2013

Lorenzo Casaburi

Lorenzo Casaburi

PhD in Economics, 2013.
Swiss Re Foundation Assistant Professor of Development Economics, University of Zurich.


Postdoctoral Fellow,Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), 2013-16.

Prize for Excellence in Development, German Economics Association & KfW, 2019.

Awarded Swiss National Science Foundation Eccellenza Grant, 2018.

Will S. Dobbie

Will S. Dobbie

PhD in Public Policy, 2013.
Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.


Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, 2013-2019.

Named an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2019-2021.

Co-winner of the W.E. Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award for the best dissertation on employment, 2013.

Bernard L. Fraga

Bernard L. Fraga

PhD in Government and Social Policy, 2013.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Indiana University.


Bernard Fraga's first book, The Turnout Gap: Race, Ethnicity, and Political Inequality in a Diversifying America,  examines the causes and consequences of racial/ethnic disparities in voter turnout. Cambridge University Press (2018).

Winner of the Midwest Political Science Association Latino/a Caucus Early Career Award, 2018.

Winner of the Midwest Political Science Association's Lucius Barker Award for best paper in race or ethnicity and politics, 2015. 

Amanda Garrett

Amanda Garrett

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.

Keren Ladin

Keren Ladin

PhD in Health Policy, 2013.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Occupational Therapy, Community Health, and Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University.


Named a Greenwall Faculty Scholar, a career development award to enable junior facuolty to carry out innovative bioethics research. The Greenwall Foundation, 2017.

Aurelie Ouss

Aurélie Ouss

PhD in Economics, 2013.
Jerry Lee Assistant Professor of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania.


Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago Crime Lab, 2013-2017.

Winner of the first annual Economics of Crime prize at the 6th Economics of Crime Transatlantic Workshop at Bocconi University in Milan, 2014.

Viridiana Rios

Viridiana Rios

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.

Ugo Troiano

Ugo Troiano

PhD in Economics, 2013.
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan.
Beth Wikler

Elizabeth McCarthy Wikler

PhD in Health Policy, 2013.
Senior Health Policy Advisor, Office of U.S. Senator Tina Smith.


Congressional Fellow, American Sociological Association, 2013-2014.

Miya Woolfalk

Miya Woolfalk

PhD in Government and Social Policy, 2013.
Director of Research, Analyst Institute.


Assistant Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College, 2013-2016.

Miya Woolfalk leads a team of research managers and analysts who design, implement and analyze research projects on a wide range of topics. Her substantive expertise and primary interests are in civic engagement and voter mobilization, with a focus on the political behavior of racial and ethnic groups. 

Crystal S. Yang

Crystal S. Yang

PhD in Economics and JD, Harvard Law School, 2013.
Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.


Olin Fellow and Instructor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, 2013-2014.

Crystal Yang’s teaching and research interests center around empirical law and economics, particularly in the areas of criminal justice and consumer bankruptcy.

Winner John M. Olin Prize for best paper in law and economics for “Free At Last? Judicial Discretion and Racial Disparities in Federal Sentencing,” 2013.