NEWS | AWARDS
MIT Political Science Student Awards
Joseph Torigian- Awarded an Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO) Program fellowship, applied to research in Russia using the Soviet archives.
Erica Dobbs- Mellon/ACLS writing grant
Dean Knox- National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Laura Chirot- National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Amanda Rothschild- National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program Honorable Mention
Jeremy Ferwerda- awarded SSRC IDRF, Krupp Fellowship
Joshua Shifrinson- Predoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs (GWU), Truman Library research grant, a Tobin Project Nat'l Security Fellowship, and an O'donnell research grant from the Scowcroft Institute.
Sameer Lalwani- Smith Richardson Fellowship
Keren Fraiman- awarded USIP Peace Scholar Award and a Schusterman Israel Scholar Award
Greg Distelhorst- awarded 2011 National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant - Political Science Program
Timea Pal- Graduate Dissertation Research Fellowships from the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University.
David Weinberg- George C. Marshall Foundation / Baruch Fund for excellence in US diplomacy or military history
Keren Fraiman- Schusterman Israel Scholars Award and a United Stated Institute of Peace Fellowship
Miranda Priebe- Smith Richardson award
Tobias Harris- awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for field research
Josh Shifrinson- 2011-2012 awarded a research fellowship with the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs & a Woodrow Wilson Center Title VIII Research Grant; Tobin Project National Security Fellowship
Nathan Black- 2011-2012 awarded a research fellowship with the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Smith Richardson Foundation World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship; Tobin Project National Security Fellowship
Peter Krause- 2011-2012 awarded a Post-doctoral fellowship at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University to be a Junior Research Fellow
Peter Swartz- awarded research funding from Indiana University Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business: Initiative on China and Global Governance for the proposal: "Making Markets both at Home and Abroad: The Evolution of China's Futures Exchange for Copper".
Samantha Kacos- State Department Critical Language Scholarship this summer for study of Persian/Farsi in Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Joseph Adams- State Department Critical Language Scholarship for Arabic, and am a finalist for the Fulbright (Syria).