Isa Sheikh is a sophomore from Sacramento, California studying political science and history. He is currently working with Professor Susan Ostermann on her research pertaining to the 2018 merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan, and its implications on the Weberian definition of the state as well as what it means for the understanding of coercion. On campus, Sheikh is an associate news editor with The Observer as well as a Hesburgh-Yusko scholar. He spent the last summer with the Campaign for College Opportunity in Washington, DC conducting federal policy research on the challenges facing community college transfer students seeking four-year degrees.
Undergraduates Contribute to Democracy Research Through Kellogg Programs
Apr 27, 2023
With democracy in crisis in many parts of the world, Kellogg's mission to promote research on democracy is even more crucial. Students in the International Scholars Program and Kellogg Developing Researchers program learn research skills to provide one-to-one support to faculty in their research on democracy.