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
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.
"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!
"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!