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CPD Awards 2021 Doctoral Dissertation Grant

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is pleased to announce Isabelle Karlsson, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Strategic Communication, Lund University (Sweden) as the recipient of our 2021 CPD Doctoral Dissertation Grant

Karlsson's dissertation topic, "Public Diplomacy and the Communication of Foreign Policy: The Case of Sweden’s Feminist Foreign Policy," probes how public diplomacy as a communicative practice makes meaning of foreign policy. The focus lies on the processes in which narratives and discourses of ideological issues in Sweden’s feminist foreign policy are constructed.

Click here to read more about the CPD Doctoral Dissertation Grant and here for a list of previous grantees.


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