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.
Talia Harb works with Professor Marc Müller to research water-related conflicts occurring in the southwest region of Bangladesh. Together, they are analyzing the causes and effects of the increases in water salinization, and the political policies between neighboring countries related to these hydrological issues. This semester, Harb will be collecting information on the impact of the Ganges river diversion on the southwest Bangladesh region. This involves effects mainly related to the environment, economy, industry, health, and overall society.