All FSI News News May 11, 2022

CDDRL Congratulates Newly Elected Phi Beta Kappa Members

Sylvie Ashford (honors class of 2021) and Carolyn Chun (honors class of 2022) are among the newest members of this prestigious academic honors society.
Phi Beta Kappa

The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law would like to congratulate two outstanding students from its Fisher Family Honors Program on their admission to Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa is a nationwide society honoring students for the excellence and breadth of their undergraduate scholarly accomplishments.

The following students have been elected into the society:

Sylvie Ashford, CDDRL Honors Class of 2021

Sylvie AshfordMajor: International Relations
Minor: Middle Eastern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Thesis Title: The Benevolent Dictator? Demands for Democracy and Authoritarian Resilience in Oman

Carolyn Chun, CDDRL Honors Class of 2022

Carolyn ChunMajor: History
Hometown: Oak Brook, Illinois
Thesis Title: One Man, One Vote: Representational Equality, Prison Gerrymandering, and Reform

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Carson Smith

CDDRL Honors Aluma Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Carson Smith (honors class of 2018-19) is among 70 scholars in the Knight-Hennessy Scholars' fifth cohort.
2022-23 CDDRL Honors Students

Introducing Our 2022-23 CDDRL Honors Students

Representing nine different majors and minors and hailing from four different countries, we are thrilled to welcome these twelve outstanding students to our Fisher Family Honors Program.
Lina Hidalgo speaks at a community event in Houston, Texas

CDDRL Honors Graduate Lina Hidalgo Named to Time100 Next List

Hidalgo has become a prominent voice in Texas politics, and gained recognition for her leadership during the COVID-19 crisis and the 2020 elections. Alex Stamos of the Internet Observatory was also named to the list.