Graduate Fellows

In partnership with The Graduate School (TGS), the Buffett Institute has launched a fellowship program for Northwestern PhD students pursuing research in global studies. Modeled after TGS and the Office of the President’s prestigious Presidential Fellows program, Buffett fellowships are awarded to outstanding graduate students whose research relates to areas of study within the Institute.

2018 Fellows

Magda Boutros

Magda Boutros, sociology

Dissertation topic: “Experts and Victims: Mobilizing the law against police violence and discrimination in France”

Gina Giliberti

Gina Giliberti, political science

Dissertation topic: “Impassioned Religion in International Politics”

Rana Khoury

Rana Khoury, political science

Dissertation topic: “Whither Civil Resistance? Assistance and Activism across the Syrian Warscape”

Scott Newman

Scott Newman, comparative literary studies

Dissertation topic: “The Global Anglophone, Francophonie, and the Writing of African Worlds”