Undergraduate Program News

Eliza DeCubellis '17 Wins Hoopes Prize

May 4, 2017

Eliza DeCubellis '17 has won the Hoopes Thesis Prize for her thesis "Activism Under Authoritarianism: Breaking Ground on Domestic Violence in China." Congratulations!

Asia Stewart '18 named as a 2017 APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) Scholar.

April 5, 2017

Asia Stewart '18 has been named as a 2017 APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) Scholar. Congratulations!

The Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI), now in its 31st year, is an annual, intensive five-week program held at Duke University. It is designed to introduce to the world of doctoral study in political science those undergraduate students from under-represented racial and ethnic groups or those interested in broadening participation in political science and pursuing scholarship on issues affecting Read more about Asia Stewart '18 named as a 2017 APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) Scholar.

New Policy on counting Harvard Summer School Courses for Government Concentration Credit

September 9, 2016

This policy goes into effect for all primary and secondary concentrators, beginning with the summer of 2017.

Primary Concentrators in Government: Generally, students can count only one Harvard Summer School Government course, taught either on campus or abroad, towards their Government concentration requirements. If that course is not taught by a Harvard Government Department faculty member, the student must petition the Government DUS before the course is taken.

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Tabata de Pontes '16 wins Maxwell Prize

May 12, 2016

"The Politics of Education Reform in Brazilian Municipalities" has won the DRCLAS Maxwell Thesis Prize, awarded to the best Harvard College senior thesis on a subject related to Brazil. Congratulations!

Erica Sims '16 wins DRCLAS Hutchins Prize

May 9, 2016

"Racial Barriers to Voting: An Empirical Study of Precinct Locations in Florida" has won the Hutchins Senior Thesis Prize, awarded by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) to recognize the Harvard College senior who writes the best thesis on a subject concerning Latinos in the U.S. Congratulations!

Aaron Roper ’16 Wins Hoopes Prize

May 6, 2016

“The Effect of Electoral Systems on Immigrant Representation” has been awarded a Hoopes Senior Thesis Prize. Congratulations!