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.
Doctoral student Pamela Nwakanma has been awarded the 2019 Kauffman Foundation Award from the APSA Section on Class and Inequality for her 2018 APSA paper on “Women, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Africa”.
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!
Theda Skocpol and Caroline Tervo discuss their 2020 book "Upending American Politics" with Kluge Center Program Specialists Dan Turello and Janna Deitz. In the book, Skocpol and Tervo examine the actions of the Tea Party movement as well as the more recent progressive resistance movement, in addition to elite advocacy organizations, wealthy donors and the Democratic and...