Politics, Groups and Identities; and coauthored “Gender and Causal Concepts: Implications for Comparative Theory-Building” in Politics and Gender.