As a Highly Commended Entrant in The Undergraduate Awards, the student has been identified as an outstanding academic at the international level. During 2016, the Undergraduate Awards received 5,514 submissions from students in 243 universities across 40 countries. My paper, entitled "The Borderzone is both a Space of Exception and Refusal. Discuss with reference to Mexico/US.", made it to the top 10% of all submissions in our Politics & International Relations category, after being assessed by a panel of academics from universities around the world.