Recent Alumni Recognized for Best Dissertations

From Nadav Shelef, Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies:

We are pleased to report the winners of the best dissertations within the department defender last year. Congratulations to these scholars on their terrific work!

  • Dmitrii Kofanov, “Land Inequality, Industrialization and Unrest: Evidence from the Late Russian Empire,” for the best dissertation in Comparative Politics
  • Michael Masterson, “National Humiliation and International Conflict: Origins, Microfoundations, and Effects,” for the best dissertation in International Relations
  • Michael Promisel, “Paragons of Prudence: Political Leadership in Classical Political Thought,” for the best dissertation in Political Theory