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Taylor Hamilton ’18 MPA/MA (IR) to Spend a Year in Asia as a Luce Scholar

The Maxwell School alum aspires to work as an urbanist and spatial equity advocate.

March 15, 2023

Mandela Washington Fellowship Returns to the Maxwell School in Summer 2023

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is proud to announce its selection as an institute partner for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, the Maxwell School will host 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging public management leaders for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. 

March 7, 2023

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Murphy’s “The Creole Archipelago” Awarded 2022 FEEGI Book Prize

The Forum on Early-Modern Empires and Global Interactions (FEEGI) awarded its 2022 book prize to Tessa Murphy, associate professor of history, for her book "The Creole Archipelago: Race and Borders in the Colonial Caribbean." 

February 3, 2023

Abdelaaty Selected as a 2023 Migration Politics Residential Fellow

As a fellow, Lamis Abdelaaty, associate professor of political science, will work on her proposal, "The Emissary Speaks: Political Agency in Refugee-UNHCR Correspondence."

January 27, 2023

American Association of Geographers Recognizes Mark Monmonier with Lifetime Achievement Honor

Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, was recognized for ‘outstanding contributions.’

January 17, 2023

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Maxwell Alum Bill Brodsky and Wife Turn Orange Power and Purpose Into a Lifetime of Civic Leadership

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.
December 16, 2022

Jamie Winders Honored for Excellence in International Scholarship

The Center for Migration Studies presented Winders, professor of geography and the environment and associate provost for faculty affairs, with the award at its annual gala.

December 14, 2022

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Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference

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

December 9, 2022

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

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. 

November 21, 2022

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Maxwell Students Selected as Inaugural Voyager Scholars

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.

October 24, 2022

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