Ozan Cetin and Ian Reynolds: the Samuel L. Sharp Memorial Prize for creative work in international relations at the graduate level for their paper titled “Cyber Power and Demand for International Cyber Cooperation.”
Christina Harris: the William C. Olson Award for outstanding teaching by a PHD student, for her role as a Head TA for the World Politics class.
Frieder Denglerthe Excellence in Research Assistantship award for his RA work with Prof. Jim Mittelman.
Noah Rosen is a PhD graduate with distinction (Summer 2022) from American University’s School of International Service. His dissertation explores Afro-Colombian collective organizing in the Colombian Pacific, seeking to understand how community self-protection and advocacy mechanisms shape local trajectories of the 2016 Colombian peace accord. He has also published peer-reviewed articles in the journals Latin American Research Review and Colombia Internacional on topics including the Colombian Law 70, the Ethnic Chapter of the Peace Accord, and the PDET peace programs. His research received support from the U.S. Institute of Peace and the American Philosophical Society. He is currently working with AU's Accountability Research Center (ARC) and is on the job market.
Matt focuses on international security, interstate rivalry, and foreign policy decisionmaking. His research appears with Foreign Policy Analysis, International Politics, Global Studies Quarterly, H-Diplo, and the Atlantic Council. As an instructor, he has taught Research Methods and World Politics. He is passionate about policymaking and is experienced in carrying out analysis for the federal government and private sector firms focused on foreign affairs and national security.
Veronica Limeberry: Ford Dissertation Fellowship from the foundation’ Fellowship Office of Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, for her work, “Fast Violence, Slow Resistance: Territoriality, Land Rights, and Collective Identity for Agrobiodiversity Governance in the Americas.”
Kimberly Tower: Fulbright Award for research, “Campaigning for Kebabs: Measuring the Effect of Imagery and Symbols in the International System.”
Veronica and Jaclyn are the authors of a 2020 article, “Co-opting the rural: Regionalization as narrative in international populist authoritarian movement organizing in the United States and France,” in the Journal of Rural Studies.
Hatem is the author on a book chapter in the forthcoming (2021) Routledge Handbook on Contemporary Egypt. Hatem’s chapter (with Nadine Sika and Ibrahim Elnur, is titled “Activism and Contentious Politics in Egypt: The Case of the Student Movement.”