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Student Research in Europe: JMCE Student Awardees Panel

September 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hear how master’s and Ph.D. students have successfully conducted research projects in Europe, supported by JMCE student funding! Topics of research include: Identity in Northern Ireland, Euroscepticism and youth political participation, and inequality across the European Union. Our panelists’ research projects took them to Germany, Hungary, and Northern Ireland, and other areas of the United Kingdom. All from UNC-CH, our panelists are: 

  • Kaitlin Alper, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science 
    Kaitlin used the JMCE EU Summer Research Award to attend several conferences in the EU, and conduct a visiting research stay at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) in Bremen, Germany. Her dissertation research looks at the intersection of multilevel governance, social policy and income inequality in advanced democracies. 
  • Katja Greeson, UNC TransAtlantic Masters Class of ’19 
    The JMCE EU Summer Research Award enabled Katja to study Eurosceptic success and youth political attitudes and participation in Europe. She is currently conducting research on youth civic education and youth participation in Germany as part of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship. 
  • Stephanie Shady, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science 
    With the JMCE EU Summer Research Award, Stephanie studied the political impacts of territorial identity in Northern Ireland. Stephanie is also active with National Model United Nations, and teaches political sciences courses at UNC 

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September 21, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm