Ben Helms is the 2016 Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award recipient for his paper “When Domestic and Supranational Politics Collide”. After graduation Ben will attend the University of Virginia to pursue a PhD in political science, with a focus on international politics and South Asia.
Emma Northcott won the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for her senior paper “Afro-American Ethnic Development in Latin America: A Transnational Evaluation of Citizenship.” She will next be pursuing a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University.
Rachel Brown has been selected as the “Honorable Mention” for the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for her senior paper “Basel III and Financial Inclusion.” Rachel will present her paper at the European Conference on Microfinance in Geneva, Switzerland in June 2015. She will join Ernst & Young LLP Financial Services Office Business Advisor Program in Charlotte, NC in September 2015.
Bridger Mahlum won the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for his senior paper ”Redistricting and Competitive Elections: A Comparative Case Study.” He will be heading to Alaska in June as an campaign consultant for the U. S. Senate Election in that state. While there, Bridger thought he would check into the rumor about there being “Gold in them thar hills….”
The Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award went to Megan Huber for her paper “Betrayal of the Innocents: An Examination of Children and Peacekeeping.” The Carl Moses Award was given for the first time in 2010. Megan was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and will teach English in Malaysia in 2010-11.