Awards and Promotions

Paul Staniland has won the 2014 Lepgold Prize for his book, Networks of Rebellion. Earlier in 2015 the book was also awarded the 2015 Peter Katzenstein Book Prize.

William Graham, 2009-2010 SSP military fellow, was promoted to brigadier general in the US Army on August 3, 2015. more information

Kelly Greenhill was awarded the International Studies Association (ISA) Best Book Award for 2011 for her book Weapons of Mass Migration: Forced Displacement, Coercion, and Foreign Policy. The award was conferred at the 2012 ISA Annual Convention in San Diego in April.

Paul Walker has been awarded a 2013 Right Livelihood Award “...for working tirelessly to rid the world of chemical weapons.” more information. See also MIT Political Science Department news article

Paul Staniland won the 2011Kenneth N. Waltz Award from the American Political Science Association, for best dissertation in Security Studies submitted and defended in 2010.

Joshua Rovner's book, Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence has received the 2011 Edgar S. Furniss Book Award. 

Joshua Rovner is now Director of Studies & Tower Chair in National Security at at Southern Methodist University.

Paul Walker was awarded the Sidel-Levy Award for Peace from the American Public Health Association (APHA) at its 140th annual convention in San Francisco, CA, on October 30, 2012.

Sharon K. Weiner's book, Our Own Worst Enemy? Institutional Interests and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Expertise (MIT Press, 2011) won the National Academy of Public Administration’s 2012 Louis Brownlow Book Award.

Joshua Rovner's book, Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence (Cornell University Press, 2011) has won this year's International Security Studies Best Book award.

Jennifer Lind has been awarded tenure at Dartmouth University, where she is now Associate Professor of Government.

Greg Koblentz has been awarded tenure at George Mason University, where he is Associate Professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Yinan He has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. She was also selected as a Public Intellectual Program fellow, National Committee on United States-China Relations, 2011-2013.

Jane Kellett Cramer has been awarded tenure in the political science department at the University of Oregon.

Kelly M. Greenhill has been awarded tenure at Tufts University, where she is now Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations.

Jeremy Pressman has been appointed the first Alan R. Bennett Honors Professor at the University of Connecticut.

Sharon Weiner has been awarded tenure at American University, where she is Associate Professor at the School of International Service.

Jennifer Lind was selected as one of five Fellows on "Peace, Governance and Development in East Asia," a fellowship awarded by the East Asia Institute in Seoul, for 2009-10.

Timothy Wolters was awarded the Eller Prize for best article on naval history for "Electric Torpedoes in the Confederacy: Reconciling Conflicting Histories," in the Journal of Military History 72 (July 2008).

Dan Breznitz' book, Innovation and the State: Political Choice and Strategies for Growth in Israel, Taiwan and Ireland (Yale University Press, 2007) was awarded the 2008 Don K. Price best book on science and technology award at the 2008 APSA meeting in Boston, MA.

Alan Kuperman has been awarded tenure at the University of Texas, Austin's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, effective September 2008.