The LMU Political Science and International Relations department is full of recognized teachers and scholars who are ready and willing to share their knowledge and expertise with their students. Below is a list of some of the personal and accademic awards recieved by professors over their years in academia.
Kerstin Fisk, “Humanitarian Displacement Data Network Grant” (with Andreas Tollefsen, Jamon Van den Hoek, and Anwesha Dutta). Awarded by Norwegian Center for Humanitarian Studies ($10k)
Gabriele Magni, “Out in National Security and New America's Out Leadership List (honoring the contributions of 50 LGBTQIA+ experts in U.S. national security and foreign policy),” Awarded by Out in National Security and New America.
Nathan Chan, “Minority Inter-group Solidarity & Political Behavior in Taiwan Research Grant”, (co-PI with Shelley Rigger & Lev Nachman). Awarded by Smith Richardson Foundation, 2021. ($22,500)
Gabriele Magni, “BCLA College Fellowship,” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Jennifer Ramos, “University Honors Mentor Award,” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Kerstin Fisk, “TRUST: Refugee Impacts on Host Sociopolitical Attitudes Grant” (with Halvard Buhaug (PI), Andreas Tollefsen, Siri Rustad, Karin Dyrstad, & Carlos Vargas-Silva). Awarded by Research Council of Norway, 2020-2024.
Jennifer Ramos, “Global Policy Institute Research Fellowship,” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Nathan Chan, “Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP).” Awarded by National Science Foundation, 2019-2022.
Jodi Finkel, “She Who Inspires: Women Who Change the World.” Awarded by University of California San Diego.
Nathan Chan, “Identity and Politics in Hong Kong and Taiwan Graduate Student Research Grant.” Awarded by The Long US-China Institute, 2018-2021. ($5,300)
Chaya Crowder, “Bayard Rustin Best Graduate LGBT Paper Award.” Awarded by National Conference of Black Political Scientists.
Kerstin Fisk, “BCLA Faculty Research and Writing Grant: Votes and Scapegoats: The Impact of Elections on Attacks against Refugee Communities.” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University, 2018-2019.
Gabriele Magni, “Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Fellow (declined). Awarded by Harvard University.
Adam Thal, “Best Dissertation Award, Political Psychology Section.” Awarded by the American Political Science Association.
Nathan Chan, “Summer Seed Research Grant + Fellowship to support dissertation and other political behavior research.” Awarded by Center for the Study of Democracy & William F. Podlich, 2017-2022. ($15,500)
Michael Genovese, “Distinguished Teaching Award.” Awarded by the American Political Science Association.
John Parrish, “Hall of Fame Honoree.” Awarded by Shawnee Education Foundation.
Chaya Crowder, “Ford Predoctoral Fellowship.” Awarded by Ford Foundation, 2016-2019.
Jodi Finkel, “Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell Award for Mentoring Latino/as.” Awarded by the American Political Science Association.
Gabriele Magni, “Haas Fund Fellowship.” Awarded by the European Union Studies Association.
Adam Thal, “Best Paper Award, Class & Inequality Section.” Awarded by the American Political Science Association.
Chaya Crowder, “Presidential Fellowship.” Awarded by Princeton University, 2015-2020.
Chaya Crowder, “Minority Fellow.” Awarded by American Political Science Association.
John Parrish, “Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts John R. Popiden Distinguished Service Award.” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Jennifer Ramos, “Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award, (co-winner).” Awarded by the International Studies Association.
Feryal Cherif, “BCLA College Fellowship.” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Kerstin Fisk and Jennifer Ramos, “BCLA Conference Grant; Preventive Force: Targeted Killing and Technology.” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University, 2013-2014.
Michael Genovese, “Outstanding Leadership Book of the Year for LEADERSHIP MATTERS: Unleashing the Power of Paradox” (Paradigm Press). Awarded by the International Leadership Association.
Gene Park, “BCLA Research Account Award.” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Gene Park, “Moon Fellowship, Summer Research Fellowship Grant.” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Andrew Dilts, “BCLA Faculty Research Account,” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University.
Jodi Finkel, “Hidden Hero: Leaders of Service and Action.” Awarded by Loyola Marymount University, Center for Restorative Justice.
Gene Park, “Explaining Fiscal Performance in Industrialized Democracies Grant.” (with Eisaku Ide) Awarded by Center for Global Partnership, Duration: 2012-2014. ($114,715.00)
Adam Thal, “Graduate Fellowship.” Awarded by Princeton University, 2012-2017
Jodi Finkel, “Visionary Leader Award, UCSD’s 50 Year Jubilee.” Awarded by University of California San Diego (50 ppl chosen from 130,000 alumni).
Jodi Finkel, “Honorable Mention, Museum of Latino Art.” Awarded by American Hybridity Show.
Gene Park, “Japan's Political Transition Grant.” Awarded by Center for Global Partnership at Association of Asian Studies and International Convention.
Chaya Crowder, “John Kluge Scholar.” Awarded by Columbia University.
Michael Genovese, “Academic Advisory Board.” Awarded by London Foundation for International Education, 2009-Present.
Feryal Cherif, “Center for Ideas and Society Fellowship.” Awarded by University of California Riverside (college-wide).
Feryal Cherif, “Faculty Diversity Leadership Award.” Awarded by University of California Riverside (university-wide).
Andrew Dilts, “Harper-Schmidt Fellow, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts.” Awarded by University of Chicago, 2008-2011.
Michael Genovese, “Scholar-in-Residence, Campaign 2008 Seminar Series: Presidential Inauguration.” Awarded by The Washington Center.
Andrew Dilts, “Doolittle-Harrison Fellowship.” Awarded by University of Chicago.