Bleck Wins African Politics Best Dissertation Award
By Elizabeth Rankin
September 5, 2012
Faculty Fellow Jaimie Bleck has won the 2011 Lynne Rienner Award for Best Dissertation in African Politics from the American Political Science Association’s Africa Politics Conference Group (APCG). Sponsored by the publisher Lynne Rienner, the award carries a $500 prize.
Bleck’s award-winning work, “Schooling Citizens: Education, Citizenship, and Democracy in Mali,” explores the political effect of education in the West African country.