2012 Scholarship Recipients

AC4’s 2012 IACM Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Recipients from Historically Underrepresented Groups

Picture of Nithin Coca_2012 IACM RecipientNithin Coca
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
International Affairs

As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Nithin’s research focused on the role of natural resources and sustainable development on communities around the world.  His extensive traveling experiences, for he has worked and lived in over 44 countries, have lead him to believe that a global solution is needed for today’s complex problems. By being in South Africa, he gained knowledge not just of history, but also the various cultures and how society continues to move forward towards a stronger future.

Picture of Shira Mor - 2012 IACM RecipientShira Mor
Columbia Business School
Organizational Behavior

As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Shira examined the cognitive habits of individuals who are highly effective at collaborating across cultures. In addition, she explored whether these adaptive cognitive habits can be offered as interventions for individuals who are less effective at intercultural collaboration.

Scholarship Recipients from Developing Countries

Picture of Abdusabur Abdusamadov - 2012 IACM Recipient (DC)Abdusabur Abdusamadov
Tajikistan
University of Missouri-Columbia
Sociology

As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Abdusabur’s research focused on the role of religion in conflict studies and religious aspects of conflict analysis in the contemporary period of post-Soviet Ferghana Valley.

Picture of Timothy Aduojo Obaje - 2012 IACM Recipient (DC)Timothy Aduojo Obaje
Nigeria
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Policy and Development Studies

As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Timothy’s doctoral research explored the topics of youth, conflict transformation and peace-building.

Picure of Coletha Ngirwa - 2012 IACM Recipient (DC)Coletha Ngirwa
Tanzania
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
Higher Education

As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Coletha’s research centered on leadership and management of organizational change in higher education.

Picture of Ozum Saygi - 2012 IACM Recipient (DC)Ozum Saygi
Cyprus
University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Organizational Psychology

As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Ozum’s research centered on the role of negotiation processes on intergroup relations regardless of the outcome, as well as in group members’ moral judgment during negotiations.

Picture of Mohd Tufail - 2012 IACM Recipient (DC)Mohd Tufail
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Regional Development

As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Mohd’s research centered on the Kashmir Conflict and its impact on the economy of the Bakarwal Nomads.