Congratulations to 2009 Ph.D. alumnus John Lombardini for receiving the Fellowship Award from the William and Mary Alumni Association. The awards are given to a select group of “outstanding young faculty members” each year. Read Professor Lombardini's profile and how he became interested in politics and government on the association’s website.
With great sadness we write to inform of the passing of Michael N. Danielson, B.C. Forbes Professor of Public Affairs; Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Emeritus. There will be a service honoring Michael N. Danielson on Saturday, October 1st in the Princeton University Chapel from 10:00 - 11:00am. The burial will be private.
Current Ph.D. student, In Young Park, has recently published a co-authored paper with Leif-Eric Easley (Assistant Professor at Ewha Women's University, South Korea). The article, entitled "China's Norms in Its Near Abroad: Understanding Beijing's North Korea Policy," is included in the peer-reviewed regional studies journal, Journal of Contemporary China as part of the Editor's Choice Collection celebrating the journal’s 25th anniversary in print.
Princeton Politics graduate student, Vinay Sitapati, has published a political biography, Half-Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India, which has recently been reviewed in The Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21706236-rehabilitating-great-indian-leader-raise-him-up
If you would like to read further reviews, please see the link: http://scholar.princeton.edu/sitapati/cv
On July 28, 2016, Politics alumnus Ricardo Luna ’62 was sworn into office as the new foreign minister of Peru. Luna was sworn in by fellow Princetonian and newly elected president of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. This is not the first high-profile position for Luna, who previously served as Peru’s ambassador to the United Students (1992-1999) and ambassador to the United Nations (1989-1992). For more information about Luna, visit http://www.princeton.edu/main/news
Congratulations to Professor Marc Ratkovic for receiving the Society for Political Methodology's 2016 Gosnell Prize for his paper, co-authored with Dustin Tingley (Harvard), "Sparse Estimation with Uncertainty: Subgroup Analysis in Large Dimensional Designs." The Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology is awarded for the best work in political methodology presented at any political science conference during the preceding year.
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