Leah Anne Carroll (1994–95), director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, University of California, Berkeley, received the Michael Jiménez Prize from the Colombia Section of the Latin American Studies Association for Violent Democratization: Social Movements, Elites, and Politics in Colombia's Rural War Zones, 1984–2008, which appeared in the Kellogg Institute series with the University of Notre Dame Press (2011). The prize honors innovative theoretical, methodological, or conceptual approaches that also advance analysis of social themes relevant to a greater understanding of Colombian reality.