Dissertation Improvement Awards

ISS offers funds to the individual graduate programs in the division, with the intention of helping advanced graduate students successfully complete their dissertations.


The 2016-17 ISS Dissertation Improvement Awards supported students exploring subjects ranging from adult emergent literacy to the politics of climate change, and from virtual reality to Peruvian history.

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The 2015-16 ISS Dissertation Improvement Awards helped students to advance projects on subjects ranging from scrap metal trade in contemporary Delhi to the use of fertilizers in Cold War-era Chile.

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