Meet MFP Spring Fellow, Ahmed Kodouda of The George Washington University

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Spring MFP supports students from underrepresented backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the first or second year of a political science PhD program. Awards will range between $500 and $1500, depending on availability funds. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the APSA Minority Fellowship Program.

Meet Ahmed Kodouda, 2019 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

Ahmed Kodouda is a PhD student at George Washington University, studying comparative politics. His research interests include ethnic politics, civil war and democratization in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2019, Ahmed was awarded the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship. Prior to graduate school, he worked for various organizations in Kampala, Khartoum, Nairobi and Washington, DC, including the Aspen Institute, Freedom House, and Saferworld. Ahmed received his BA in international relations from Bucknell University.