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The two Senator Charles Sumner Prizes for the best dissertations go to Tyler Jost and Mayya Komisarchik

June 3, 2019

The two Senator Charles Sumner Prizes for the best dissertations “from the legal, political, historical, economic, social, or ethnic approach, dealing with any means or measures tending toward the prevention of war and the establishment of universal peace” are awarded to

1. Tyler Jost for his dissertation, “Decision by Design: National Security Institutions and Interstate Crisis”

2. Mayya Komisarchik for...

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The Edward M. Chase Prize for the best dissertation on a subject relating to the promotion of world peace is awarded to Dominika Kruszewska for her dissertation, “From the Streets to the Party Lists: Electoral Advantages of Social Movement Activism”

June 3, 2019
The Edward M. Chase Prize for the best dissertation on a subject relating to the promotion of world peace is awarded to Dominika Kruszewska for her dissertation, “From the Streets to the Party Lists: Electoral Advantages of Social Movement Activism”.

Outcome of Title IX Investigation

May 9, 2019

Outcome of Title IX Investigation

Dear Members of the FAS Community,
 
I am writing to inform you that the Title IX investigation into allegations concerning Jorge Dominguez is now complete. The Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR) conducted a thorough and careful review of all formal allegations made against Dominguez, and concluded that he engaged in unwelcome sexual conduct toward several individuals, on multiple occasions over a period...

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Professor Martin Kilson

Professor Emeritus Martin Kilson passed away yesterday

April 25, 2019

Professor Emeritus Martin Kilson passed away yesterday. He was the Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government from 1988 till his retirement in 1999.

Professor Kilson was born in 1931, graduated from Lincoln University, and received his PhD. From Harvard in 1959. After Ford Foundation-supported research in West Africa, he became a Lecturer in Government in 1962 an Assistant Professor in 1967, and Professor of Government in 1969. He was the first black academic to be appointed a full professor at Harvard.

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