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The Anxieties of Democracy program is excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Negotiating Agreement in Congress Research Grants initiative.  The 2017 Selection Committee elected to make awards to the following scholars:

Ruth Bloch Rubin
Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Chicago
How Factional Discord Shapes Patterns of Party Leadership and Policymaking in Congress

Logan Dancey
Assistant Professor, Government, Wesleyan University
Caught in the Middle: Congressional Moderates in a Polarized Era

Jonathan Lewallen
Assistant Professor, Government, University of Tampa
Turnover, Agreement, and Dissent in Congressional Committees

Mamie Locke
Professor, Political Science, Hampton University
Strategies of The Congressional Black Caucus in Negotiating Agreements in Congress:2000 –Present

Lynda Powell
Professor, Political Science, University of Rochester
Negotiating Bipartisan Agreements: A Comparative Study of Congress and the Fifty US State Legislatures

Jason Roberts
Professor, Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Party Effectiveness in Congress

Tracy Sulkin
Professor, Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
On Good Behavior: Self-Policing of Norms in the U.S. House of Representatives

Danielle Thomsen
Assistant Professor, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
Do Primary Voters Want Partisan Polarization?

Sophia Wallace
Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Washington
Immigration Reform Breakdown: Examining the Causes of Failure in Congress and Possibilities for Agreement

Michelle Whyman
Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Political Institutions and Public Choice Program, Duke University
The Provision Timeline Database: Connecting Compromise in Congress with Legislative Durability