Contact Kasey Neil Petri, the PhD Program Coordinator, at 202-885-6582 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We encourage prospective candidates to visit the University to meet faculty members and current PhD students. To arrange a visit, contact Graduate Admissions at 202-885-1646 or email@example.com
SIS PhD Program News & Events
Information about our newly minted PhDs and photos from Spring 2016 commencement are available here.
The most recent issue of the PhD Program's newsletter, The International can be viewed by clicking here. Past issues of the newsletter can be found here.
Selected Student Awards:
Anne Kantel and Prof. Boaz Atzili received the A. Leroy Bennett
Award from the International Studies Association for their paper "Accepting
the Unacceptable: Lessons from West Germany's Changing Border Politics."
Ela Rossmiller was awarded a fellowship
from the Polish Ministry of Education's Bureau for Academic Recognition and
Edward Lucas Received the University's 2016 Samuel L. Sharp
Award for Creative Work in International Relations at the Graduate Level.
Timothy Seidel received the University's 2016 Alan Taylor Memorial Award for Excellence in Middle Eastern Studies
and University Service.
Emma Fawcett received the University's 2016 William C. Olson Award for Outstanding
Teaching by a PhD Student.
Willow Williamson had her book chapter "Opening up Thinking Space for Improvised Collaborative Public Diplomacy" published in Music and Diplomacy.
Ela Rossmiller, SIS doctoral candidate, was recently profiled in the Polish Press for her volunteer work educating kids in rural Poland about American culture. Ela's visit was sponsored by NIDA, an organization that promotes educational opportunities for Polish youth. The article is available here.
Suzanne Ghais, SIS doctoral candidate, and Anthony Wanis-St. John, Associate Professor at SIS, had their book chapter "International Conflict Resolution: From Practice to Knowledge and Back Again" published in The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition. The article is a substantial statement on the state of knowledge about international conflict, statecraft, and conflict resolution published.