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Arryman Accomplishments

2020-21

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.

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.
  • Awarded the Northwestern Buffett Institute Global Impacts Graduate Fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Presented at Arryman Symposium, May 2021

Gde Metera, PhD, Political Science

  • Defended his doctoral thesis, “Coercion in Search of Legitimacy: The Secular State, Religious Politics, and Religious Coercion in Indonesia Under the New Order, 1967-1998
  • Presented at Arryman Symposium, May 2021
  • Graduated June 2021 with PhD in Political Science

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.
  • Awarded the Northwestern Buffett Institute Global Impacts Graduate Fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year.

Yoes Kenawas, PhD Candidate, Political Science

  • Presented at Arryman Symposium, May 2021

Sabina Puspita, PhD Candidate, Political Science

  • Presented at Arryman Symposium, May 2021

Aulia Nastiti, PhD Student, Political Science

  • Awarded an American Indonesian Cultural & Educational Foundation (AICEF) Research Travel Grant for $3,000

Sofyan Ansori, PhD Student, Anthropology

  • Awarded an American Indonesian Cultural & Educational Foundation (AICEF) Research Travel Grant for $3,000
  • Awarded $750 for an Asian Studies Graduate Cluster grant
  • Won Best Overall Paper from the 2020 Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography
  • Organized the 2020-21 EDGS Graduate Lecture Series on Politcal Ecology

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
  • Organized the 2020-21 EDGS Graduate Lecture Series on Politcal Ecology

Febi Ramadhan, PhD Student, Anthropology

  • Awarded $1,500 in research funding from the FAN-Foster and Lobban Awards from the Northwestern department of Anthropology 

Eunike Setiadarma, PhD Student, History

  • Awarded $750 for an Asian Studies Graduate Cluster grant

Amrina Rosyada, PhD Student, Anthropology

  • Awarded $1,000 from the Lobban Award from the Northwestern department of Anthropology for early graduate research

2019-20

Luthfi Adam

  • Luthfi’s organized his first panel and it was accepted by the Association for 2019 Asian Studies Conference at Denver
  • Defended doctoral thesis and passed with distinction, “Cultivating Power: Buitenzorg Botanic Garden and Empire-Building in the Netherlands East Indies, 1745-1917”, May 2020
  • Presented at Arryman Symposium, May 2020
  • Awarded the 2020 Harold Perkin Prize for the Best Dissertation in the Department of History ($2,500)
  • Graduated June 2020 with PhD in History

Sofyan Ansori

Muhammad Fajar

  • Defended doctoral thesis and passed, “The Path to Preemption: The Politics of the Indonesian Student Movements during the Regime Transition, 1998-1999”, May 2020
  • Presented at Arryman Symposium, May 2020
  • Graduated August 2020 with PhD in Political Science

Sindhunata Hargyono

  • Received TGS Summer Research grant and TGS Language Grant

Norman Joshua

  • Norman Joshua has passed his Major Field Examination in Modern Southeast Asian History with distinction
  • Received American Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation Inc. (AICEF) 2019 Travel Research Grant

Robie Kholilurrahman

  • Awarded LPDP scholarship beginning fall 2019

Bahram Naderil

  • Received TGS Language Grant and Buffett Summer Research Grant
  • Runner-up for the Society of the Anthropology of Religion (SAR) Graduate Student Paper Prize Competition
  • March 2020-EDGS Graduate Lecture Series
Mirna Nadia
  • Received SPAN (Sexualities Project at Northwestern) Summer Research Grant
  • Received 2020-2021 SEAREG Pre-Dissertation Fellowship ($2000)
  • May 2020-EDGS Graduate Lecture Series

Aulia Nastiti

  • Received Buffett Summer Research Grant
  • Received Political Science Minar Memorial Summer Award

Sabina Puspita

  • Received American Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation Inc. (AICEF) 2019 Travel Research Grant

Sari Ratri

  • Received TGS Language Grant and Buffett Summer Research Grant
  • Received FAN-Foster internal grant from Anthropology
  • February 2020-EDGS Graduate Lecture Series
  • Received American Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation Inc. (AICEF) 2020 Travel Research Grant for $3,000

Perdana Roswaldy

  • Received summer research grant from Sociology
  • Received funding for 2nd yr paper ($4,038.00) from Kellogg Dispute Resolution Research Center Grant

Amrina Rosyada

  • Received Arryman Fellowship (2019)
  • Received Arryman Scholarship (2020)
  • Presented at Arryman Symposium, May 2020

Eunike Setiadarma

  • Awarded the 2020 Romani Prize for the Best Research Paper by a First-Year Graduate Student ($2,500)

Wara Urwasi

  • Received External Education/Training Grant from Sociology

Rahardhika Utama

  • Awarded Honorable Mention (2nd Place) from the ASA Sociology of Development Graduate Paper Award. This award is for dissertation chapter draft titled "Embedded Peasantry: Path-Dependence and Economic Transformation in Indonesia and Malaysia."