Madison Romo (Pardee ’22) Awarded Charles B. Rangel Fellowship
The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent, and implement U.S. foreign policy. For Romo, “receiving the Rangel Fellowship is truly a dream come true.”
Gallagher Names Laura Gormley (’23) as Inaugural Najam Prize Fellow
Gormley will work with Gallagher and his partners on a project that examines how China chose to decarbonize its Belt Road Initiative and what lessons can be drawn to ensure that China implements and expands on this momentous act of global leadership.
Joshua Wright (BA IR ’22) Shares Story of Field Research in Kenya
“One of the first lessons I learned while reading post-colonial literature was the importance of rejecting Western exceptionalism and understanding that our perspective might not reflect that of the communities involved. The Keylor Grant is the perfect opportunity to embrace a new culture, approach the topic from an entirely different angle, and challenge your preconceived notions about a community or state.”
Corgan Internship Grant Recipients Share Their Summer Experiences
From Dubai to France to London, our students’ internships are pathways to gain on-the-job knowledge, expand their worldview, and further their career aspirations. The Pardee School caught up with some of the inaugural recipients of the Michael T. Corgan Internship Fund to discuss their career goals, the internships they’ve secured, and the impact of the Corgan Fund.
Tima Dasouki (Pardee ’22) Establishes BU Professional Clothing Closet
With the support of BU’s Newbury Center & Center for Career Development, Dasouki created the closet, which provides students with professional attire appropriate for interviews, networking events, career fairs, and the workplace free of charge.
Pardee School Students and Alumni Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists
Of the 37 entrants named Fulbright Semi-Finalists by the U.S. National Screening Committee, six – Ximena Aragon (BA IR ’20), Tima Dasouki (BA IR ’22), Catherine Kreider (BA IR ’21), Andrew Reilly (BA Italian & Linguistics and IR ’22), Sylvia Stoyanova (BA IR ’22), and Miruna Visuian (BA IR ’22) – will be representing the Pardee School community.
Malika Kounkourou (BA IR ’22) Shares Story of Field Research in Niger
“Being able to take what I have learned over the course of my studies at BU and apply it to pertinent situations in Niger makes my degree feel all the more worthwhile.”
Faizaan Firoz (Pardee ’25) Featured in “BU Today” Student Profile
An avid participant in the Model United Nations, a music lover, and “a total foodie,” Faizaan Firoz (Pardee ’25) joins the Pardee School’s incoming freshman class from Mombasa, Kenya.
Pardee Student Awarded Harold C. Case Scholarship
Regina Acosta (BA IR, Pardee ’22) is one of just 11 students to win one of the highest honors accorded to undergraduate students at Boston University.
Pardee School Students Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa
Ten graduating seniors of the Pardee School have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, America’s most prestigious academic honor society.
Dasouki (Pardee ’22) Featured on BU Career Podcast
Tima Dasouki (Pardee’22) discussed her research interests, how she has utilized career resources at BU, as well as as well as her experience at Urban Refuge where she turned her passion into a meaningful career development experience.
Pardee Student Awarded Fulbright Bulgaria-Romania Joint Research Award
Throughout his 10 months in Bulgaria and Romania, Eliot Usherenko (Pardee ’21) will analyze the evolution of U.S. relations with both Black Sea states since their admission into NATO and identify the steps Washington has taken to help them address regional security concerns.
Pardee School Graduate Student Feature: C.J. Ray
Ray (MAIA ’21) discusses his current professional experience, how the Pardee School is helping him reach his career goals, and what advice he has for his fellow students.
Pardee School Student Leads Launch of Migration Tales
Yiran Yu (’23), Mary Estaba (’22), Lauren Mai (’22), and Safiya Umrani (’23) are sharing the stories of immigrants, where they come from, and where they hope to go in their American journey.
Santarelli Discusses Equitable COVID Vaccine Distribution
“It is up to wealthy countries to ‘leave no one behind’ and promote a sustainable and inclusive COVID-19 recovery.”
Bass Awarded Rangel Graduate Fellowship
Briah Bass (Pardee BA ’21) has been selected for perhaps the most prestigious early-career fellowship for aspiring diplomats.
Pardee Students Published in Cornell International Affairs Review
Acosta (‘22), Kuckes (‘22), and Schumann (’21) examine how “hybrid insurgent groups” behave, react to state actions, and rise to prominence.
Pardee School Students Awarded CAS Research Internships
Cristina Morrison (Pardee ’22) and Ariana Thorpe (Pardee ’22) will examine how infrastructures of nuclear technologies have systematically disenfranchised communities of color in New Mexico and Namibia.
Student Spotlight: Tima Dasouki Awarded Boren Scholarship
Pardee School undergraduate and Dean’s Ambassador, Tima Dasouki (Pardee ’22), receives a 2020 David L. Boren Scholarship for International Study.
Student Spotlight: Pardee School Student Speaks at BU Matriculation
Hafzat Akanni (Pardee/CAS ’20) delivered welcome remarks at the 2019 Boston University Matriculation ceremony.