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2018 Doctoral Students Awards

Category: The Balkans  Iva Vukusic (Utrecht U, Netherlands)

Paramilitary Violence in the Former Yugoslavia: Insights from War Crimes Trials.

Category: The Balkans  Albana Shehaj (U of Michigan, US)

Killing Them with Kindness: The Influence of Party Distributive Strategies on Voter Tolerance of Political Graft.

Category: Caucasus Russia  Andrea Peinhopf (University College London, UK)

Abkhazia After Displacement: The Perspective of Those Left Behind.

Category: Central Europe  Susan Divald (Oxford U, UK)

The Many Faces of Autonomy: Understanding Variation in the Hungarian Claims to Autonomy in Slovakia.

Category: Eurasia Turkey  Karolina Kluczewska (U of St. Andrews, UK)

American Donors, Local NGOs and Translating “Good Governance” into Tajik.

Category: Ukraine  Natalia Stepaniuk (U of Ottawa, Canada)

Civilian Wartime Volunteers: Exploring the Demographic Profile of Joiners and their Motivations for Engagement.

Category: Nationalism  Livia Rohrbach (U of Copenhagen, Denmark, Political Science)

Explaining Divergent Outcomes of the Bargaining Process over Self-Determination: The Significance  of Strategic Interaction.