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Lamis Abdelaaty Receives Gerda Henkel Foundation Grant to Support Book Research
The associate professor of political science will examine what constitutes a refugee crisis in her second book.
See related: Grant Awards, Refugees
Yingyi Ma Named an American Council on Education Fellow
As a fellow, Ma, professor of sociology, will receive customized leadership training and mentorship.
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Tessa Murphy Named Humanities Faculty Fellow for Research on Histories of Enslaved People
The associate professor of history is working on a book and publicly accessible database of people who were enslaved in British Crown colonies in the Caribbean.
See related: Awards & Honors, Colonialism, Latin America & the Caribbean, Race & Ethnicity
David Van Slyke Reappointed to 5-Year Term as Maxwell School Dean
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Moynihan Institute’s Longtime Leader Says She Was ‘Honored to be Part of the Mission’
Recent retiree Margaret ‘Peg’ Hermann greatly expanded the institute’s global reach and served as a mentor to countless students.
See related: Foreign Policy, Global Governance, School History
Abdelaaty Receives ISA Ethnicity, Nationalism & Migration Studies Section’s Distinguished Book Award
"Discrimination and Delegation: Explaining State Responses to Refugees" (Oxford University Press, 2021), written by Associate Professor of Political Science Lamis Abdelaaty, received the Distinguished Book Award from the International Studies Association's Ethnicity, Nationalism, & Migration Studies section.
See related: Awards & Honors, Middle East & North Africa, Refugees
Thomas Perreault Receives Fulbright Specialist Award
The professor of geography and the environment will spend part of the summer researching peatlands and helping develop a doctoral program in Chile.
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.
See related: Awards & Honors, East Asia, Race & Ethnicity, Social Justice, South Asia, State & Local, Urban Issues
Russell Sage Foundation Awards Grant for Kristy Buzard’s Research Project ‘Who Ya Gonna Call?’
Buzard, associate professor of economics, is part of a three-member team that will explore the extent to which mothers are more likely than fathers to be contacted by their child’s school.
See related: Child & Elder Care, Gender and Sex, Grant Awards, United States
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.
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