Beth Rabinowitz’s dissertation, titled¬†Reversal of Fortune: Regime Strategies and Political (In)Stability in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana, 1950-2000, has been nominated for the American Political Science Association’s Gabriel A. Almond Award. The prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of comparative politics and was created in recognition of Gabriel Almond’s contributions to the discipline, profession and association.¬†