Susan Hyde

Closed (1) Global Trends in Political Development

Applications for fall 2021 are now closed for this project.

URAP students will work to collect data on global political trends, including elections, opposition political behavior, regional intergovernmental organizations, democracy promotion activities, and the link between domestic peace and conflict, with possible extensions to other forms of subnational political data.

Detailed investigation into specific political outcomes including qualitative and quantitative date collection. URAP students will become more familiar with the political dynamics of other countries, particularly in Eastern Europe, SE Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.

Qualifications: Attention to detail, course background in comparative politics or international relations, self-directed motivation, interest in global politics. Training provided as needed. Research experience a plus.

Weekly Hours: 9-11 hrs

Off-Campus Research Site: N/A -- research conducted via the internet. No research site required.