Dr. Michael Hendricks recently presented research at two conferences: International Studies Association (ISA) and Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA). At ISA in Nashville, Tennessee, Hendricks presented research with Sohel Rana, a former graduate student in the department pursuing his Ph.D. at Indiana University. On April 2, they presented their working paper, Rethinking Ideology: Does the Promotion of Ideology Create Legitimacy in Electoral Autocracies.

At MPSA in Chicago, Hendricks presented a paper with Hannah Brunier, an undergraduate student in the department. On April 8, they presented their working paper, Is Peacekeeping Effectiveness “High?” Examining the Consequences of International Drug Trafficking on the UN’s Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali. At the end of April, Hendricks has a research poster that will be displayed and shared by graduate student Alondra Faodoa in the Department of Psychology at the Midwest Psychological Association conference in Chicago.