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The PIPS Process: Finding A Voice Through Research

By Nitya Labh ’22 When I first joined GRI’s Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) as a Research Fellow, I had no idea

Filling Gaps and Building Bridges: How Research Assistants Innovate at TRIP Project

This is the second installment of a series highlighting exceptional student contributions to the Global Research Institute. Stay tuned for other features throughout April:

Co-Convening the Africa Network Conference (#WMANC2021)

By Redeit Hailu ’24 and Mayada Hassan ’22 The Global Research Institute’s Africa Research Center (formerly known as the Center for African Development) will

From Ideas to Impact: How a Multidisciplinary Team Tracked Government Responsiveness

This is the first installment of a series highlighting exceptional student contributions to the Global Research Institute. Stay tuned for other features throughout April:

How two student researchers innovated when data couldn’t lead the way

By Anna Raymond ’23 and Kayla Seggelke ’23 Learning to conduct self-guided scientific research as an undergraduate student is difficult enough, and throwing a

From Research Assistant to Lead Author: One Student’s Path to Publication

When Amy Hilla ’21 applied for a research assistantship with Ignite director Dr. Carrie Dolan, she had no idea she would eventually be the

Gaining a New Lens for Colonialism through GRI’s Summer Fellows Program

By Emma Schmidt ’21 This semester I am taking a class on the politics of Africa with Professor Phil Roessler, who was also the

U.S. State Department, Reves Center, and GRI Bring the World to W&M and W&M to the World

By Katie Spofford ’22 In spring 2020, William & Mary students again participated in Diplomacy Lab, “a public-private partnership that enables the State Department

Field Work in South Africa? COVID-19 Had Other Plans, but IJL Continued to Make Progress

By Bilen Zerie ’23 Planning a Research Itinerary in South Africa When I first received notice that I had been selected as a GRI