Ph.D. Candidate Mikhail Strokan featured in PennToday

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Mikhail Strokan was featured in the August edition of PennToday in an article entitled "Resisting the resource curse". Read the full article here.


Congratulations to our Recent Graduates!

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Congratulations to the fourteen Ph.D. candidates who successfully defended and deposited their theses last Academic Year. We wish them the best of luck in all their future endeavors!


Graduate Student Awards

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Many of our students have received prestigious awards, grants, and fellowships in the past year. Congratulations to you all!


Amber Mackey accepted a Pre-doctoral Fellowship at MIT for 2023-24.

Mikhail Strokan was awarded a SAS Dissertation Completion Fellowship (DCF)… Read More

Ira H. Abrams Memorial Award for Distinguished Teaching

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Rudra Sil has been awarded the Ira H. Abrams Memorial Award for Distinguished Teaching. 

Teaching Awards for Abigail Dym and Nicholas Dias

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Abigail Dym has received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students while Nicholas Dias has been awarded the Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students (which is based on student nominations). 

Penn Placements 2021-2022

Friday, May 6, 2022

Congratulations to all our recent and soon-to-be Ph.D.'s who will be starting off in new positions this coming Fall (or in some cases already started new positions during the past year)!

Sumitra Badrinathan (Ph.D. 2021) is has accepted a TT position at American University after having… Read More