Ph.D. or MA student features or achievements

Student Successes: Early Spring 2024

Aidan Caron (CLAS ’24) won a Fall ’23 Change Grant from the UConn Co–op Legacy Fellowship Program for his project entitled “Promoting Environmental Justice: A Mixed-Method Approach to Identifying Socioeconomic Disparities in Urban Park Systems”.   Gloria Dickson (CLAS ’24) won the 2023 Curt F. Beck Law and Public Service Opportunity Fund to pursue an internship […]

Student Successes: Late Fall 2023

Many of our students – Robert Downes (POLS PhD student), Alexander Gray (POLS PhD student), Micah Press (PPC MA student), Ilia Medina (IIREP MA student), Archiwal Ahmadullah (POLS PhD student), Rohan Naik (5th Year POLS MA student), Evenin Lucas-Moran (5th year MA student) and Brooke Bigda (POLS honors student) – attended the Northeastern Political Science […]

Student Successes: Early Fall 2023

POLS PhD Student, Ahmadullah Archiwal, had a poster presentation with his coauthors at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference in Washington DC over the summer. Their paper was titled “Journalism Under the Taliban: Understanding the Lived Experience of Journalists in Afghanistan.”    POLS PhD student, San Lee, published her book […]

Student Successes: Early Spring 2023

Yejie Kim and Jessica Cross along with IIREP MA student Gregory Franklin, Jr. had papers accepted to the NEPSA 2023 conference in April Bianka Adamatti was awarded the 2023 Master’s Thesis Award from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS). The award is given each year in four different disciplinary categories on a rotating basis. […]

Student Successes: Late Fall 2022

This past summer, doctoral candidate Mohammad “Aynal” Haque participated in a three-day Duck Family Graduate Workshop at the Center for Environmental Politics at the University of Washington. He presented one of his dissertation chapters entitled “Mitigating Climate Change: Cross-Country Variation in Policy Ambition.” Doctoral candidate Imge Akaslan and her advisor, Shareen Hertel, co-authored a paper […]

Student Successes: Early Fall 2022

POLS Major Drew Tienken ‘22 (CLAS), a recent graduate of UConn, was one of five UConn students selected as recipients of a grant through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2022-23 academic year. A native of Wilton (CT), Drew will take his interest in environmentalism and sustainable development to his role as an English […]