Awards and Fellowships

The research activities of Georgetown SFS-Q's faculty members have accrued international recognition, and led to faculty members receiving a variety of external fellowships and awards. Please browse this section to learn more.

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Young Economist Prize Award

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Prof. Asturias was a first-place winner, along with Manuel Garcia-Santana (Universite Libre de Bruxelles), of the Young Economist Prize award for his paper, “Competition and the Welfare Gains of Transportation Infrastructure,” presented at the annual conference of the Spanish Economics Association in 2015. 

Visiting Fellowship at Columbia University

Visiting Fellowship at Columbia University

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Prof. Jose Asturias was awarded a visiting fellow position with the Department of Econoics at Columbia University. This fellowship is given to a small number of applicants and will allow him to continue his research on production networks and gains from improved infrastructure in developing countries.

Georgetown University Fellowship

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Prof. Jose Asturias was selected by Georgetown University's Global Engagement Faculty Committee to reside for a semester at Campion Hall, the Jesuit residence at Oxford University. He will pursue work on his research, which looks at production networks and gains from improved infrastructure in developing countries. 

Professorship at the University of Arkansas

Professorship at the University of Arkansas

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Prof. Kelly Hammond, Research Fellow at SFS-Q during the 2014-2015 academic year, will join the Department of History at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville as an assistant professor of East Asian History in Fall 2015.

CIRS Faculty Fellowship

CIRS Faculty Fellowship

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Prof. Firat Oruc will be the CIRS Faculty Fellow for 2015-2016. This fellowship is given to one SFS-Q faculty member a year to support the production of original research for publication in leading journals or university presses.

Thomas W. Smith Post-Doctoral Research Associate Fellowship

Thomas W. Smith Post-Doctoral Research Associate Fellowship

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Dr. Karen Taliaferro, Research Fellow at SFS-Q during the 2014-2015 academic year, has been awarded the Thomas W. Smith Post-Doctoral Research Associate Fellowship at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. She will spend the year in residence at Princeton, working on her book manuscript on religious liberty and conceptions of law across ancient Greek, early Christian, and medieval Muslim traditions.

Professorship at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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Paul Musgrave

Prof. Paul Musgrave, Research Fellow at SFS-Q during the 2013-2014 academic year, accepted an offer from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst as a tenure-track assistant professor. He will join the Department of Political Science starting in the Fall of 2015. 

Visiting Research Fellow at Tubingen University's Centre for Islamic Theology

Visiting Research Fellow at Tubingen University's Centre for Islamic Theology

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Prof. Sohaira Siddique receieved a Visiting Research Fellowship at Tubingen University's Centre for Islamic Theology for the period of May to August 2015.

Professeur Invités Fellowship

Professeur Invités Fellowship

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Max Oidtmann was awarded a "Professeur Invités" from the  École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France. This fellowship involves a month-long residency in Lyon in 2015. It is part of a research project hosted by ENS Lyon entitled, "Legalizing Space In China," which is a large collective study of the legal system of China prior to the twentieth century. Prof. Oidtmann is contributing research on Tibet and other regions of Inner Asia controlled by the Qing Empire (1636-1911).

"Best Student Poster Presentation" Award in the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference

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Salman Ahad Khan (SFS-Q '16)

Salman Ahad Khan (SFS-Q) won the award for "Best Student Poster Presentation in Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities" at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference in November 2014. The poster presentation of his UREP project is titled, "Advancing Financial Literacy for Transnational Families."