EU Program Best Senior Thesis Award
Melissa Ding (WWS): "Exploring National Differences in the Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Unions across the European Union"
Jeffrey Cole (Politics): "Pressure to Privatize: An Empirical Analysis into the Political and Economic Drivers of Privatization in Europe"
Angela Wu (WWS): "Ireland and Iceland: Financial Crisis Management In and Out of the European Union"
Ledina Gocaj (WWS): "Bailing Out Europe: The Creation of the European Financial Stability Facility"
Andrei Stetsenko (WWS): "Gazprom, the Kremlin, and the EU: Whither the "Energy Weapon"?"
Ashley Alexander: "Bargaining Strength and Ratification Choice in the European Union Constitutional Treaty Process: An Intergovernmentalist Approach"
Alison Laporte-Oshiro: "Promoting Democracy in the Muslim World: The European Union in Turkey and Morocco."
EU Program Exploratory Research Fellowship
Patricia Bandeira Vieira: The EU cohesion policy in Portugal
Amanda Tuninetti: The future of NATO's strategic concept and its relations to ESDP
Ben Weisman: The EU as a global actor in security and peace
Amanda Tuninetti: The EU expansion in Turkey and the post-Soviet sphere
Joseph Vellone: The EU's Common Market organization for wine
This fellowship is designed for Juniors and Sophomores who are planning to do preliminary research on the European Union for their senior thesis this summer.