2014 Lindau Award Recipient

Thomas Zylkin (Economics, PhD '15) has received the Lindau Graduate Student Award to attend this year's annual meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany. Congratulations, Tom!

Thomas Zylkin_croppedTom is a doctoral student in Economics studying international trade, armed conflict, and the relationships between the two. This past year, his joint work with Dr. Constantinos Syropoulos on the causes of civil conflict was awarded the LeBow College of Business’s Outstanding Economics Stream Research Award.  He has presented his research at the University of Michigan, Yale University, and The University of Exeter (UK) among others. Faculty mentors: Drs. Constantinos Syropoulos and Yoto V. Yotov.


The Lindau Award supports exceptional doctoral student researchers to attend the annual Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in scenic Lindau, Germany. The meeting for economists takes place in August.

Interested students must be nominated by Drexel and must be supported (either directly or by working on a project supported by) specific sponsoring agencies. For details please email fellowships@drexel.edu!