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International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

To support a fellowship for a mid-career scholar for 3-12 months in Japan.

Deadline: 

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Saturday, October 31, 2020

International Affairs Fellowship

To support mid-career scholars in foreign policy.

Deadline: 

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Radcliffe Fellowship

Each of the more than 800 fellows who have been in residence at the Radcliffe Institute has pursued an independent project, but the collaborative experience unites all of them. Scholars, scientists, and artists work on individual projects, or in clusters, to generate new research, publications, art, and more.

Deadline: 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Asian Studies Fellowship

To support research in Asian Studies, with a particular focus on the themes of Asian Cities, Asian Heritages, and Global Asia.

Deadline: 

Friday, February 1, 2019

Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program

To support expenses related to research in the NY state archives.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Residential Fellowship

To support an academic year fellowship.

Deadline: 

Friday, February 1, 2019

Political Communication and Accountability in Uganda

In many developing economies, poor social and economic outcomes are attributed in part to political decision-making that is unresponsive to the needs and preferences of citizens. Weaknesses of governance structures and social welfare in turn are associated with fragile security outcomes and economic failures that may in turn have implications for US economic and security interests. In light of these adverse outcomes, large amounts of development aid has been provided by the United States to bolster democracy and governance interventions in developing areas.

Collaborative Research: Transformations in Political Party Organizations and the Rise of Candidate-Centered Elections in the U.S., 1878-2008

Candidate-centered politics and personal voting in the United States are much stronger today than they were in the past, and party organizations are much weaker. This project asks two main questions: i) Why did this happen?; ii) What are the implications of this development for the future of American democracy?

Doctoral Dissertation Research in Political Science: Poverty Alleviation in Developing Nations

Poverty reduction is one of the central challenges for development in new democracies. Many of these democracies operate in a context of weak institutions, where policy implementation is subject to the discretion of politicians, This proposal investigates the strategies used to target private benefits and how voters' access to benefits affects their behavior. This project studies the conditions under which local politicians pursue partisan targeting strategies and when voters can circumvent these strategies.

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