SARAH A. BINDER
C.V. (September 2007)
Department of Political Science
The Brookings Institution
George Washington University
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
1922 F. St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Washington, D.C. 20052
Ph.D. 1995, political science, University of Minnesota.
B.A. 1986, cum laude in history, Yale University.
Professor of political science, George Washington University 2005-present
Senior fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution, 2002-present
Associate professor of political science (with tenure), George Washington University, 2001-2005
Assistant professor of political science, George Washington University, 1999-2001
Fellow, Governmental Studies, The Brookings Institution, 1997-2002
Research associate, Governmental Studies, The Brookings Institution, 1995-97
Jewell-Loewenberg Award for best article published in Legislative Studies Quarterly, 2004 (2005 APSA)
Richard F. Fenno Jr. Prize for best book published on legislative politics, 2003 (2004 APSA)
University of Minnesota Department of Political Science Distinguished Alumna (2003)
CQ Prize for best paper on legislative politics at 1998 annual meeting of APSA (1999 APSA).
E.E. Schattschneider Award (co-winner 1996) (best dissertation in field of American government).
Carnegie Corporation, 2003-2005 ($100,000): “Politics of Judicial Selection”
O’Melveny and Myers, 2005 ($10,000): “Politics of Judicial Selection”
National Science Foundation, 1998-99 ($48,320): "Confirmation Politics”
The Dillon Fund, 1997-99 ($200,000): "Circumventing Gridlock."
Robert W. Hartley Fellowship in Governmental Studies, Brookings Institution, 1994-95
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1993-94
William W. Stout F