Recently Funded Projects

2014-15 Grant Recipients

"NGOs and Citizen Development Expectations," Jeremy Springman, Ph.D. student in Political Science

"Monetary Policy Preferences in Argentina," Julia Gray, Assistant Professor in Political Science, and Michaël Aklin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Christopher H. Browne Center

"The Power to Influence: Firm Responsiveness to Stkeholder Networks across Countries,"  Witold J. Henisz, The Wharton School

 

2013-14 Grant Recipients

"From Punishment to Markets: Social Movements, the State, and Legal Marijuana in Uruguay," Guzman Castro, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Dead Bodies on the Move: Repatriation, Burial, and the Politics of Belonging amongst the Turkish Community of Berlin," Osman Balkan, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science. Presentation at the 2014 Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism annual conference, London School of Economics

"Legal Pluralism and Group Rights: States and the Devolution of Judicial Power," Emma Hayward, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science. Presentation at the 2014 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis

“Did it Make the News? Measuring the Determinants of Terrorism Media Publicity,” Krishan Malhotra, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science. Presentation at the 2014 International Studies Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada

 

2012-13 Grant Recipients

"Mental Health Policy: From Policing to Welfare," Isabel Perrera, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

“The Effect of Authoritarian Regime Type on Exchange Rate Policy,” Krishan Malhotra, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science. Presentation at the 2013 Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago

 

2011-12 Grant Recipients

"Protest in the Provinces: Patterns of Contentious Politics in Post-Communist Russia," Allison D. Evans, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Legal Pluralism and Group Rights: States and the Devolution of Judicial Power," Emma Hayward, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science. Presentation at the 2011 Commission on Legal Pluralism Conference, Cape Town, South Africa

 

2010-11 Grant Recipients

"The Myth of Financial Stability in Emerging and Advanced Markets," Matthew Tubin, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Commanding Military Power: Organizational Sources of Victory on the Battlefield," Ryan Grauer, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

 

2009-10 Grant Recipients

"Organizational Structure, Unity, and Fragmentation: Understanding the Strategic Choices of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood," Sarah Salwen, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Tailored Autocracy: The Egyptian Regime against Its Opponents," Eric Trager, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Rethinking Irredentism: How the Economic, Military and Sybolic Value of Territory Shapes the Policies of Territorial Disputes," Ke Wang, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

 

2008-09 Grant Recipients

"The Federalist Paradox: Rising Local Politics," Tulia Falleti, Assistant Professor of Political Science

"MIT's Center for International Studies and the Return of Race to the Agenda of International Relations," Robert Vitalis, Professor of Political Science


2007-08 Grant Recipients

"Commanding Military Power: Organizational Sources of Victory on the Battlefield," Ryan Grauer, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Organizational Structure, Unity, and Fragmentation: Understanding the Strategic Choices of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood," Sarah Salwen, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"The Organization of Mosque-Based Protests in Cairo," Eric Trager, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

 

2006-07 Grant Recipients

"Double-Edged Tribunals," William W. Burke-White, Assitant Professor of Law

"Knowledge to Heal: Knowledge to Injure," Mary Susan Lindee, Professor of History and Sociology of Science

"The Paris Club and the Evolution of the International Sovereign Debt Regime," Thomas Callaghy, Professor of Political Science

"A Bilateral Analysis of Bilateral Investment Treaties,"  Witold Henisz, The Wharton School

"The Political Scientist Ralph Bunche and the Pathbreaking Worldview of Race," Robert Vitalis, Associate Professor of Political Science

"Democratization and Civil War," Edward D. Mansfield, Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science

"Embedded Realism and International Evolution in Sovereign Debt,"  Matthew Tubin, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Inferring Intentions, Assessing Threats," Keren Yarhi, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Governing and Resisting Golbal Capitalism," Peter Funke, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"The Politics of Financial Reform in Mexico," Heon Joo Jung, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

 

2005-06 Grant Recipients

"The Last Prussians? The CSU Between Atlanticism, Bavarian Regionalism, and Neo-Nationalism,"  Ronald J. Granieri, Assistant Professor of History

"Inequality of Inequalities? Public Beliefs about Fairness in Italy and the United States," Julia Lynch, Assistant Professor of Political Science

"International Organization and Global Governance," Edward D. Mansfield, Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science

"Identity and Threat Perception," David Rousseau, Assistant Professor of Political Science

"The Political Economy of the European Union," Heiner Schultz, Assistant Professor of Political Science

"Regional Cooperation on the AIDS/HIV Epidemic," Yuko Okado, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

"Image Projection and Multiple Audiences: German Navigation of the Domestic-International Divide during the War in Kosovo," William V. Petti, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

 

2004-05 Grant Recipients

"Choosing the Mother Country: Decolonization and Migration to France and Britain, 1945-Present," Kristen Stromberg Childers, Assistant Professor of History

"China's Capabilities," Avery Goldstein, Professor of Political Science

"When Goliath Breats David," Daryl Press, Associate Professor of Political Science

"A Bilateral Approach to Analyzing Bilateral Investment Treaties," Witold Henisz, Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

"The Political Economy of the European Union," Heiner Schultz, Assistant Professor of Political Science

"Sequential Theory of Decentralization," Tulia Falleti, Assistant Professor of Political Science

"Reconciliation in Post-Gencide Rwanda," Kristin C. Doughty, Ph.D. candidate in Cultural Anthropology

"Financial Regionalism in East Asia: Economic Crisis and Surveillance Cooperation," Heon Joo Jung, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science

"Active Labor Market policy and Entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe," Todor Enev, Ph D. candidate in Political Science

"Changing Discourse of the Albanian Diaspora in the United States," Alex Channer, Ph.D. candidate in Political Science

 

2003-04 Grant Recipients

"Japan and the Political Economy of Regional Financial Cooperation in East Asia," Jennifer Amyx, University of Pennyslvania, Political Science Department

"Interest Group Pressures, Political Institutions, and the Dynamics of Trade Policy," Witold Jerzy Henisz, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

"International Assistance and Federal Politics: The World Bank's State-Level Shift in India," Jason A. Kirk, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Political Science

"Women, Minorities, and War," David Rousseau, University of Pennsylvania, Political Science Department

"The Political Economy of the European Union," Heiner Schulz, University of Pennsylvania, Political Science Department

 

2002-03 Grant Recipients

"Japan and the Political Economy of Financial Cooperation in Europe," Jennifer Amyx, University of Pennyslvania, Political Science Department

"The Implications for and Lessons from a Small Nuclear State's Reaction to Ballistic Missile Defense: China's Debate," Avery Goldstein, Wang Yanbo, and Tang Wei, University of Pennyslvania, Political Science Department

"Structure and Capacity in Social Policy Reform: Age-Orientation and Intergenerational Justice in the Welfare State," Julia Lynch, University of Pennyslvania, Political Science Department

"Identity, Threat, and Cooperation: A Cross-National Experimental Project," David Rousseau, University of Pennyslvania, Political Science Department

"Global Standards, Local Norms and National Institutions: The ILO and Labor Policies in India, Japan and Russia," Rudra Sil, University of Pennyslvania, Political Science Department