Our graduate students are actively engaged in all professional aspects of the field, publishing in top journals and winning prestigious awards and grants that fund both pre-dissertation and dissertation research. See an archive of these publications by clicking the links below.
- Sultan Alamer, "Biden and the War in Yemen: The Larger Context of the Shifts in the American Position", April 2021.
Also published "Deploying Authority: Saudi Arabia and Egypt Strive to Respond to COVID-19", April 2021
- Samer Anabtawi, "Palestine’s Emerging National Movement: “Questions On My Mind” June 2021
- Joseph Cerrone, was awarded the Best Paper Prize by the Transnational Memory and Identity Research Network at the Conference for European Studies.
Also presented a paper "European Civilizationism on the Far Right: Reconciling National and Supranational Identities" at the 2021 International Conference of Europeanists.
And published (with Cynthia McClintock) "Ranked-Choice Voting, Runoff, and Democracy: Insights from Maine and Other U.S. States." Feb 2021
- Lillian Frost, has received the "Best Dissertation" award from the American Political Science Association Middle East and North Africa Politics section, June 2021
- Elizabeth Grasmeder, Published "Leaning on Legionnaires: Why Modern States Recruit Foreign Soldiers" in International Security (Vol. 47, No. 1, Summer 2021)
- Kendrick Kuo, Was awarded World Politics & Statecraft Fellowship (grant) from the Smith Richardson Foundation
- Shannon McQueen, “Pipeline or Pipedream: Gender Balance Legislation’s Effect on Women’s Presence in State Government.” State Politics & Policy Quarterly, 2021
- Adam Charles Lenton, “Why Didn’t Ukraine Fight for Crimea? Evidence from Declassified National Security and Defense Council Proceedings,” Problems of Post-Communism, April 2021
- Rosalie Rubio, "A Coup in Jordan? Why Even Fabricated Plots Matter", April 2021
Also published "Jordan’s King Abdullah, feeling the squeeze from within — and without" June 2021
- Julian G. Waller, Olga Onuch and Emma Mateo “Mobilization Mass Perceptions and (Dis) information: “New” and “Old” Media Consumption Patterns and Protest,” Social Media + Society, April 2021
- Samer Anabtawi, Received the POMEPS Travel, Research, Engagement grant in November 2020.
- Alexander Beck, Elizabeth Meehan, Aryamala Prasad with Dr. Steven Balla. “Lost in the Flood?” Agency Responsiveness to Mass Comment Campaigns in Administrative Rulemaking.” Regulation & Governance, (2020).
- Kendrick Kuo wrote “Military Innovation and Technological Determinism: British and U.S. Ways of Carrier Warfare, 1919-1945,”
Published in the Journal of Global Security Studies.
He was also the co-winner of the Barbara W. Tuchman Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper in Historical International Relations 2020.
- Rosalie Rubio, "The Case of Emad Hajjaj: Red Lines, the Arrest of A Political Cartoonist, and Repression in Jordan" April 2020
- Sverrir Steinsson, Published an op-ed on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog: “Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield finally got her Wikipedia page. Here’s why it took so long.” The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog, 27 October 2020
- Colin Emrich was accepted for publication in The Journal of Legislative Studies, for his article titled “The Electoral Effects of Closing Military Bases.”
- Amoz Hor was awarded the Fred Hartman Award of the Best Graduate Student Paper Presented at ISA-Northeast 2019 Conference. The paper is entitled: “The Affective Politics of Pop-Economics: How Racializing Japan Naturalized Protectionism and Welfare Cuts in the 1980s-90s.”
- Lillian Frost, Ph.D. candidate, was awarded a Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship and stipend for her dissertation “Beyond Citizenship: Protracted Refugees and the State” from the U.S. Institute of Peace.
- Jangai Jap, Ph.D. candidate, received a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant.
- Shahryar Pasandideh, Ph.D. candidate, authored “Under the radar, Iran’s cruise missile capabilities advance” for War on the Rocks