Awards & Prizes

Our graduate students regularly receive awards and prizes for their outstanding research.

  • Leah Costik, College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
  • Ezgi Özçelik, College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
  • Caitlyn Barrett, Claggett Graduate Research Fellowship; DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences) Fellowship
  • Leah Costik, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Yoonsoo Kim, College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF)
  • Emily Kurtz, Claggett Graduate Research Fellowship; Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship 
  • Liu Pen, College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF)
  • Nick Campos, DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences) Fellowship
  • Yoonsoo Kim, Claggett Graduate Reserach Fellowship; Duvall Fellowship in International Relations
  • Emily Kurtz, Ornstein Fellowship in American Politics
  • Ibrahim Oker, Dissertation Development Grant
  • Liu Peng, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Katelyn Shepardson,College of Liberal Arts Graduate Fellowship; Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Yoonsoo Kim, Claggett Graduate Research Fellowship; Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Emily Kurtz, Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Ibrahim Oker, Claggett Fellowship; College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF)
  • Ezgi Özçelik, Claggett Fellowship
  • Nicauris Heredia Rosario, Beverly and Richard Fink Summer Research Fellowship
  • Patrick Snyder, College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF)
  • Paula Armendariz, College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF)
  • Rachael Houston, CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Garret Johnson, College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF)
  • Emily Kurtz, CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Adam Lê, CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Research Fellowship; one of three graduate students across the entire University to receive a 2021 Graduate and Professional Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) Award
  • Siyu Li, University Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
  • Hannah McVeigh, University Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
  • Ibrahim Oker, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship; Interdisciplinary Dissertation Fellowship
  • Valentina Salas, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship; Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship; Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Ashley Sorensen, RIGS-Gender-Policy-Report-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship; 2021 Ornstein Fellowship in American Politics
  • Yakasah Wehyee, CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Research Fellowship
  • Tracey Blasenheim, The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Award
  • Jose Kaire, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Hannah Kim, Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP)
  • Yoonsoo Kim, College of Liberal Arts Graduate Fellowship (CLAGF)
  • Maria Mendez, 2019 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship; Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Ibrahim Oker, Larson Fellowship
  • Ezgi Özçelik, Claggett Fellowship
  • Valentina Salas, Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship
  • Jennifer Spindel, American Political Science Association Kenneth Waltz Dissertation Prize
  • Thomas Vargas, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Tracey Blasenheim, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Elena Gambino, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Seo Nyeong (Holly) Jo, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Jose Kaire, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Elif Kalaycioglu, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Siyu Li, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Maria Mendez, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Emily Mitamura, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Florencia Montal, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Maddy Salucka, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Pongsakorn Suwanpong, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Kristin Lunz Trujillo, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Tracey Blasenheim, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Lucas Franco, Torske Klubben Fellowship
  • Nicarius Heredia, DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences)
  • Xuan Hung Le, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Bridget Marchesi, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
  • Hannah McVeigh, Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Saida Mikailova, Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Matthew Motta, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
  • Ibrahim Oker, Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRRP) Fellowship
  • Aaron Rosenthal, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
  • Brianna Smith, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Patrick Snyder, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Jennifer Spindel, Predoctoral Research Fellowship at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies
  • Farrah Tek, Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship
  • Penny Thomas, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Malina Toza, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Emily Baer, National Fellow (in residence), Miller Center of Public Affairs
  • Matt Eichinger, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Lucas Franco, Torske Klubben Fellowship
  • Samarjit Ghosh, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Shai Gortler, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Ore Koren, Jennings Randolph Peach Scholar, United States Institute of Peace
  • Bridget Marchesi, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship; National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
  • Maria Mendez, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship; Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Oanh Nguyen, Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship
  • Robert Ralston, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Patrick Snyder, Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship
  • Jennifer Spindel, Doctorial Dissertation Fellowship
  • Marissa Theys, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Charmaine Chua, Robert T. Holt Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Holly Dunn, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Christina Farhart, COGS/MSA Graduate Student Teaching Award
  • Elif Kalaycioglu, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Ore Koren, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Matthew Luttig, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Bridget Marchesi, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Ahmad Qais Munhazim, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Thomas Pryor, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Brianna Smith, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Jennifer Spindel, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Farrah Tek, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Aaron Beitman, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship; Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Tracey Blasenheim, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
  • Philip Chen, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Charmaine Chua, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship; Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Ashley English, Robert T. Holt Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Daniel Habchi, Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Jennifer Halen, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Katrina Heimark, Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Chase Hobbs-Morgan, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Matthew Luttig, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship; Graduate Research Partnership Program; National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
  • Matthew Motta, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Zein Murib, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Oanh Nguyen, DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences); Inderdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Christopher Stone, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
  • Magic Wade, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship