Feb. 21, 2022

Andrew Moravcsik, LISD director, served as Acting Chair of the John McCain Dissertation Prize Committee, presented the award, and gave the award lecture at a ceremony held on February 18, 2022, during the Munich Security Conference(MSC), in the presence of US Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture Cindy McCain, a large US Congressional Delegation, members of the jury, and selected high-ranking MSC participants. While at the conference, Andrew Moravcsik also met with German policy-makers, members of the new government, and had various discussions on Ukraine, climate change, human rights, and other forward-looking issues. 

The John McCain Dissertation Award is awarded annually to up to two outstanding doctoral dissertations for exceptional academic contributions in the field of political science, history, or policy analysis with an emphasis on transatlantic relations.