Eleanor Freund receives Jeanne Guillemin Prize | 2022 | News

Eleanor Freund receives Jeanne Guillemin Prize
Michelle English | MIT Center for International Studies
Eleanor Freund

SSP graduate student Eleanor Freund has received this year's Jeanne Guillemin Prize. Awarded by the Center for International Studies, the prize will help support the PhD candidate's dissertation research on Chinese foreign and security policy.



Jeanne Guillemin, a veteran colleague of CIS and a senior advisor in the Security Studies Program (SSP), endowed the fund shortly before her death in 2019. An expert in biological warfare, Guillemin’s groundbreaking work included an epidemiological inquiry into the 1979 anthrax outbreak in the Soviet Union and an investigation into the 2001 anthrax letters attack in the United States.


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