Education and Arts

ACU student is awarded an international award

Recently, Angie Sassano, a third year student studying a Bachelor of Global Studies at ACU in the National School of Arts had her essay published on the E-International Relations (e-ir) website. Initially written as an assignment for the unit 'Introduction to American Politics', which Angie undertook in 2014, she revised her essay over the summer break, and submitted it to be published in March under the title 'Post-Race Rhetoric in Contemporary American Politics.'
 
E-International Relations (e-ir) is the world's leading open-access website showcasing the very best of undergraduate and graduate research in the discipline of politics and international relations. Each year, the website publishes hundreds of essays by students studying at leading universities from around the world.  

Shortly after being published, the editors of e-ir awarded Angie's essay the e-ir Student Essay Award which is sponsored by Routledge. The award recognises the best 'Undergraduate and Postgraduate students worldwide who share their best work to the benefit of their global peer group.

You can read Angie' essay here:
http://www.e-ir.info/2015/03/16/post-race-rhetoric-in-contemporary-american-politics/