On November 17-18, the Anxiety of Democracy program's 2016 Negotiating Agreement in Congress Research Grants Selection Committee convened at the Council’s headquarters in Brooklyn to nominate finalists for this first year of a two-year pilot program, generously funded by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative.
Building on the recommendations of the American Political Science Association’s 2013 Task Force on Negotiating Agreement in Politics, Negotiating Agreement in Congress Research Grants are designed to inspire a diverse cohort of researchers to explore various dimensions of political negotiation through interdisciplinary scholarship. Each grant recipient is awarded up to $10,000 of funding for up to one year of research and writing.
The 2016 Selection Committee comprised the following members:
Jane Mansbridge, Chair
Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School
Professor of Political Science, George Washington University
Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, Brookings Institution
Professor of Government and Politics, University of Maryland
Kerry L. Haynie
Associate Professor of Political Science and African & African American Studies, Duke University
Director, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social Sciences (REGSS)
Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Chair, Department of Politics, Princeton University
Professor of Political Science, University of Washington
Awardees will be announced on December 12, 2016.