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CISAC Honors Students Prize-Winning Presentations 2017


Date and Time

June 6, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch will be served to pre-registered guests. To ensure an accurate headcount, RSVPs are required.


The winners of the 2017 Firestone Medal and the William J. Perry Prize will present their prize-winning theses at a lunchtime seminar.

The Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research recognizes the top 10% of all honors theses in social science, science, and engineering. Receiving the Firestone Medal this year is Lauren Newby for her work on "From Zero to Sixty: Explaining the Proliferation of Shi’a Militias in Iraq after 2003." 

The Perry Prize recognizes excellence in policy-relevant research in international security studies and was awarded to Alex Lubkin for his research on "Plutonium Management and Disposition in the United States: History and Analysis of the Program." 

Both recipients are members of the Center for International Security and Cooperation’s Interschool Honors Program in International Security Studies.