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Two Maxwell Students Named 2022 University Scholars

Two Maxwell students, Gretchen Coleman and Thomas Shaw, have been named 2022 University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

March 24, 2022

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Award-Winning Author, Journalist Honored with Maxwell 1924 Award

Second in our series of profiles of Awards of Excellence recipients is Ken Auletta ’65 M.A. (PSc), columnist for the New Yorker and author of five national bestselling books. 

March 18, 2022

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Compass Award Honoree ‘Embodies the Maxwell Spirit’

First in a series of profiles of Awards of Excellence recipients is Keome Rowe ’16 M.P.A./M.A. (IR), who is currently serving as deputy cultural affairs officer for the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan.
March 11, 2022

Maxwell to Honor Champions of Public Service with Inaugural Awards of Excellence

The awards will be presented at an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7. 

March 9, 2022

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Perreault Receives CLAG Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award

The award is given in recognition for a corpus of important published work or other significant contribution toward Latin American geography.
February 4, 2022

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Monmonier Named a 2021 American Association of Geographers Fellow

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.
January 18, 2022

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Student Spotlight: Rachelly Buzzi Named as a 2022 Pickering Fellow

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

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

"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.
November 30, 2021

Four Maxwell Alumni Named NAPA Fellows

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.
November 19, 2021

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Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

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.
October 20, 2021

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