Ranjit Lall is the recipient of the American Political Science Association’s 2019 Merze Tate Award, which is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of international relations, law, and politics. Ranjit’s dissertation, Making International Organizations Work: The Politics of Institutional Performance, was defended for a March 2018 degree. Congratulations!
Adam Lebovitz is the recipient of the American Political Science Association’s 2019 Leo Strauss award, which is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of political philosophy. Adam’s dissertation, Colossus: Constitutional Theory in American and France, 1776-1799, was defended in September 2018. Congratulations!
The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is pleased to announce Naima Green-Riley of Harvard University and former U.S. Foreign Service Officer as the recipient of our 2019-2020 CPD Doctoral Dissertation Grant. Before pursuing her Ph.D., Naima was a Pickering Fellow and a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State, where she worked in the public diplomacy cone.