Sanya Carley (SPEA) and Rinku Roy Chowdhury (Geography) are both recipients of a 2012–2013 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award. Awarded by IU’s Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, the distinction carries with it a significant financial award to support the recipient’s ongoing research. More info at: http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/23977.html
Aurelian Craiutu was awarded a Conference Grant of $7,000 from IU’s Arts & Humanities Institute on December 7, 2012. The award will be used to help fund travel and accommodation costs for guest speakers attending the Tocqueville Program's 2013–14 “Lecture Series: Capitalism, Its Defenders, and Critics.”
Harini Nagendra, Tom Evans, and Elinor Ostrom receive PEER grant on the "Institutional Dynamics of Adaptation to Climate Change and Urbanization: Analysis of Rain Fed Agricultural-Urban Lake Systems in Bangalore, India," May 2012 - April 2015
Indiana University's University Medal awarded to Elinor and Vincent Ostrom. The University Medal, created in 1982 by then IU President John W. Ryan, is the highest award bestowed by Indiana University, February 2010.
"Vincent Ostrom: The Quest to Understand Human Affairs", held at Indiana University, Bloomington, May 31–June 3, 2006. Web site: http://www.indiana.edu/~voconf
Working Conference on "Designing Constitutional Arrangements for Democratic Governance in Africa: Challenges and Possibilities," cosponsored by the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, African Studies Program, and Office of International Programs, March 30–31, 2006 (prospectus, agenda, abstracts and papers)