2021-22

Research Assistant Jobs 2021-22

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Race, Gender & Identity in International Relations (GOVT157S_)

Back by popular demand, the Keck Center is offering again this fall its new research and study program, which includes individual research projects, group discussions, guest speakers, and professional mentorship. The program offers one course academic credit, faculty and professional mentors, and three seminars with guest speakers. Students register for a special topics course taught by Professors Taw and Appel entitled Race, Gender, and Identity in International Relations (GOV157S_).

World Affairs Podcast Program

Under the supervision of Prof. Terril Jones, pairs of student podcasters will conduct research on a region or a theme in world affairs and develop 3-4 podcasts. Students selected for this fellowship will receive a $1,000 stipend disbursed in two payments. Student teams are expected to post one podcast per month and attend group sessions twice per month with Prof. Jones on podcast development and online resources. 

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Summer 2020 Fellowships/Podcasts (pilot)

As international travel and summer internships are especially limited during the current pandemic, the Keck Center is offering the following fellowships for summer research. Under the supervision of a CMC professor, student fellows will conduct research falling under one of the categories below. Please identify which fellowship you are applying for. You may apply for more than one fellowship but you must submit a separate abstract for each one. Students selected for this fellowship will receive a $2,000 stipend disbursed in two payments. Students should complete their podcast series or submit a thirty page paper to the Keck Center based on their research by September 1, 2020.

THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Research in International Strategic Studies

Paper by Patrick Coe

THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Research in economic development, social policy, international trade and investment, to include global cooperation.

THE JACK STARK FELLOWSHIP IN SECURITY STUDIES

Research in aspects of U.S. security policies.

Paper by Ahmad Nabi (coming soon)

THE EDWARD HALEY FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Research in important contemporary international issues.

THE PETER ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

Research in globalization affecting small to medium-sized businesses.

*Not Awarded

THE RONALD LEHMAN FELLOWSHIP IN DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT

Research on the role of diplomacy in resolving international conflict.

THE KECK CENTER HOT TOPICS PODCAST

Instead of a research paper, students create a series of six podcasts on timely issues in world politics.

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Please provide a short (up to 400 word) research proposal and attach to this application.

 

Application Package should have: (1) this form; (2) an unofficial transcript; (3) brief abstract with the description of project; and (4) Suggested faculty advisor’s name on form. 

 

Applications are being accepted currently. Note that review of applications will begin no later than

Tuesday, May 5.

--Email submissions to: ghan@cmc.edu  &  happel@cmc.edu

--Submission of final paper is due Friday, Sep 1, 2020

--Preference will go to students who are receiving limited or no support from SIE, SRO and CMC institutes for summer 2020.

--Final papers will be posted on the Keck Center’s website.

For a Summer 2020 Fellowship application, click HERE.

2019-20 Fellowship Papers

 The Arthur R. Adams Fellowship in International Strategic Studies

Carley Barnhart

Title: "No Notoriety: The Effect of Anonymizing the Perpetrators of Terrorist Attacks in Media" 

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 The Arthur R. Adams Fellowship in International Political Economy

Jessica Fang

Title: “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Analyzing the Economic Feasibility of Brownfield vs. Greenfield Investments” 

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The Jack Stark Fellowship in Security Studies

Nohl Patterson

Title: "Strategic Positioning: An Analysis of the U.S. National Cyber Strategy"

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The Edward Haley Fellowship in International Studies

Jayson Yasukochi

Title: "A Passive Presence: Confucianism in Modern East Asia and Its Relation to Democracy"

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The Ron Lehman Fellowship in Diplomacy and International Conflict

Renee Perper

Title: "The Persistent Consequences of Sexual Violence: A Case for Continued International Intervention Following the Mt. Sinjar Genocide"

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