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K-State Today Student Edition

February 18, 2013

Security studies doctoral student wins research award

By David Stone

Rabia Akhtar, doctoral candidate in security studies, has won a Mehboob ul Haq Research Award from the Regional Center of Strategic Studies, or RCSS, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. In collaboration with Debak Das, she will write and publish a monograph on "Nuclear Learning in South Asia" for the center. This project is an outgrowth of her ongoing research on nuclear proliferation, particularly on American policy toward nuclear questions in India and Pakistan.