Recent Alumni News, Awards, Op-Eds, etc.

Brandon Archuleta: 2020-21 Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow (Strategic Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia in the U.S. Department of the Treasury)

Katherine Bersch: When Democracies Deliver: Governance Reform in Latin America, selected by the International Political Science Association’s Research Committee on the Structure of Governance as the 2020 recipient of the Charles H. Levine Memorial Book Prize; selected for the 2020 SPAR Award for the Best Book Published in Public Administration in 2019 by the American Society for Public Administration

Maraam Dwidar: Recipient of the 2020 POP/Party Politics Award recognizing the best paper delivered on a Political Organizations and Parties-sponsored panel at the preceding APSA annual meeting, for “Interest Group Coalitions and Minority Representation in Rulemaking”

Roy Germano: research on migrant remittances was referenced by the NY Times; The Other Side of Immigration named Best Documentary on The Hill‘s list of best civil rights movies of all time

Dennis Hickey: piece in CHINA-US Focus, “US-China Tensions and the Salience of the Taiwan Issue”

Amy Lauren Lovecraft (nee Suker) (and collaborators): Interdisciplinary Research for Arctic Coastal Environments (InteRFACE) grant – an $8.7 million partnership with four national laboratories and the International Arctic Research Center to improve earth system modeling.

John Meyer: Received the TISTA Tech Veteran Academic Leadership Award for his role in creating Veterans’ Voices, a state-wide humanities project. Veterans’ Voices brings soldiers and civilians together to break the silence around the experience of war. The project is sponsored by Humanities Texas, and has received two consecutive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

David Weiden: NY Times Op-Ed, “This 19th Century Law Helps Shape Criminal Justice in Indian Country;Winter Countschosen as a Best Book by Amazon, Apple Books, Oprah Magazine, Time, Washington Post, and other outlets