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Recent Awardees

Graduate Fellowship Recipient

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Nicole T. Venker 

Recipient of Jesse F. and Dora H. Bluestone Peace Studies Fellowship, 2024-25

Graduate Fellowships are made possible by the generous support of the Marion and Frank Long family, the Jesse F. and Dora H. Bluestone family, and an anonymous donor.


Freeman Prize in Peace Studies

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McKenzie Carrier

Recipient of the Harrop and Ruth Freeman Prize in Peace Studies, 2024-25

The Freeman Prize goes to Cornell seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to working for world peace.


Freeman Fellowship Recipient 

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AndrĂ© Nascimento 

Recipient of the Harrop and Ruth Freeman Fellowship, 2024-25

The Harrop and Ruth Freeman Fellowships are offered to encourage Cornell undergraduates to pursue summer work related to peace studies and conflict resolution in an otherwise unpaid position with a not-for-profit organization. 


Best Essay in Technology and International Security Policy

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Brett Reichert 

Recipient of the Best Essay in Technology and International Security Policy prize, 2024-25

Awarded up to once annually, the prize offers recognition for the best essay that considers the impact of technology on prospects for peace or war, and/or the ways in which conflict may shape technology.