Professor Susan Moffitt Honored for Exceptional Mentorship and Guidance of Graduate Students

In a testament to her unwavering commitment to academic excellence and student wellbeing, Susan Moffitt, Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs and Director of Academic Programs for the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs, has been selected for the 2024 Faculty Award for Advising & Mentoring.

Susan Moffitt received endorsements from her colleagues, postdoctoral research associates, and a multitude of doctoral and master’s students who have benefited from her mentorship.

Matthew Lyddon, Director of Program Operations and Director of Graduate Study for the Master of Public Affairs program, commends Moffitt's meticulous guidance, remarking, "I have observed, firsthand, how Prof. Moffitt carefully stewards the research training of her graduate students by designing (and securing funding for) applied research skills development opportunities of varying scope and scale."

Moffit herself is humble when she says, “It is a privilege to work with and learn from our outstanding graduate students at Brown University. They are an inspiration!”