Keck Center Fellowships

The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies will provide the following research fellowships for CMC students during the 2014 - 2015 academic year. The purpose of these fellowships is to support and expand the ongoing research of CMC students. This project should reflect a current research interest of the student and result in a research paper approximately 10 pages in length. A student may apply for more than one fellowship. In order to apply click here.

THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
This fellowship is made possible by the generous support of the late Arthur R. Adams, former board member of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research under the supervision of, or in collaboration with, a CMC faculty member. This program is designed to address key issues in economic development, social policy, international trade and investment, to include global cooperation. Priority will be given to proposals that demonstrate familiarity with the policy aspects of these issues and use original data and research methodology. The award is $1,000 (one award).

THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES
This fellowship is made possible by the generous support of the late Arthur R. Adams, former board member of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research under the supervision of, or in collaboration with, a CMC faculty member. This program is designed to encourage and support those students who pursue studies or conduct research in International Strategic Studies. The award is $1,000 (one or two awards).

THE JACK STARK FELLOWSHIP IN SECURITY STUDIES
This fellowship is offered in honor of Jack Stark, President Emeritus and former board member of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research under the supervision of, or in collaboration with, a CMC faculty member. This program is designed to encourage and support those students who pursue studies or conduct research in aspects of U.S. security policies. The award is $1,000 (one award).

THE DONALD A. HENRIKSEN FELLOWSHIP IN ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY
This fellowship is offered in honor of the late Donald A. Henriksen, former board member of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research under the supervision of, or in collaboration with, a CMC faculty member. This program is designed to encourage and support those students who pursue studies or conduct research in the areas of diplomatic activities regarding economic issues. The award is $1,000 (one award).


CLICK LINKS BELOW TO VIEW PAST FELLOWSHIP REPORTS:

Fellowship Papers 2013-2014

Christine Wilkes "Two Level Games: The US-Brazil World Trade Organization Cotton Dispute"

Dante Toppo "Political Agitation and Water Shortages in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan"

Jessica Laird "A Strategic Analysis of Public Opinion and the U.S. Wars in Iraq"

Fellowship Papers 2012-2013

Byron Cohen "The Behavioral Implications of Factionalism in Militaries Serving Embattled Regimes: An Analysis of Arab Uprisings in Egypt, Libya, and Syria"

Chloe Whang "IMF: Quotas and Conditionality"

Koffi Kouassi "When and How Does Reconciliation Work? A Comparative Study of South Africa and Sri Lanka"

Yi Luo "Conflicts Between Economic Development and Environmental Protection: Case Studies on Urban Environmental Protests in China"

Fellowship Papers 2011-2012


Veronica Salas  "Energy Security in Brazil: A Driving Factor for Whether the Country Emerges as a Key Player in Our Multi-Polar World"


Manassinee Moottatarn "The Growing Dimension of Chinese and Latin American Economic Ties: A Peaceful Partnership?"


Sara Birkenthal "U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan: A Strategic Analysis"


Lydia (Yancan) Li "Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Policy and Opportunity after the Trade Collapse"

Fellowship Papers 2010-2011

John-Clark Levin "Implications of Private Antipiracy Navies Off the Horn of Africa"

Emily Coleman  "Study of Northern Brazil: Corporate Responsibility Strategies"

Wendy Qian  "Exploring the Gray Areas of China's Corporate Newspaper Media and Investigative Journalism - Case Study of Southern Weekly"

Melissa Carlson "Shattered Mirror in Desert Sand: Political Sectarianism in Iraq"

Nicholas Rowe  "Mexico's Oportunidades Program: Conditional Cash Transfer Programs as the Solution to Global Poverty?"