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International Thesis Awards

Each year, two graduating seniors are awarded the International Thesis Award in International and Global Studies and in International Politics and Economics. This past year, there were two distinct winners for the IGS award. Below are some photos of the event.

2014 Seniors Honors Thesis Awards in International and Global Studies

Caroline Ruth Kahlenberg '14 (History) & Julia Nalbandian Madden (International and Global Studies)

2014 Seniors Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

Catherine van der List (International Politics and Economics)

Check out photos from this year's reception!

 

2013 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International and Global Studies

Anil Menon '13 (Economics and History) "mHealth in Uganda"

2013 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

Kaveh Waddell '13 (International Politics and Economics)


 

2012 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

The Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics was established by the Center for International Affairs and is awarded annually for the best senior thesis in international politics and economics.

Pui Shen Yoong: (International Politics and Economics) "Brazil's Bolsa Família: Do Local Governments Matter?"

2012 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Studies

The International Studies Award is presented to the graduating senior who, in the judgment of the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs Committee, has written the best senior thesis in the area of international studies, broadly conceived. Eligible students include majors in International Politics and Economics, International Studies, and majors in other disciplines whose theses have an international focus.

Tucker Van Aken: (International Politics and Economics) "Decentralized Experimentation: Adaptation and Noncompliance in the Making of Modern China"

2011 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

The Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics was established by the Center for International Affairs and is awarded annually for the best senior thesis in international politics and economics.

Agnes Hevér: "Foreign Currency Borrowing in Transition Economies: Causes and Policy Implications"

2011 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Studies

The International Studies Award is presented to the graduating senior who, in the judgment of the International Peak Committee, has written the best senior thesis in the area of international studies, broadly conceived. Eligible students include majors in International Politics and Economics, International Studies, and majors in other disciplines whose theses have an international focus.

Casey W. Mahoney (Russian): "Putting Local 'Self' Government In Its Place: The authoritarian Russian state's capture of local autonomy, 200-2011"


2010 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

David Becker: "An Analysis of the Determinants of Riot Intensity"

2010 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Studies

Daniel Langfitt (international studies): "Perceptions of Political Legitimacy in the Franco-Russian Encounter of 1814"


2009 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

Daniela Fiedler: "Islamic Finance--Complement or Substitute?--An Empirical Analysis"

2009 Senior Honors Thesis Awards in International Studies

Jessica Clayton (international studies): "The Development Impact of Remittances in Latin America: A Comparative Analysis of Panel Data and Household Surveys"

Elizabeth Herron-Sweet (international studies) "The right to Memory and Truth: Evaluating the Consequences of Transitional Justice Policy in Brazil"


2008 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

Eric Lonstein "The Markets and Media in China: An Event Study"

2008 International Studies Award

Amy Beck (international studies): "El legado de Tupak Katari" (The Legacy of Tupak Katari)


2007 Senior Honors Thesis Award in International Politics and Economics

David Restrepo: “W(h)ither Coca? Drug Policies, Insurgencies, and Their Effects on the Andean Drug Trade”

2007 International Studies Award

Laura Kuhl (sociology and anthropology, and environmental studies): “Losing a Stigmatized Commons: Identity and Community Solidarity for Ecuadorian Concheros

2014 IPE/IGS Senior Reception
May 20, 2014
Congratulations seniors! See more photos! 
   

Julia Madden, IGS senior thesis award winner with her adviser Orion Lewis (Political Science)

 Catherine van der List, winner of the IPE Senior Thesis Award

Catherine van der List - IPE senior thesis award winner with her advisors John Maluccio (Economics) and Jeff Cason (Political Science)

 

Caroline Kahlenberg, IGS senior thesis award winner with Timi Mayer (Director, IGS and RCGA)