2019-2020 Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award Winner

The winner of the 2019-2020 “Graduate School’s Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award” is Dr. Aysegul Balta Ozgen for her dissertation “Refugee Integration in Comparative Perspective: Syrians in Canada, Germany, Turkey, and the United States.”  Dr. Balta Ozgen was a student in the Sociology Department and received her Ph.D. from UB in June 2019. 

This award recognizes a Ph.D. dissertation that makes an original, truly outstanding, and impactful contribution to the respective field of study.  Nominations are invited from among four broad subject areas over a four-year period.  For 2019-2020, Ph.D. dissertations in the disciplines of Social Sciences and Education were eligible for submission.  

Congratulations Dr. Aysegul Balta Ozgen for her extraordinary work!