2012 Scholarship Recipients
AC4’s 2012 IACM Scholarship Recipients
Scholarship Recipients from Historically Underrepresented Groups
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
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.
Columbia Business School
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
University of Missouri-Columbia
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.
Timothy Aduojo Obaje
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.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Coletha’s research centered on leadership and management of organizational change in higher education.
University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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.
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
As an IACM Scholarship Recipient, Mohd’s research centered on the Kashmir Conflict and its impact on the economy of the Bakarwal Nomads.