PhD Student Awards
Winners of the Brooks School of Public Policy Outstanding PhD Student Awards
Brooks Awards for Outstanding Research Paper
This award honors an outstanding paper written by a PhD student who is funded by the Brooks School. Submissions are evaluated based on the potential for innovation and impact in the field of public policy.
“The Long Run Effect of Federal Income Support on Criminal Involvement and Risky Behavior of Adults”
Brooks Awards for Outstanding Teaching
This annual award recognizes outstanding teaching by PhD Teaching Assistants for the Brooks School of Public Policy.
PADM 5310 Applied Multivariate Statistics in Public Affairs
PAM 2000 Intermediate Microeconomics
Brooks Public Engagement Awards
This award honors outstanding contributions to public engagement by a PhD student who is funded by the Brooks School. Submissions are evaluated based on evidence of impact and engagement on policy-relevant matters.
Grace Phillips – for her work with the Cornell Prison Education Program
Brooks Exemplary Service Award
This award recognizes a Brooks PhD Student who has a demonstrated track record of exemplary service to the Brooks School community.
Meredith Welch – for her contributions to mentoring in the PhD program, Cornell Diversity in Economics (DICE), and the broader Brooks School community.
Brooks School Racial Equity Research Grants
The grant will support planned or ongoing student research that is rigorous and intellectually ambitious and addresses pressing questions that will advance racial equity in public policy.
Jillian Royal – to study electoral representation among those from underrepresented backgrounds and how they influence policy change
Hyewon Kim – to study the long-run effects of racial segregation on contact with the criminal justice system