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Departmental News

2013-2014

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Graduate students win grants, fellowships and awards
Steffen Blings was awarded a research travel grant from the Graduate School.
Christopher Cairns was awarded a Lee Teng-hui Fellowship for one semester by the East Asia Program.
Amanda Cheney was awarded a Lee Teng-hui Fellowship for one semester by the East Asia Program, and a research travel grant from the Graduate School.
Kevin Duong was awarded a John E. Sawyer Seminar Graduate Fellowship for the next year’s project on “Political Will.” He was also awarded the Peter Uwe Hohendahl Graduate Essay Prize in Critical Theory for his essay “Georges Sorel and the Reactionary Politics of Intuition in Fin de Siecle France.”
Manfred Elfstrom was awarded a Lee Teng-hui Fellowship for one semester by the East Asia Program.
Mariana Giusti-Rodriguez was awarded a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for her project “From Cleavages to Parties: Social Networks and Political Representation in the Andes.”
Lauren Honig was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship for her project on “Land, Customary Authority, and State-Building in Africa.”
Isaac Kardon won a Fulbright-Hays award for December 2013-August 2014, supporting his research in Haikou, PRC.
Natalie Letsa was awarded a research travel grant from the Graduate School.
Aleksandar Matovski was awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for his dissertation “Popular Dictators: The Attitudinal Roots of Electoral Authoritarianism.”
Elizabeth Plantan was awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for Russian language training.
Casey Radostitz was awarded research funds from the American Studies Program.
Catherine Reyes-Housholder was awarded a research travel grant from the Graduate School.
Mariano Sanchez Talanquer was awarded the SSRC’s Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship. The title of his project is “State formation, political order, and the origins of local authority in Mexico and Colombia.”
Diane Wong received a 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support her work on urban race politics. Her current research explores how the process of gentrification impacts the lives of immigrants and people of color living in New York City. She was also awarded research funds from the American Studies Program, the Latino Studies Program, and the Society for the Humanities Mellon Graduate Fellowship in Urbanism.
April 10th, 2014
Carlson reflects on Kunming terrorist attack
April 4th, 2014
Flores-Macias wins 2014 Luciano Tomassini Book Award
April 3rd, 2014
Kramnick: Cornell’s America and America’s Cornell
March 30th, 2014
Lowi’s ’72 PAR article one of 75 most influential
March 25th, 2014
Mettler interviewed by Al Jazeera
March 21st, 2014
Kuo on why Asian Americans are Democrats
March 18th, 2014
Pepinsky on Indonesia’s upcoming elections
March 17th, 2014
Levine’s research highlighted in the Chronicle
March 13th, 2014
Maass on Prospect Theory and Ukraine
March 12th, 2014
Kreps on the sensationalizing of drone proliferation
March 10th, 2014
Review of Mettler’s Degrees of Inequality
March 7th, 2014
Bunce quoted in The Washington Times
March 6th, 2014
Maass on Russia’s military strategy in Ukraine
March 5th, 2014
Mettler’s Op-Ed in The New York Times
March 1st, 2014
Katzenstein on educating prisoners
February 23rd, 2014
Kreps on the next drone wars
February 19th, 2014
Mettler and Pepinsky on the relevancy of political scientists
February 18th, 2014
Mertha’s new book highlighted in Phnom Penh Post
February 14th, 2014
Michener on how ‘broken windows’ impact political activism
February 11th, 2014
Grad student Chris Cairns quoted in The Guardian
January 31st, 2014
Flores-Macias participates in panel discussion on Mexico
January 28th, 2014
Sanders on Poliopitics: State of the Union
January 24th, 2014
Anderson (emeritus) on the 1965 Massacre in Indonesia
January 24th, 2014
Enns quoted article about the science of elections
January 22nd, 2014
Flores-Macias, Kreps study cited in The Diplomat
January 15th, 2014
Jones-Correa on the “illegality trap”
January 15th, 2014
Anderson quoted in article about data analytics in soccer
January 10th, 2014
Herring’s research cited in commentary on GM crops
January 7th, 2014
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