Both were recently appointed to serve their country in new ways by the president of the United States: Bill was chosen by President Joe Biden L’68 and confirmed by the Senate to serve as a board member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) and Joan was appointed to the National Museum of Library Services Board.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.