Peace Scholar Fellowship granted to PDRI Fellow Meghan Garrity

November 2020 | Private: Meghan Garrity

Graduate Fellow Meghan Garrity received a Peace Scholar Fellowship from the United States Institute of Peace for her dissertation “Disorderly & Inhumane: Explaining a Century of Mass Expulsion, 1912-2012.”

This year’s Peace Scholar cohort is composed of 20 Peace Scholars who are conducting their dissertation research across the globe.

Garrity has over ten years of experience as a humanitarian and development practitioner, having worked throughout Africa and the Middle East, and continues to engage in annual consultancies. Her research was supported by the University of Pennsylvania’s Browne Center, Perry World House, the Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration, and Penfield and Teece Dissertation Research Fellowships. She was awarded the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students and the Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students. Garrity received her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania (2018) and her B.A. in International Studies from Macalester College (2008).