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Winner of the Lisa Smirl Prize for best PhD 2018-19 Announced

last modified Jul 19, 2019 08:01 AM

Sean Fleming wins the prize for his thesis: "Leviathan on a Leash: A Political Theory of State Responsibility,"

 

POLIS would like to offer their sincerest congratulations to former PhD student Sean Fleming who has won the 2018-19 Lisa Smirl Prize.

His thesis entitled, "Leviathan on a Leash: A Political Theory of State Responsibility," was described as a brilliant combination of history of political thought, political theory, and international law. 

The Prize is named in memory of Lisa Smirl, who gained her PhD in the Department in 2010 but who sadly died of cancer in February 2013.