Competition: US & Canada
Tali Mendelberg is the John Work Garrett Professor of Politics at Princeton University, where she co-directs the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at the School of Public and International Affairs and directs the Program on Inequality at the Mamdouha Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Her first book, The Race Card: Campaign Strategy, Implicit Messages, and the Norm of Equality, won the American Political Science Association’s best book award. Her second book project, The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation and Institutions, coauthored with Chris Karpowitz, won prizes for its associated articles. Both books were published by Princeton University Press. She was awarded the Erikson Early Career Award for Excellence and Creativity from the International Society for Political Psychology. In 2018 she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her work has been supported by a Guggenheim fellowship, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, the National Science Foundation, the University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University’s Center for Human Values, Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, and Mamdouha Bobst Center. She holds a PhD from the University of Michigan.