Elliott School Kudos!

December 11, 2014

Students

Elliott School undergraduate students Eric Beeler, Angela Sako, Maggie Wedeman, and Samuel Klein were among the winners of the Fourth Annual Jiangsu Cup Speech Contest.  

Elliott School graduate student, Stella Ran Zheng, published “Beijing Smog: The Day After ‘APEC Blue’” in The Dipomat.

Faculty

Jonathan Chaves, professor of Chinese, was awarded the Lucian Stryk Award for best translation of the year (2013) from an Asian language for his book, Every Rock a Universe.

Ilana Feldman, associate professor of anthropology and international affairs, received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant award. The title of her project is, “Palestinian Refugees and the Humanitarian Experience, 1948-Present."

Marc Lynch, professor of political science and international affairs, published a report for the Center for a New American Security, The Tourniquet: A Strategy for Defeating the Islamic State and Saving Syria and Iraq.

Harris Mylonas, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, co-authored an article in the academic journal Security Studies on territorial claims of stateless nationalist movements

David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2014 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award for his book, China Goes Global: The Partial Power.

Alumni

Rep. Tammy Duckworth (M.A. ’92) won her re-election bid to the U.S. House of Representatives.