News@E40 | 2023



May 30, 2023

CIS congratulates 2023 graduates

Center for International Studies

Among those who graduated from the Department of Political Science this year were three graduate students focused on international relations and security studies.

A group photo in front of the exhibit sign


May 10, 2023

CIS welcomes Weiner family for exhibit tour

Sabina Van MellCenter for International Studies

This week, Beth Ben-Avraham and Avital (Tali) Datskovsky, Professor Myron Weiner's daughter and granddaughter, visited the Institute to tour the South Asia and the Institute: Transformative Connections


April 24, 2023

CIS awards 15 summer study grants

Fifteen doctoral students in international affairs at MIT were awarded summer study grants. Each will receive up to $4,000. Suzanne Freeman and Mariel Garcia-Montes were awarded the fourth annual Guillemin prize. The Center is pleased to support the work of an outstanding and varied cohort from across the Institute. 


March 21, 2023

PhD students Nicholas Blanchette, Wenyan Deng and Raymond Wang awarded World Politics Statecraft Fellowships

MIT Department of Political Science

Three PhD students from the MIT Security Studies Program were selected for World Politics and Statecraft Fellowships by the Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. for dissertation research.


February 6, 2023

CIS Summer Study Fellowship call for applications

The CIS Summer Study Fellowship competition is open to advanced doctoral students in international affairs at MIT, regardless of their home department. Students may apply for summer funding for dissertation research or writing that has an international component. CIS Summer Study Fellowship awards are intended to support student stipends and/or field research expenses.