The Journal of International Affairs is proud to announce that School of International and Public Affairs student, Nemanja Mladenovic, is the winner of this fall’s Andrew Wellington Cordier Essay Contest. Nemanja’s has written a provocative and insightful essay on the underpinnings of the 2003 assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic, its connection to Serbian’s transnational crime syndicates, and the legacy felt in Serbian institutions today. The Journal is proud to publish Nemanja’s essay in the upcoming issue on transnational organized crime.
The Cordier Essay Contest acknowledges and honors the contributions of Andrew Wellington Cordier to the School of International and Public Affairs and to the Columbia University community as a whole. Mr. Cordier became Dean of the School of International Affairs in 1962 following a distinguished career at the United States Department of State and the United Nations. From 1969 to 1970, he served as President of Columbia University.