Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science


Michael Schumacher

Michael J. Schumacher (Political Science Ph.D. candidate), who is writing a dissertation that compares the role of foreign fighters in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and for ISIS in the Syrian Civil War (2011-present), has received four external grants to conduct his dissertation field research in the United States and Tunisia in 2018-19. His specific grants, received in spring 2018, are as follows: • The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Ernest Hemingway Grant: $1,600 • Smith Richardson Foundation World Politics and Statecraft Grant: $7,500 • Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grant: $7,500 • Harold D. Lasswell Award for Outstanding Project in International Relations (from Horowitz Foundation): $1,500