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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

Climate Action Partnership with UVA for a 2030 Carbon Neutrality Goal

By Emma Rebour ’21 When I first set foot on William & Mary’s campus in the fall of 2018, I had no idea what my

Separate but Connected: Summer with the Global Research Institute

By Maggie Manson ’22 When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and universities throughout the world had to transition to virtual learning, many students were faced

How a Virtual Summer Research Internship at GRI Fostered Community and Career Development

By Sasan Faraj ’23 Going into this past summer, I didn’t know what to expect of it. Buildings were closed, internships were cancelled, and

A W&M Sophomore’s Experience Conducting Research in Tanzania Through GRI

By Ethan Harrison ’20 “Alright, Ethan you’re up!” — with those words, I (nervously) began to present the research I had worked on for

The Long Arm of Authoritarianism: Possibilities for Repression and Opportunities for Change

By Katherine Armstrong ’20 For most of my life, I thought of migration as possibility. The possibility to live, work, put down roots, and

Disinformation Ink Spots: A Framework to Combat Authoritarian Disinformation Campaigns

Editors Note: The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) is one of the premier undergraduate think tanks in the country. Based at W&M’s

Clashing Codes of Conduct: Asymmetric Ethics and the Biotech Revolution

Editors Note: The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) is one of the premier undergraduate think tanks in the country. Based at W&M’s