Category: World Order

2007 – Roland Paris

The alliance of nations trying to keep Afghanistan from reverting to a haven for terrorists needs to “go big or get out” if it is serious about solving the problem. So says Roland Paris, associate professor of public and international affairs at University of Ottawa and winner of the 2007 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award […]

2006 – Fiona Terry

Aid agencies need to think things through when they give help, or they can end up worsening the problems they hoped to fix. That warning, delivered by Fiona Terry, director of research for the French section of the international agency Doctors Without Borders, has won the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World […]

2005 – Francis Deng and Roberta Cohen

Guidelines for a protection and aid system for internally displaced people, or people who are displaced within their home nations Scholars at Johns Hopkins University and The Brookings Institution who developed a plan to help internally displaced people are co-winners of the prestigious 2005 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Sharing […]

2004 – John Braithwaite and Peter Drahos

The globalization of business can be made to work for the common good, say two Australians who have won the 2004 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Australian National University law professors John Braithwaite and Peter Drahos will share the $200,000 cash prize for the ideas outlined in their book, “Global […]

2003 – Stuart Kaufman

A book analyzing causes of contemporary ethnic conflict and making recommendations for peace won the 2003 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Dr. Stuart Kaufman, associate professor of political science at the University of Kentucky, will receive a $200,000 prize for the ideas in his book, “Modern Hatreds: The Symbolic Politics […]

2001 – Janine Wedel

A book analyzing the dangers of ill-planned, poorly executed and misdirected foreign aid has won the 2001 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Janine Wedel, an anthropologist affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs who has studied the evolving economic and social order in Eastern […]

2000 – Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink

Margaret E. Keck, a professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., looks at political issues from the perspective of a political scientist, a journalist and former resident of several different nations. She taught political science at Yale University from 1986 to 1995, and before that served as a faculty fellow at […]

1997 – Herbert Kelman

Long-standing international disputes often seem unsolvable because the parties involved are too deeply invested in their positions. However, a third party may help them to focus on the basic concerns underlying their positions, and thus to reframe the issues in ways more amenable to negotiation. Herbert C. Kelman describes the process, which he calls interactive […]

1996 – Max Singer and Aaron Wildavsky

For the first time, the major world powers share a commitment to democracy. By working together, they eventually will encourage other nations toward democracy and, ultimately, peace. This is one of the predictions by Max Singer and the late Aaron Wildavsky, authors of The Real World Order: Zones of Peace/Zones of Turmoil. The ideas presented […]

1995 – Gareth Evans

The end of the Cold War has left many nations struggling to develop foreign policies to help maintain a new world order. Former Australian Foreign Minister Gareth Evans has presented ideas that could quicken the process. Evans’ ideas were laid out in an article, “Cooperative Security and Intra-State Conflict,” in the fall 1994 issue of […]