Dr. Aaron Mulvany as top finalist

Dr. Aaron Mulvany – Assistant Professor in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences – has been named one of three finalists for the 2013 International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences prize.  His dissertation, Flood of Memories: Narratives of Water and Loss in Tamil South India (2011), examined the complex tensions that arose around differing perceptions of both flood and rehabilitation in the wake of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and competed among over 100 dissertations in the humanities and social sciences completed between 2010 and 2012.  The bi-annual prize will be awarded at ICAS 8 in Macau, P.R. China, in June 2013.


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