Dissertation Proposal Award

2007-2008 Winners and Finalists

Winners and finalists were selected from the forty-three Ph.D. students from thirteen countries who submitted relevant proposals to the competition.
ANASTASIA O'ROURKE, Yale University
"What Does Cleantech Create?"
DROR ETZION, IESE Business School
"Metrics of Sustainability"
This year's winners will be celebrated at an event in New York City. In addition to this, both Anastasia and Dror will be connected to outstanding faculty and university centers with similar research interests, will work with the Institute to find quality venues to present their work, and will receive an honorarium, amongst other benefits.
 

2007-2008 Finalists

Lisa Calvano
Lisa Calvano is a PhD candidate and instructor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business where she teaches an undergraduate business and society course and serves as the faculty advisor for the Students for Responsible Business professional organization.  Her research interests include the social and environmental impact of business activities on local communities, business and community relationships, economic development and globalization. These interests were shaped by her previous professional experience, including working as a nonprofit manager for more than a decade, doing research for a housing policy center in London, teaching English in Japan and managing development projects i