Awards, Fellowships and Honors

Awards, Fellowships, Honors:

  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1955
  • David A. Wells Prize ($500) for Senior Essay, 1956
  • Social Science Research Council Grant, 1962
  • National Science Foundation Grants, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1977, 1979, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1995, 1998
  • Junior Faculty Fellowship, Yale University, 1965-66
  • ARPA, Behavioral Sciences, Contract, 1967
  • Fulbright-Hays Awards (Belgium, 1969-70; Israel, 1989)
  • Guggenheim Fellowships, 1969-70; 1977 (declined)
  • What Price Vigilance? The Burdens of National Defense, won the 1971 Gladys Kammerer Award from American Political Science Association for best book on U.S. public policy.
  • Naval War College, Advanced Research Office Contract, 1973-74
  • German Marshall Fund, Common Problems Fellowship, 1977
  • U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Solar and Conservation Contract, 1979
  • United Nations, Centre for Disarmament Contract, 1979
  • General Service Foundation Grant, 1982
  • World Society Foundation (Switzerland) Grants, 1984, 1990, 1997
  • United States Institute of Peace Grants, 1987, 1990
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York Grants, 1988, 1994, 1996, 1997
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Grants 1988 (2), 1991
  • International Research and Exchanges Board Grant for Cooperative Research, 1992
  • Nobel Institute Senior Fellowship, Oslo, 1993 (declined)
  • Ford Foundation Grants, 1993, 1994, 1997
  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund Grants for conferences, 1994, 1996, 2001
  • Center for Global Partnership Grant, 1994
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1995; member Committee on International Security Studies
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Foreign Policy Analysis Section, International Studies Association, 1996
  • Korea Foundation Grant, 1997
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Conflict Processes Section, American Political Science Association, 1997
  • Open Society Institute Grant, 2000 (with Ilona Kickbusch)
  • World Bank Grants, 2001, 2002 (Nicholas Sambanis as project director)
  • Lifting up the World with a Oneness Heart Award, Sri Chinmoy, 2003
  • Research Award, Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, 2006
  • Invited as “special guest” for 25th Anniversary Celebration of the World Society Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland, 2007
  • Peace Science Society (International), Founders’ Medal awarded quadrennially for “significant and distinguished life-long scientific contributions to peace science,” 2009
  • Triangulating Peace: Democracy, Interdependence, and International Organizations (with John Oneal) was co-winner of the 2010 International Studies Association prize for best book of the decade 2000-09.
  • Contract, National Security Innovations, 2011
  • Consultant, One Earth Foundation, 2012.
  • Biography in Who’s Who in America; Who’s Who in American Education
  • Biography in Mark Blaug and Howard Vane, eds., Who’s Who in Economics, 4th ed. (2003, pp. 725-27)
  • Biography in Glenn Utter and Charles Lockhart, eds., American Political Scientists: A Dictionary (1993, 2nd ed. 2002)
  • Biography in 2000 Outstanding Academics of the 21st Century (2004)
  • Essential Science Indicators most cited armed conflict researcher 1996-2006.
    Interview at http://esi-topics.com/armed-conflict/interviews/BruceRussett.html
  • Ranked #11 in citations (#2 in international relations) among all political scientists 1960-2005 by Political Science and Politics 15,1 (January 2007), pp. 133-45.