Recent PhD Alumni Promotions, Prizes, Placements

Congratulations to our alumni on the following promotions, prizes, or placements.

Manuel Balan: promotion to Associate Professor with tenure; two multi-year external grants from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Alvaro Corral: 2019 recipient of the APSA Fund for Latino Scholarship

Oya Dursun-Ozkanca: promotion to professor of political science; College Professor of International Studies

Dennis Plane: Fulbright grant to teach at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Amy Risley: Promotion to Professor; 2019 Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching

Matt Vandenbroek (and co-authors): Honorable Mention for the 2019 Walter Lippmann Best Published Article Award from APSA’s Political Communication Section for the 2016 JOP article, “The Changing Norms of Racial Political Rhetoric and the End of Racial Priming.”

David Williams: TCU Political Science Department Distinguished Alumnus Award

Matthew Wright: 2019-20 John and Daria Barry Visiting Research Scholar in the James Madison Program at Princeton University