Awards Recognize Lynda Powell

October 1, 2022

Headshot of Lynda Powell.

Democracy Center Faculty Affiliate Lynda Powell's has been recognized by multiple awards during the past year.

Her paper "Measuring Representation: Estimating Common Space Measures of Constituency, Voter and Legislator Ideology for congress and State Legislative Districts," won the 2022 Patrick J. Fett Award for the best paper on the scientific study of Congress and the presidency from the Midwest Political Science Association.

Dr. Powell also won the American Political Science Association's Career Achievement Award for significant lifetime contributions to the study of politics and public policies in the American States.

Finally, Dr. Powell is the 2022 recipient of the American Political Science Association Legislative Studies Section Barbara Sinclair Legacy Award, which recognizes a scholar who has contributed a lifetime of significant scholarship to the study of legislative politics.