David L. Boren Awards for International Study

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1 Fellow and 2 Scholars from U of I

May 30, 2012

Participating U.S. Institutions
University of Illinois

Hristo Alexiev, Andrew Barr, and Chris Olen from the University of Illinois have received Boren Awards.

Hristo is a Fellow who will be at Bo─čaziçi University in Turkey conducting research on Turkey's role in interethnic and minority relations in the Balkans.

Andrew, a junior and political science major, will be at the University of Jordan studying suicide terrorism.

Chris is a scholar and a double major in political science and Spanish. He will be in Beijing and Shanghai looking at the ramifications of the interactions between the private sector and Chinese government.

Read more about these awardees here.