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Doctoral Dissertation Research in Political Science: Participation in Loyalist Protest Activities in Northern Ireland

Cultural protest actions are used by political actors around the world to achieve political objectives, but existing political science theories cannot fully explain their dynamics. In particular, the current literature does not account for why individuals participate in actions that have significant political consequences but that do not offer material inducements for participants or social punishments for non-participants. The aim of this dissertation is understand who chooses to participate in politically-relevant protest actions and why.

Doctoral Dissertation Research in Law and Social Sciences: Accountability in Multiple Fora After Extreme Mass Behavior

The second half of the 20th century saw a shift from an international system in which acts of mass extreme behavior were considered unpunishable to one in which they are generally viewed as criminally culpable conduct. When events become public, the states where they occur are now beset by calls to either prosecute those responsible or allow an international court to do so.

Science and Technology Studies Dissertation Grant

The Science and Technology Studies (STS) program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy issues that are closely related to STEM disciplines.

Deadline: 

Monday, August 3, 2020
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Thursday, August 3, 2023

Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics Dissertation Research

The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative, analytical, and statistical methods and models for those sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social and behavioral sciences.

Deadline: 

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Mandel Center Fellowship

To support fellowships of 3-8 months at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Deadline: 

Friday, November 15, 2019
Sunday, November 15, 2020

Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Scholars)

To support dissertation expenses for graduate students doing research on the well-being of individuals or communities in the US or Canada.

Deadline: 

Friday, November 1, 2019
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Sunday, November 1, 2020
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship

These are year-long fellowships for postdocs and junior faculty to research nuclear policy in New York City or Washington, DC.

Deadline: 

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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