The Kellogg Institute for International Studies, part of the University of Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs, is an interdisciplinary community of scholars that promotes research, provides educational opportunities, and builds linkages related to democracy and human development.
Rose Benas is a sophomore studying political science and global affairs. She works with Professor Karrie Koesel, who is working on a book regarding civic education in authoritarian regimes with a focus on China. By analyzing primary and secondary sources, Benas helps to research how political education impacts political ideology and legitimacy. In addition to the International Scholars Program, she works as a writing center tutor and plans to spend a semester in Washington, D.C. with Notre Dame’s Washington Program.