Mahfuzul Chowdhury, PhD ’92 awarded a Fulbright Scholarship


Mahfuzul Chowdhury, PhD ’92 has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Dr. Chowdhury is a professor of political science and director of the Social Science Research Institute at the University of Chittagong in Bangladesh. He will begin his term as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in October, joining the Department of Political Science at Duke University for […]

Joan Fitzgerald


LPP Professor Joan Fitzgerald received a travel grant from the German Marshall Fund of the United States to conduct research on climate change strategies in European cities. She will be at the University of Amsterdam for the month of May as part of a Fulbright Senior Scholar award.

Ph.D. Candidate Liana Pennington was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant for her doctoral research. Titled “The Role of Parents and Parens Patriae: Developing Views of Legitimacy and Justice in Juvenile Delinquency Court,” Liana’s project examines how parents and other family members experience the juvenile justice process and discuss issues of law and justice within the family. Her dissertation chair is Amy Farrell, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Liana’s research has also been funded by the Gardiner Howland Shaw Foundation and the Law & Public Policy Program.

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