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Monmonier Named a 2021 American Association of Geographers Fellow

January 18, 2022
Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, was named a 2021 Fellow by the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Fellows are chosen for their contributions to geographic research, advancement of practice, and careers devoted to strengthening the field of geography, including teaching and mentoring.

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Student Spotlight: Rachelly Buzzi Named as a 2022 Pickering Fellow

December 8, 2021
Rachelly Buzzi ’22, an international relations major, has been named a 2022 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow.

Allport's Britain at Bay Wins Historical Writers' Association 2021 Crown Award for Nonfiction

November 30, 2021
"Britain at Bay: The Epic Story of the Second World War: 1938-1941" (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2020), written by Professor of History Alan Allport, won the Historical Writers' Association 2021 Crown Award for nonfiction.

Four Maxwell Alumni Named NAPA Fellows

November 19, 2021
U.S Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux, Nuria Esparch, Amma Felix and Shiro Gnanaselvam are among 39 public administration leaders who have been named 2021 National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Fellows.

Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

October 20, 2021
Madeleine ‘Maddy’ Hamlin, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in geography at the Maxwell School, was one of 8 doctoral students to have been named an H.F. Guggenheim Emerging Scholar. The $25,000 award supports and recognizes promising graduate-student researchers in their final year of writing a doctoral dissertation.

Sociologist Jennifer Karas Montez Named University Professor

October 1, 2021
The prestigious distinction is granted to faculty who excel in their fields and who have made extraordinary scholarly contributions as judged by their peers nationally and internationally.

Alumna Amy Donahue Named Provost of US Coast Guard Academy

September 29, 2021
Donahue ’96 M.P.A./’00 Ph.D. (PA) serves as the principal adviser to the superintendent in all matters relating to the academic program and faculty.

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Maxwell School Announces Montonna Professor, Dean’s Award Recipients

September 23, 2021
Osamah F. Khalil, associate professor of history and chair of the undergraduate program in international relations, was recently awarded the Dr. Ralph E. Montonna Endowed Professorship for the Teaching and Education of Undergraduates.

Lisa Gordon '90 MPA to be honored at Orange Circle Awards ceremony

September 2, 2021
Lisa Y. Gordon ’90 M.P.A., president and chief executive officer of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, is among the 2021 Orange Circle Award winners honored during Coming Back Together 2021.

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