2016 Award Winners

Laverne Burchfield Award

Presented to the author of the best PAR book review (Jill Tao, Chair; Morgen Johansen; Claudia Avellaneda).

Winner:  Alex Ingrams, review of  Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness by Nathaniel Tkacz, “Varieties of Open Governance: How Openness Projects Organize and Make Decisions,” November/December 2016, pp. 982-985.

 

William E. Mosher and Frederick C. Mosher Award

Presented to the authors of the best PAR article by an academic (Melena Neshkova, Chair;  Trevor Brown; Norma Riccucci; Steven Van de Walle).

Winner:  Joannie Tremblay-Boire, Aseem Prakash, and Mary Kay Gugerty, “Regulation by Reputation: Monitoring and Sanctioning in Nonprofit Accountability,” September/October 2016, pp. 712-722.

 

Louis Brownlow Award

Presented to the authors of the best PAR article by a practitioner (Gary VanLandingham, Chair; John Kamensky; Kirk Jonas).

Winner: Fiona Buick, Deborah Blackman, Janine O’Flynn, Michael O’Donnell, and Damian West, “Effective Practitioner-Scholar Relationships: Lessons from a Coproduction Partnership,” January/February 2016, pp. 35-47.

 

Chester A. Newland Award

Presented to the author of the best PAR commentary (Tad McGalliard, Chair; Michael Fitzgerald; Clifford Kirsch).

Winner: Joyce Wilson, “Citizen Attributions of Blame in Third-Party Governance:  A Practitioner’s Perspective,” January/February 2016, pp. 109-110.