Each year, the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences honors their doctoral students through the CDSS Doctoral Student Awards. The awards draw attention to outstanding doctoral student achievements in areas such as research, academic performance, publications, and teaching engagements.
The GESS Young Scholar Award in the Social Sciences
To honor exceptional ideas and achievements in doctoral research and to support professional activities that advance the professionalization and networking of young scientists.
The 2018 winners are Oke Bahnsen and Ulrich Müller.
The Teaching Award
To recognize the contributions of CDSS doctoral students to teaching and learning at the School of Social Sciences and acknowledge the substantial contributions doctoral students make towards it.
The 2018 winner is Brittney L. Bolin
The Publication of the Year Award
To recognize an outstanding publication published/accepted for publication in a peer reviewed journal in any given academic year.
The 2018 winners are Marcel Neunhoeffer & Sebastian Sternberg for 'How Cross-Validation Can Go Wrong and What to Do About it' published in Political Analysis.