Category Archives: Innovation

Zachariah Levitan wins the 2018 Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science

Zachariah A. Levitan of Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY has been awarded the 2018 Lamb Prize, becoming the fourth undergraduate to win this coveted award.  The prize, worth $1,000, plus travel expenses and a … Continue reading

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HONORABLE MENTION: Outstanding Submissions Recognized in 2018

For the first time the 2018 Lamb Prize Selection Committee has recognized two undergraduate papers as deserving of Honorable Mention for the Lamb Prize. Listed as receiving Honorable Mention are: Joshua Lindell, Colorado State University for his submission entitled “Carbon … Continue reading

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Claire McMorris on the Lamb Prize

Claire McMorris is the Recipient of the 2017 Lamb Prize. In this video she describes her experience as an applicant and winner. “Claire McMorris on the Lamb Prize” provides a quick guide to preparing an application. The Lamb Prize recognizes the … Continue reading

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Recipient of the 2016 Prize–Quinn Massaroni–Talks about Innovation

Click Here to view the video by Quinn Massaroni. Ms Massaroni was the 2016 Recipient of the Bert & Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science. In her video she talks about how she crafted her paper in preparation for submitting … Continue reading

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David Belcher, 2015 Recipient, Talks about the Lamb Prize

In this video David Belcher talks about the Lamb Prize, including how he decided to apply, how he selected the paper to include in his application, and his experience since receiving the Prize. VIEW THE VIDEO

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A Word about Innovation

Bert and Phyllis Lamb’s interest in innovation might be best described as a concern for efficiency. Phyllis designed homes for individual clients and for sale. Bert built them. She and Bert were looking for ideas, improvements, short cuts, systems of order, … Continue reading

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