Assistant Professor Christina Kinane receives the 2021 E.E. Schattschneider Award

Assistant Professor Christina Kinane
September 28, 2021

Christina M. Kinane has received the 2021 E.  E. Schattschneider Award, presented annually by the American Political Science Association.  

The award is presented for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of American government.   Her dissertation focuses on why Presidents seek Senate confirmation for some positions while leaving others empty or with temporary appointments.

Christina M. Kinane is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and a Resident Fellow in the Institution of Social and Policy Studies at Yale University. Her research focuses on the executive branch, Congress, and their control of the policymaking process, and has been published in the American Political Science Review.