Robert Jansen's recent article "Populist Mobilizations: A New Theoretical Approach to Populism" (Sociological Theory, 2011) has been recognized with the 2012 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award.  This award is conferred by the Political Sociology section of the American Sociological Association.

Jansen is currently finishing a postdoctoral fellowship with the Michigan Society of Fellows, and will join the department formally as an assistant professor in September.

Congratulations Rob!