Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Awards

2017

Camilla Reuterswaerd

  • Selected as one of the Graduate Fellows at the UW Law School's Institute for Legal Studies Law and Society

  • Hyde dissertation award from the Gender and Women's Studies Department

Kaitlyn Carter

  • Holtz Cebnter, $1000 travel grant and $3000 summer fellowship

Rachel Jacobs

  • Mellon Wisconsin Summer Fellowship

Raied Haj Yahya

  • Charles and Gayle Mazursky Student Support Fund

Sanja Badanjak

  • Best Dissertation Award from the European Union Studies Association

2016

Camila Angulo

  • Stanoch Research Award 2016

Clarence Moore

  • Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives

Inken von Borzyshowski

  • USIP Peace Dissertation Prize

Mark Toukan

  • Patricia Weitsman Award for Outstanding Graduate Paper in Security Studes from the International Studies Association

Nicholas Barnes

  • Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Writing Fellowship

Rachel Schwartz

  • Fulbright US Student Award

  • United States Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship

Samantha Vortherms

  • Wisconsin-Mellon Fellowship

2015

Adam Auerbach

  • Gabriel Almond Award, APSA prize for best dissertation in the field of comparative politics

Barry Driscoll

  • Best Fieldwork Award, APSA Comparative Democratization Section

Camilla Reuterswaerd

  • UW Madison Global Health Institute Graduate Student Research Award

Charles Taylor

  • UW Department of Political Science's Mildred Potter Hovland Award for the best paper submitted to or published in a journal by a graduate student

Clarence Moore

  • Fulbright United States Student Award


    The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq (TAARII) Fellowship

Delgerjargal Uvsh

  • Civil Society Scholar Award (Open Society Foundation)

Hannah Chapman

  • Wisconsin-Mellon Summer Dissertation Fellowship

Inken von Borzyshowski

  • Peace Dissertation Prize, U.S. Institute of Peace, "A Double-Edged Sword: The Effects of International Assistance on Election Violence"

Kathleen F. Klaus

  • African Studies Association Graduate Student Paper Prize

Kristen Fox

  • Letters and Science Teaching Fellow Award

Kyle Marquardt

  • Association for the Study of Nationalities, Best Doctoral Student Paper Award (Central Europe), for "Linguistic Appeals and Support for Separatism: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Moldova"

  • Best Doctoral Student Paper Award for the category Central Europe from the ASN World Conference for the paper "Linguistic Appeals and Support for Separatism: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Moldova."

Michael Promisel

  • Institute for Humane Studies Ph.D. Scholarship

Nicholas Barnes

  • Letters & Science Teaching Fellow, UW-Madison

    Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship

Rachel Jacobs

  • Fulbright-Hays, DDRA Fellowship for Fieldwork in Cambodia

Roseanne McManus

  • Kenneth Waltz Dissertation Prize, APSA International Security and Arms Control Section, honorable mention

  • Kenneth Waltz Dissertation Prize, APSA Interntional Security and Arms Control Section, honorable mention

Samantha Vortherms

  • Humane Studies Fellowship

    Wisconsin-Mellon Fellowship for Young Collaborator on a China Medical Board Grant

  • Humane Studies Fellowship for 2015-2016 academic year

Shahirah Mahmood

  • Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship

Simon Haeder

  • Charles Koch Foundation Dissertation Grant

  • Harrell Rodgers Graduate Student Travel Scholarship, Midwest Political Science Association

  • UW Department of Political Science's Leon Epstein Prize in American and British Politics for the Best Graduate Work Reflecting Leon's High Standards and Approach to Studying Politics

Thomas Bunting

  • Honored Instructor Award, UW-Madison, Housing

2014

Barry Driscoll

  • Teaching Fellow, College of Letters and Science

Brianne Walsh

  • Richard M. Weaver Fellowship, Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Caitlin Carroll

  • African Studies Program Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship

Casey Ehrlich

  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

  • Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship

  • Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship

Hannah Chapman

  • Fulbright Scholarship

    Title VIII Advanced Research Fellowship

Jessica Clayton

  • Future Faculty Partner, UW Teaching Academy

  • Multicultural Graduate Network Peer Mentor Award, Graduate School

Kathleen F. Klaus

  • Security Studies Predoctoral Fellowship, Robert S. Strauss Center, UT-Austin

Maayan Mor

  • AJPS Best Paper Award, for "Group Segregation and Urban Violence"

Meina Cai

  • Ronald Coase Award, ISNIE prize for Best Dissertation in the Field of Institutional and Organizational Economics

Samantha Vortherms

  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Taylor Price

  • Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship

2013

Adam Auerbach

  • Best Fieldwork Award, APSA Comparative Democratization Section

Brad Jones

  • Fenevieve Gorst Herfurth Award Committee, honorable mention

Brandon Lamson

  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Brianne Walsh

  • Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellowship

Casey Ehrlich

  • U.S. Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship

  • Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Drugs, Security, and Democracy Fellowship

Clarence Moore

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

David Ohls

  • Capstone Ph.D. Teaching Award, College of Letters and Science

Evgeny Finkel

  • Gabriel Almond Award, APSA prize for best dissertation in the field of comparative politics

Jeffrey Paller

  • Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship

Jeremy Menchik

  • Aaron Wildavsky Dissertation Award, APSA Religion and Politics Section, honorable mention

Katelyn Jones

  • Institute for Humane Studies Fellowship

Kathleen F. Klaus

  • U.S. Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship

Leticia Bode

  • Best Dissertation Award, APSA Information Technology and Politics Section

Nicholas Barnes

  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Rob Gingerich

  • Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellowship

  • Weaver Fellowship 2013, Intercollegiate Studies Institute

  • Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship

Roseanne McManus

  • Stuart A. Bremer Award for Best Graduate Student Paper, presented at the Annual Meeting of Peace Science Society

Saemyi Park

  • Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award, UW Madison

Samantha Vortherms

  • Institute for Humane Studies Fellowship

    Scott Kloeck-Jenson Fellowship

    Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Se-Hyoung Yi

  • Teaching Fellow, College of Letters and Science