War & Peace Fellow Wins Truman Award

April 18, 2014

Read the entire story by Kelly Sundberg Seaman in Dartmouth Now.

Shoshana Silverstein ’15, a Dickey Center War and Peace Fellow, has been chosen as a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholar. She is one of 59 college students, mostly juniors, awarded scholarships of up to $30,000 to pursue graduate studies in public service fields.

The Dickey Center's War and Peace Studies Fellows Programbrings students together from across the disciplines – the sciences, social sciences and humanities – to engage in an ongoing discussion of the social, political, moral and technological dimensions of international conflict and cooperation.

Silverstein also has been deeply involved with the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences. She has been part of the Center’s Management and Leadership Development Program and its Global Leadership Development Program, as well as its Public Policy Shop. She has also been a leader of VoxMasters, a student-run public speaking club. As a James O. Freedman Presidential Scholar, Silverstein serves as a research assistant to Jeremy Horowitz, assistant professor of government. She is an executive board member and the former president of Dartmouth’s chapter of J Street U, a national advocacy group supporting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.