EU Program Best Senior Thesis Award
Laetitia Derrough (Politics): “Left Behind: German Political Parties and the Refugee Crisis” (advised by Rafaela Dancygier)
Justinas Mickus (Politics): “European Competition Policy in the Time of Digitization, Geopoliticization, and Brexit” (advised by Sophie Meunier)
Andrew Li (WWS): “Seller Beware? Chinese Direct Investment and Political Cohesion in the EU ” (advised by Sophie Meunier)
Rozalie Czesana (WWS): “From the Room Where It Happens to the Street: Explaining the Gradual Publicization of Trade Policy-Making in Europe” (advised by Sophie Meunier)
Quentin Becheau (WWS): “Legitimacy under Threat: 25 Years of Declining Support for the European Union” (advised by Ashoka Mody)
Joanna Mieczkowska (WWS): "A Region Divided: The Role of Threat Perception in Central and Eastern European Responses to Russian Aggression in Ukraine" (advised by Mark Beissinger)
Eric Falcon (WWS): "Why Are They Speaking with a Single Voice? Reconsidering Foreign Policy Coordination in the European Union "
Mianna Chen (WWS): "Protection in the Face of a Trade War: Influences and Decision-Making in the EU-China Solar Panel Anti-Dumping Case" (advised by Andrew Moravcsik)
Melissa Ding (WWS): "Exploring National Differences in the Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Unions across the European Union"
Jeffrey Cole (Politics): "Pressure to Privatize: An Empirical Analysis into the Political and Economic Drivers of Privatization in Europe"
Angela Wu (WWS): "Ireland and Iceland: Financial Crisis Management In and Out of the European Union"
Ledina Gocaj (WWS): "Bailing Out Europe: The Creation of the European Financial Stability Facility" (advised by Sophie Meunier)
Andrei Stetsenko (WWS): "Gazprom, the Kremlin, and the EU: Whither the "Energy Weapon"?"
Ashley Alexander: "Bargaining Strength and Ratification Choice in the European Union Constitutional Treaty Process: An Intergovernmentalist Approach"
Alison Laporte-Oshiro: "Promoting Democracy in the Muslim World: The European Union in Turkey and Morocco."
EU Program Exploratory Research Fellowship
Patricia Bandeira Vieira: The EU cohesion policy in Portugal
Amanda Tuninetti: The future of NATO's strategic concept and its relations to ESDP
Ben Weisman: The EU as a global actor in security and peace
Amanda Tuninetti: The EU expansion in Turkey and the post-Soviet sphere
Joseph Vellone: The EU's Common Market organization for wine
This fellowship is designed for Juniors and Sophomores who are planning to do preliminary research on the European Union for their senior thesis this summer.