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Mr Zim Nwokora awarded Widerkehr Travel Award

The APG Widerkehr Travel Award Prize committee is pleased to announce that Mr Zim Nwokora has been awarded £1,000 to help fund a research trip to the United States.

Zim Nwokora is currently a DPhil student at St Anne`s College, Oxford, where he is supervised by Dr Nigel Bowles. His doctoral thesis is titled `An Agency Theory of the American Presidential Nomination Process`. He is also an associate lecturer at Oxford Brookes University.

The commitee praised Zim`s proposal as analytically rigorous and theoretically ambitious. He plans to visit Yale University Library to consult the papers of John W. Davis, the Democratic presidential candidate in 1924