Awards and Scholarships

Shawn Creamer, Army Fellow ’16-17

Creamer’s Civilian Research Project for the Army War College won the General Ridgway Research Award this year. Professor Richard Samuels was Creamer’s academic adviser for this project.  The project was titled, "Answering the Korea Question: U.S. Government Policy toward the Unified Command and the Korean Armistice Agreement."

Reid Pauly, Graduate Student

Reid Pauly won a Tobin fellowship to support his dissertation research. 

Barry Posen, Faculty

Barry Posen was awarded the MIT, Frank Perkins Award in May 2017. The Frank E. Perkins Award for Excellence in Graduate Advising is given each year to a professor who has served as an excellent advisor and mentor for graduate students. The award is named in honor of Frank E. Perkins, Dean of the Graduate School from 1983-95.

Alec Warsnop, Alum ’17

Alec Warsnop’s dissertation  received the Lucian Pye Award for best Political Science dissertation in the MIT Department of Political Science for 2017.

Ketian Zhang, Graduate Student

Ketian Zhang was awarded two fellowships: The Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and a Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.