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Political Science Students Succeed!

Date: 7/16/2018

 

Political Science Students Succeed!

Yuliya Harris: Selected as 2018 American Society for Public Administration Founders' Fellow.

Amanda Eisbrenner: Competed and selected as the winning team at the 2018 NASPAA-Batten Student Competition (Regional Site Winner - University of Illinois-Chicago).

Allison Lowery: Competed and selected as the winning team at the 2018 NASPAA-Batten Student Competition (Regional Site Winner - University of Illinois-Chicago).

Zienab Chawki Hage inducted into Phi Beta Kappa 2017-18.

Grace Elizabeth Mendoza inducted into Phi Beta Kappa 2017-18.

Mary Salah Rabban inducted into Phi Beta Kappa 2017-18.

Noah Arbit published a paper entitled “The Limitations of International Law in Countering Impunity for State Sponsors of Terrorism: Barriers to Legal Remedy for the AMIA and Israeli Embassy Bombings in Buenos Aires,” Pennsylvania Undergraduate Law Journal (vol. 10, no. 1, Spring 2018).

Jake Clor presented a poster abstract entitled “Linguistic Diversity and Democratic Outcomes” at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of Central Oklahoma, April 2018.

Matthew Lacouture received a Fulbright Award (Jordan).

Kevin Lorentz was named the first Leda McIntyre Hall Fellow.

Matthew Lacouture and Connor Sutton were named Sarasohn Fellows.

 

New Doctorates Received:

Robert Mahu, “Rationalization and the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act: Exploring the Characteristics of Multi-level Monitoring and Improvement.” Director: Dr. Lyke Thompson

Abdullah Bataineh, “The Impact of USAID on Modernization Efforts in Afghanistan, 2001-2007.” Director: Dr. Nadejda Marinova

Ilker Kalin, “Predicting the Probability of Negotiation in Civil Conflicts: An Empirical Investigation of Intrastate Conflicts between 1989 and 2008.” Director: Dr. Frederic Pearson

Nicole Gerring, “Empowered to Stop War?: Testing the Women and Peace Hypothesis, 1930-2010.” Director: Dr. Sharon Lean

Connor Sutton, “Place over Politics: Power, Strategy, Terrain and Regime Type in Interstate War Outcomes, 1816-2003.” Director: Dr. Daniel Geller