PhD in Political Science, 2013. Assistant Professor of Political Science, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Amanda Garrett's PhD dissertation, When Cities Fight Back: Minorities, Local Politics and Conflict, received the Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award for the best dissertation in European politics from the American Political Science Association's European Politics and Society Section, 2014.
Garrett's current book project, based on her dissertation work, continues to examine the conditions under which religious or ethnic minorities engage in violent conflict as a means of political expression in France, the UK, Netherlands and the United States.
Winner of the 2014 APSA Giovanni Sartori Prize for best book on qualitative methods.
Winner of the 2014 ISA Chadwick Alger Prize for best book on international organization and multilateralism.
Winner of the 2014 Peter Katzenstein Prize for outstanding first book in international relations or comparative politics.
Selected among the Best Books of 2013 on Western Europe by Foreign Affairs.
Awarded Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship 2011.
Awarded Harvard University Senator Charles M Sumner Prize for the best dissertation “from the legal, political, historical, economic, social, or ethnic approach, dealing with any means or measures tending toward the prevention of war and the establishment of universal peace," 2007.
PhD in Government, 2013. Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University, 2019.
Global Fellow, The Mexico Institute, 2016-present.
Fellow, The Wilson Center for International Scholars, 2015-2016.
CEO of México ¿Cómo vamos?, a Mexican think tank that studies economic development, 2014-2015.
Winner of the Will H. Moore III Prize, Peace Science Society, 2019. Awarded for the paper published in the Journal of Conflict Management or Conflict Management and Peace Science that most effectively addresses issues related to the integrity and respect accorded to individual political rights and freedoms.
Selected by the Mexican Senate as the youngest selection commissioner of the National Anticorruption System, 2016.
Winner of the American Political Science Association's Leonard D. White Award, honoring the best dissertation in the field of public administration for her dissertation is titled, "How Government Structure Encourages Criminal Violence: The Causes of Mexico's Drug War," 2014.