2021 Arryman Scholar Achievements
EDGS is honored to share the following academic accomplishments so far in 2021 from many of the Arryman Scholars.
Rahardhika Utama, PhD Candidate, Sociology: awarded the 2021 Hayward R. Alker Best Student Paper Award for his paper titled, "Politics of Memory, Underdevelopment, and Remnants of Political Violence in the Sumatra Rubber Belt" from the Interpretive Methodologies and Methods group at the American Political Science Association (APSA). The Hayward R. Alker award recognizes the APSA conference paper by a Ph.D. student that best demonstrates the uses of interpretive methodologies and methods for the study of the politics. Read more about Rahardhika's research.
Sari Ratri, PhD Candidate, Anthropology: awarded $20,000 from the Wenner-Gren Foundation to support dissertation fieldwork on her project entitled, “Nourishing the Future: The Roles of Midwives in Indonesia’s Changing Health Development Policies" The Wenner-Gren Foundation supports significant and innovative anthropological research into humanity's biological and cultural origins, development, and variation.
Wara Urwasi, PhD Candidate, Sociology: awarded $5,500 from the Maurice J. and Fay B. Karpf Peace Prize by the Northwestern Sociology department. The award is given for her research on the role of collective memory and informal institutions in spatial reconstruction and peacebuilding efforts in Ambon, Indonesia.
Sari Ratri and Wara Urwasi were both awarded the Northwestern Buffett Institute Global Impacts Graduate Fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year. During this Graduate Fellowship, they will pursue their research and participate in the Global Impacts Fellowship programs and other Northwestern Buffett activities and receive a stipend and a full tuition scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Aulia Nastiti, PhD Student, Political Science: awarded an American Indonesian Cultural & Educational Foundation (AICEF) Research Travel Grant for $3,000
Eunike Setiadarma, PhD Student, History: awarded an Asian Studies Graduate Cluster grant for $750
Sofyan Ansori, PhD Student, Anthropology: awarded an Asian Studies Graduate Cluster grant for $750; Won Best Overall Paper from the 2020 Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography; awarded an American Indonesian Cultural & Educational Foundation (AICEF) Research Travel Grant for $3,000
Atmaezer Simanjuntak, PhD Student, Anthropology: awarded $1,500 in summer research funding FAN-Foster from the Northwestern department of Anthropology and $2,000 in funding from The Graduate School Summer Language Grant
Febi Ramadhan, PhD Student, Anthropology: awarded $1,500 in research funding from the FAN-Foster and Lobban Awards from the Northwestern department of Anthropology
Amrina Rosyada, PhD Student, Anthropology: awarded $1,000 from the Lobban Award from the Northwestern department of Anthropology for early graduate research