Isabel Perera wins 2019 John Heinz Dissertation Award

The National Academy of Social Insurance announces Isabel M. Perera as the winner of the 2019 John Heinz Dissertation Award. Perera joins a prestigious and diverse network of over 40 previous Heinz Dissertation Award recipients, who are scholars in social insurance and closely related fields. Perera’s dissertation, “States of Mind: A Comparative and Historical Study of the Political Economy of Mental Health” was submitted for her doctorate in political science at the University of Pennsylvania. Perera was nominated for this honor by Julia Lynch, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. [Read more here.] 

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