Students of Politics and Government participate in 2017 University Research Symposium
The Department of Politics and Government was well represented at the 2017 annual University Research Symposium, Friday, March 31, at Redbird Arena. The symposium is a university-sponsored event that showcases student research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. More than 400 graduate and undergraduate students from 30 departments participated in the event.
The Department student projects touched on such topics as institutional trust, generational attitudes towards socialist programs, international humanitarian law and armed conflict.
Individual presenters were undergraduates Dakota Carman, Dana Cichon, Ronan Conaty, David Andrew Harley, Jason Kokkat, Allison Melchi, Aleksandra Wolan, and graduates Tyler Carter, Farzana Chowdhury, Kyle Quinn, Danielle Stevens and Bich Tran.
Faculty mentors were Michaelene Cox and T.Y. Wang. Professors Meghan Leonard and Carl Palmer visited presenters and provided critiques to their projects.