W&M's Global Research Institute

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We're a multidisciplinary hub tackling pressing global issues. This is a community of problem solvers, delivering applied research at the highest levels.

Posts by W&M's Global Research Institute

Finding Myself in a Foreign Place: Navigating Data, Politics, and Identity

By Matt Crittenden ’21 Summer Fellow Cohort 2019 CheckMySchool, Manila, Philippines Seventy-five days later and I can confidently navigate four connecting flights and 30+ hours

Summer Fellow: Leaving My Heart in Laos

By Abby Boyce ’21 Summer Fellow Cohort 2019 Village Focus International, Laos As I look back on the past eleven weeks, I am overwhelmed

Summer Fellows: From Turf to Surf

By Megan Hogan ’21 Summer Fellow 2019 Cohort CLASP Organization, Nairobi, Kenya It’s my second-to-last week in the office, and honestly? Everything feels a bit

Women in International Relations: Inspiring W&M Students

By Ana Suarez Global Research Institute staff Based on interviews with Ola Pozor ’19 and John Teague ’19 Reading about the ways in which

Taxi Drivers Know More Than You Think

By Henry Young ’20 CAD Student Researcher Summer Fellows Cohort 2018 Hello everyone! I arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, a little more than

Powered by Caffeine: W&M’s 24-Hour Global Innovation Challenge

By Shivani Gupta ’19 Executive Board Member of WMGIC This year the William & Mary Global Innovation Challenge (WMGIC) drew in over 65 students

Finding Our Way in Santo Domingo: Navigating Expectations

By Katherine Armstrong ’20 Summer Fellow 2019 Cohort Habitat For Humanity, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic After a week in Santo Domingo, I am beginning

Ethical Challenges in Political Science: A Panel Discussion

Featuring Faculty Researchers from the Global Research Institute By Jane Handa ’21 On Friday, February 15, the Social Science Research Methods Center hosted a

Charter Day Remarks: The Future of Knowledge

By Henry Crossman ’19 The best universities do two things well: they create knowledge and they share it with the world. At William &