The Merze Tate Award (before 2017, known as the Helen Dwight Reid Award) is awarded annually for the best dissertation sucessfully defended during the previous two years in the field of international relations, law, and politics. It carries a prize of $750.
Rochelle Terman is a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 2016 with a designated emphasis in Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research examines international norms, gender and advocacy, with a focus on the Muslim world, using a mix of quantitative, qualitative and computational methods.