The Global Leaders Fellowship Programme (GLF), at Oxford University and Princeton University has selected three fellows for a two-year period, 2014-2016, which includes postdoctoral fellowships in world politics and political economy for holders of a doctorate who are nationals of a developing country. The Princeton program, directed by Robert O. Keohane and G. John Ikenberry, will create a network of scholars and practitioners with expertise in the key issues surrounding globalization.
Congratulations to Rafaela Dancygier, Assistant Professor for Politics and Public Affairs, who won both the best article prize awarded by APSA’s Migration and Citizenship Section and the SAGE best paper prize awarded by APSA’s Comparative Politics Section.
The best article prize was awarded for Rafaela's 2014 article: "Electoral Rules or Electoral Leverage?: Explaining Muslim Representation in England." World Politics 66(2): 229-263. &
Emerging Scholars Program
The goal of the Emerging Scholars in Political Science program is to increase the participation of students from underrepresented groups in Ph.D. programs in political science. The ESPS program provides students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree the opportunity to explore their research interests and prepare for graduate school through intensive research, coursework, and mentoring.
Find out more about this program here.
It is with deepest regret that the Department of Politics and Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice have learned of the passing of our benefactor, Mrs. Mamdouha El-Sayed Bobst, on September 10th in New York City.
Mrs. Bobst was born in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1925. She received her B.A. in 1947 from American University of Beirut. She soon moved to Libya to be an advisor to the Libyan government on public health issues, focusing on developing the public health system in that country. After
Congrats to former Princeton Politics Alum, Dr. Lamis Abdelaaty *14, currently Assistant Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University, for winning the 2015 Best Dissertation Award from APSA's Migration and Citizenship section.
Congratulations to Professor Tali Mendelberg who won two APSA awards this year for her book, The Silent Sex, coauthored with former graduate student Chris Karpowitz. The Silent Sex won awards from both the Experimental Political Science section and from the Political Psychology section of APSA.
In July, The Silent Sex won the Sears best book award of the International Society of Political Psychology.
Karpowitz also won the Emerging Scholar Award of the Elections, Public Opinion and
Congratulations to recent Ph.D. student Meredith Sadin for receiving the 2015 Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association's Experimental Research Section for her dissertation, "A Wealth of Ambivalence: How Stereotypes About the Rich Matter for Political Attitudes and Candidate Choice."