Awards & Prizes

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

  • Nicauris Heredia Rosario has been awarded a Beverly and Richard Fink Summer Research Fellowship.
  • Ibrahim Oker has been awarded a 2021-22 College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF). Ibrahim has also been awarded a Summer 2021 Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship.
  • Patrick Snyder has been awarded a 2021-22 College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF).
  • Paula Armendariz has been awarded the College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF).
  • Rachael Houston has been awarded a CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship.
  • Garret Johnson has been awarded the College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (CLADDF).
  • Emily Kurtz has been awarded a CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship.
  • Adam Lê has been awarded a CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Research Fellowship. Adam was also 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 has been awarded a University Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF).
  • Hannah McVeigh has been awarded a University Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF).
  • Ashley Sorensen has been awarded the RIGS-Gender-Policy-Report-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship. Ashley has also been awarded the 2021 Ornstein Fellowship in American Politics.
  • Yakasah Wehyee has been awarded a CLA-sponsored Summer 2021 Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Research Fellowship.
  • Tracey Blasenheim, The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Award
  • Jose Kaire, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Maria Mendez, 2019 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship; Doctoral Dissertation 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
  • Kristin Lunz Trujillo, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Maria Mendez, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Florencia Montal, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Ibrahim Oker, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Maddy Salucka, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Pongsakorn Suwanpong, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Emily Mitamura, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Bridget Marchesi, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Matthew Motta, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Aaron Rosenthal, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Nicarius Heredia, DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences)
  • Brianna Smith, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Xuan Hung Le, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Patrick Snyder, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Jennifer Spindel, Predoctoral Research Fellowship at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies
  • Lucas Franco, Torske Klubben Fellowship
  • Hannah McVeigh, Granduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Saida Mikailova, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Farrah Tek, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Penny Thomas, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Malina Toza, Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship
  • Tracey Blasenheim, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Bridget Marchesi, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship; National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
  • 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
  • Ore Koren, Jennings Randolph Peach Scholar, United States Institute of Peace
  • Maria Mendez, Graduate Research Partnership Program 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
  • Shai Gortler, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Maria Mendez, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Charmaine Chua, Robert T. Holt Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Matthew Luttig, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Ore Koren, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • 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)
  • Christina Farhart, COGS/MSA Graduate Student Teaching Award
  • Farrah Tek, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Holly Dunn, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Elif Kalaycioglu, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Philip Chen, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Ashley English, Robert T. Holt Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Chase Hobbs-Morgan, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Zein Murib, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Magic Wade, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Oanh Nguyen, DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences)
  • Matthew Luttig, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Oanh Nguyen, Inderdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Aaron Beitman, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Charmaine Chua, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Aaron Beitman, Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Charmaine Chua, Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Daniel Habchi, Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Katrina Heimark, Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Matthew Luttig, Graduate Research Partnership Program
  • Jennifer Halen, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Matthew Motta, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Matthew Luttig, National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
  • Tracey Blasenheim, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
  • Christopher Stone, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
  • Avram Munoz, DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences)
  • Farrah Tek, DOVE (Diversity of Views and Experiences)
  • Shai Gortler, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Molla Reda, Andrew Dickinson Memorial Fellowship
  • Christina Farhart, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Caleb Goltz, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Charles Gregory, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Matthew Jacobs, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • David Temin, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Ismail Yaylaci, Graduate Research Partnership Program (CLA)
  • Adam Dahl, Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • Lucas Franco, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
  • Giovanni Mantilla Casas, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Elizabeth Sharrow, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Geoffrey Sheagley, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Laura Thaut, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Ismael Yaylaci, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Philip Chen, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Garnet Kindervater, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship
  • Ahmad Qais Munhazim, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Ismail Yaylaci, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Henry Thomson, DAAD Research Grant
  • Aaron Beitman, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships