Aug. 16, 2011
Katzenstein and graduate student win best article award
Mary Fainsod Katzenstein, professor of government; Leila Mohsen Ibrahim, a graduate student in government; and Katherine D. Rubin '01 will receive the American Political Science Association's Heinz I. Eulau Award for the best journal article published in the association's Perspectives on Politics during the previous calendar year for their article, "The Dark Side of American Liberalism and Felony Disenfranchisement." The award will be presented Sept. 1 in Seattle.
Katzenstein is the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies in the Department of Government and is on the faculty of the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. She has written on feminist activism cross-nationally focusing particularly on the United States, Europe and India. Her current project addresses issues of movement activism, incarceration and citizenship in the United States. Her teaching interests bridge comparative and American politics and focus on politics in India, gender issues and incarceration and race.