Nora Crawford, who received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and in economics was one of ten UD seniors who achieved the highest grade point index earned in full-time study toward a University degree. To be eligible, a graduating senior must have earned at least 75 percent of the total credits required for the degree at the University of Delaware and must have averaged a minimum of 15 credits per semester. Nora has been accepted to study at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Mackenzie Tyler, a criminal justice major with minors in political science and sociology has received a Critical Language Scholarship, sponsored by the Department of State, to study in Japan for two months this summer.
Brandon Grabelsky received the 2014 Joseph Donald Craven Award for the History or Political Science major who wrote the best essay.
Nora Crawford received the Robert Barrie Ulin Award for the outstanding female senior in Political Science.
Kevin Sun received the Robert Barrie Ulin Award for the outstanding male senior in Political Science.
Ryan Leonard was awarded the Alexander J. Taylor Award for outstanding senior male for class of 2014.
Gladys and Harry David Zutz 2014 Award for the rising senior woman who shows a dedication to community service was awarded to Danielle Imhoff.
Gladys and Harry David Zutz 2014 Award for the rising senior male who shows a dedication to community service was awarded to Robert Willoughby.
Meagan O’Connor received the 2014 Paul Dolan Undergraduate Fellowship Award.
Jared Wasilefsky an economics and political science double major in the Honors Program was awarded the Clift and deArmond Award. This award recognizes the second-year undergraduate who shows the most outstanding scholarly potential in a Phi Beta Kappa curriculum.
Eight undergraduate students were awarded the 2014 James Soles Undergraduate Citizenship Stipends.Dylan Gallimore interning with the Burlington County Republican Committee, Elizabeth Gibson interning at the Washington D.C. office of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, Lauren Mick interning with New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie’s office, Alexander Patrick interning with the Office of Congressman John Carney, Kevin Pregent interning with the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies (AARC), Stephan Savastano interning with the New Jersey Republican State Committee, Melissa Verlaque interning with the State Department’s Office to monitor and combat trafficking in persons, Samuel Wiles interning with the Cecil County, Maryland Office of the State’s Attorney.
Monconjauy Brown Political Science major, Alexandra Davis double major in International Relations and Public Policy, Logan Hayes International Relations major, John Jannelli double major in Political Science and Communications, De’Jon Johnson Political Science Major, Zakkiyan Johnson double major in Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, N’Kosi Oates double major Political Science and Communications, were part of the seventy-nine members of the University of Delaware’s Class of 2014 recognized at a special year-end ceremony celebrating graduating seniors in the NUCLEUS program.
Faith Okpotor has been awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant.
Faith Okpotor has been awarded the Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship.
Chiedo Nwankwor received the University Dissertation fellow award for 2014-2015.
Lauren Balasco has been awarded The George Herbert Ryden Prize in the Social Sciences, in recognition of her outstanding dissertation.
Justin De Leon received James R. Soles Graduate Fellowship Stipend for summer doctoral research at the Cheyenne River Tribe Reservation, South Dakota.
Justin De Leon received the University Dissertation fellow award for 2014-2015.
Olga Gerasimenko has been awarded a 2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations Graduate Summer Research Award to assist Professor Alice Ba with research on China’s participation and leadership in the ASEAN Plus Three process/framework.
Sara Jann has been awarded a 2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations Graduate Summer Research Award to assist Professor Kara Ellerby with research assistance for her book manuscript Add Women and Stir: The Complexities of Global Gender Norms.
Xinhui Jiang has been awarded a 2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations Graduate Summer Research Award to assist Professor Stuart Kaufman as his research assistant during summer 2014.
Samantha Kelley has been awarded a 2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations Graduate Summer Research Award to assist Dr. Jennifer Lobasz as her research assistant on two additional chapters of her book manuscript.
Tobias Lemke received the Graduate University Fellows award for 2014-2015.
Tobias Lemke has been awarded a 2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations Graduate Summer Research Award to assist Dr. Daniel Green with his research topic.
Tobias Lemke and Michael Habegger have been accepted into the 14th Annual Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research at the Maxwell School of Syracuse. The Institute is sponsored by the Consortium on Qualitative Research Methods and seeks to enable students to create and critique methodologically sophisticated qualitative research designs, including case studies, tests of necessity or sufficiency, and narrative or interpretive work.
Chiedo Nwankwor was accepted for the APSA African workshop to be held in Maputo, Mozambique.
Faith Okpotor and Samantha Kelly are the recipients of the Center for the Study of Diversity Graduate Research Grant Program award for their project “Gender Code Switching and Political Decision Making”
Christian Soler has been awarded a 2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations Graduate Summer Research Award to assist Dr. Mark Miller with his research project – Global migration in world-systems.
Leonard P. Stark a Eugene du Pont Memorial Distinguished Scholar at UD and in 1991 earned dual undergraduate degrees in political science and economics as well as a minor in women’s studies and a master’s degree in history – all in four years – was one of five University of Delaware alumni honored for their outstanding accomplishments by being inducted into the Alumni Wall of Fame. He is a judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, appointed in 2010 by President Barack Obama.
2008 Graduate Sara Parker Chabot College, CA has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to China for Spring 2015.