The 2023 Student Award Winners: From left, Courtney Kayser, Piper B. Biery, Muhammad Salar Khan, Kennedi Wilson, Ryan Barock, Andrew Strasberg, Erin Potter, Nicholas Craven, Aarzu Maknojia, Emily R. Mills, and Josh Zeeman. Dean Mark J. Rozell is third from right. Not pictured, Cassidy R. Bilskie, winner of the Outstanding Biodefense Student award, and Beatriz Pascual Macias, winner of the Outstanding International Security Student award.
Thirteen Schar School of Policy and Government graduating scholars were awarded with Outstanding Student Awards prior to the Schar School Degree Celebration at EagleBank Arena on May 19, 2023. Presentations of the medals were made by Dean Mark J. Rozell , Associate Dean Ming Wan , Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs Ann M. Ludwick, and the students’ program directors.
See the gallery below. All photos by John Boal Photography.
Director of Undergraduate Programs Heba F. El-Shazli, right, is pleased for Angela J. Khoury/Stephen T. Early Award winner Kennedi Wilson for Outstanding Senior in Government and International Politics.
El-Shazli applauds John W. Godbold Award winner Andrew Strasberg for Outstanding Senior in Public Administration.
Ryan Barock accepts his Gender and Politics (GAP) Leadership Award as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs Ann M. Ludwick, left, and GAP Program Director and Associate Dean of Student and Academic Affairs Bonnie Stabile, look on.
Josh Zeeman accepts his David Ricardo Award for Outstanding Global Commerce and Policy Student from Associate Dean Ming Wan as Professor J.P. Singh looks on.
Emily Mills is the 2023 winner of the Outstanding Political Science master’s student award.
Associate Professor James N. Burroughs smiles with Erin Potter, the John D.R. Cole Award winner for Outstanding Public Administration Student.
The Alexis de Tocqueville Award winner for the outstanding public policy master’s student, Aarzu Maknojia, accepts her certificate from Ming Wan as Program Director and Associate Professor Jeremy Mayer, watches.
Nicholas Craven is the 2023 winner of the Malcom P. McLean Transportation Award. He and Transportation Policy, Operations, and Logistics Program Director Jonathan Gifford share a laugh at the ceremony.
Piper B. Biery accepts the Frances Harbour Award for Political Science Community Leadership as Jeremy Mayer watches.
Outstanding Doctoral Student in Political Science award winner Courtney Kayser stands with Jeremy Mayer.
The Joseph L. Fisher Award for the Public Policy Doctoral Student Award recipient is Muhammad Salar Khan. He accepts the award from Ming Wan as Program Director John Earle looks on.