Best Dissertation Award 2015-16
For the sixth consecutive year, IBEI has granted the Best Master Dissertation Award. The winners of the awards receive €200.
The committee for the selection of the best Master Dissertation 2015-2016 agreed to award the prize for best dissertation to students Susanne Gjønnes, Austin Ruckstuhl and Andrew Sprague.
Furthermore, 4 dissertations have been awarded a diploma and a qualification of distinction, stated in the academic transcripts.
Best Dissertation Award
- Susanne Karine Gjønnes (Erasmus Mundus Master’s in Public Policy - Mundus MAPP), Mobilising for development: Assessing the impact of public saving institutions in determining national savings levels
- Austin Ruckstuhl (Master’s in International Relations), The Blurring of Insiders and Outsiders: The TPP Transparency Campaign
- Andrew Sprague (Master’s in International Security), Russian Meddling In Its Near Abroad. The Use of Frozen Conflicts as a Foreign Policy Tool
Master Dissertations with Distinction
- Nicholas Langridge (Master’s in International Relations), Is there a choice when it comes to ethical-trade? An examination of coffee production in Nicaragua
- Valentina Restrepo (Master’s in International Relations), La desecuritización de una amenaza multisectorial e institucionalizada: el caso del conflicto armado con las FARC en Colombia
- Natalia Umansky Casapa (Master’s in International Security), What is the effect of terrorist attacks on the securitization of migration? Case studies from the UK and Spain
- Lara Sampaio, Beliefs, dissents and policy change: An application of the advocacy coalition framework to the drug policy debate in Brazil