Democracy and citizenship; education and social service provision
Education and citizenship in Mali; parties and political issues in Africa; Islamic politics in the Sahel; information brokerage and political mobilization in rural Africa
- 2014-2015 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship
- 2014 USAID DRG Innovation Grant ($90,000)
- Lynne Rienner Award for Best Dissertation in African Politics from the American Political Science Association’s Africa Politics Conference Group (APCG) - 2011
- 2012 National Science Foundation Seed Grant ($24,999)
- Spencer Foundation Research Grant ($39,999)
New Research by Women Studying Violence
Interdisciplinary Project on Migration Now Underway
Nov 10, 2018
In our new project “Remitting Belief to the Global South,” Faculty Fellow Jaimie Bleck(political science) and I are bringing together fieldwork and “big data” methodologies to explore how international migration influences norms and values among migrants and their communities of origin. Our focus is migration from Mali (where Jaimie has previously worked) and Sri Lanka (where I have) to Europe and the Gulf States.
A Natural Fit: Social Ethicist to Lead Ford Program In Spring
Oct 30, 2018
Social ethicist Clemens Sedmak will serve as acting director of the Ford Program in the spring of 2019. He said migration is one of the most divisive problems facing Europe and the United States.