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Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference

December 9, 2022

The students received a Distinguished Delegates award while representing the Russian Federation.

Murphy Receives James A. Rawley Prize for her Book, ‘The Creole Archipelago’

November 21, 2022

The American Historical Association has awarded Tessa Murphy, associate professor of history, the James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History. The award was created in 1998 and is offered annually to recognize outstanding historical writing that explores aspects of integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century. 

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Maxwell Students Selected as Inaugural Voyager Scholars

October 24, 2022

The scholarship, funded by the Obama Foundation, provides $25,000 a year for two years toward education expenses, $10,000 for research/service travel between junior and senior year (Summer Voyage), $20,000 in travel funding for the next 10 years, and leadership training.

Celebrating Policy Studies and its Chief ‘Do Gooder’

October 19, 2022

Colleagues and alumni came together recently to mark the 45th anniversary of the undergraduate program and its founder, Professor Bill Coplin.

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Himmelreich Honored with Birkhead-Birkhead Excellence Award

September 27, 2022

Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, received the award for outstanding teaching in the Public Administration and International Affairs (PAIA) Department.

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Abdelaaty Receives APSA Migration and Citizenship Section’s Best Book Award

September 22, 2022

"Discrimination and Delegation: Explaining State Responses to Refugees," written by Associate Professor of Political Science Lamis Abdelaaty, received the Best Book Award by APSA's Migration and Citizenship section.

McDowell Selected as a 2022-23 Wilson China Fellow by the Wilson Center

August 12, 2022

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, was selected to be a member of the 2022-23 Wilson China Fellowship class, a China-focused non-residential fellowship supporting the next generation of American scholarship on China.

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Early Experiences Inspired 2022 Robertson Fellows

August 1, 2022

Andrew Gasparini and Melissa Alvisi have just joined the ranks of incoming graduate students at the Maxwell School, pursing dual master’s degrees in public administration and international relations. 

Himmelreich Receives Camilla Stivers Best Article Award from Public Management Research Association

June 23, 2022

"Artificial Intelligence and Administrative Evil," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Johannes Himmelreich, was awarded the Camilla Stivers Best Article Award by the Public Management Research Association. 

Research Paper Co-Authored by Purser, Hennigan Receives Working Class Studies Association Award

June 22, 2022

“Both Sides of the Paycheck: Recommending Thrift to the Poor in Job Readiness Programs," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Gretchen Purser and Brian Hennigan '13 M.A. (Geog)/'21 Ph.D. (Geog), was awarded the John Russo & Sherry Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences by the Working-Class Studies Association.

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