Outstanding Academic Achievement Award: Michael Jablonski
Michael Jablonski received the Outstanding Academic Achievement by a Graduate Student Award from the Department of Communication. This award is presented to a graduate student who has completed 24 hours of graduate coursework, has a GPA of 4.0, and has demonstrated excellence in their chosen field of study.
Jablonski presented two papers this year at the International Studies Association annual meeting hosted in March 2016. They were “Information is not the currency of peace: Examining the propensity of free flows of information to create conflicts undermining peaceful relations” and “The Market for Peace: Consequences of inelastic markets for loyalties in global communication.”