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Past Recipients of Graduate Student Fellowships from Spring Quarter 2022 - Present

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Graduate student fellowships can provide one to two quarters of support in the form of tuition and a graduate student stipend for students pursuing dissertation research on topics related to global poverty and development. Awards are for the following academic year. 

2021 - 2022 Academic Year

Environment and Climate Change

Jitka Hiscox, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Evaluating the Relationship Between Water Access, Maternal Well-Being, Caregiving and Child Development 

Environment and Climate Change

Anna-Katharina von Krauland, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Revealing the Onshore and Offshore Potential: Wind Energy Atlas for India and the United States Accounting for Spatial Use Restrictions, Weather Variability, and Wind Speed Thresholds

Governments and Institutions

Jiwon Kim, Department of Political Science
Social Identification and Political Mobilization of Conflict-stricken Ethnic Minorities

Innovations in Methods and Data

Alexandr Lenk, Department of Economics
The Role of Promises in Economic Development: A Cross-Regional Field Experiment in Egypt

Gender and Equity
Education and Skills

Ana Trindade Ribeiro, Graduate School of Education
Can Gender Gaps in College Placement and Labor Market Outcomes Be Explained by Differences in Test-Taking Behavior?

Trade and Migration
Governments and Institutions

Pablo Seward Delaporte, Department of Anthropology
Dwelling in Vulnerability: The Politics of Migrant Life in Chile

Governments and Institutions

Chun-Yu (Jo Ann) Wang, Department of Anthropology
Refining Politics: Oil Development, Environmental Activism, and Political Improvisation in Rural Malaysia

Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work

Réka Zempléni, Department of Economics
What Drives Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries, and How Can They be Best Supported? Experimental Evidence from Colombia and India

Gender and Equity

Sally Zhang, Department of Economics
Asymmetric Information and Hidden Income within the Household in Developing Countries