Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Political Science

Project on Violent Conflict (PVC)

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The PVC's mission is to advance the study of all forms of political violence, including the study of terrorism, insurgency, rebellion, as well as intrastate and interstate war. The mission is accomplished through multidisciplinary research and collaboration with other centers, universities, small businesses, and government entities. The PVC is currently working on multiple projects primarily involving terrorism and insurgency and methods for countering them.

Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government

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The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government conducts studies and special projects to assist government and enhance the capacity of states and localities to meet critical challenges. Through its conferences, research, and publications, the Institute works with the best experts and top officials at all levels of government to forge creative solutions to public problems. The work of the Institute focuses on the role of state governments in the American federal system.

Center for Women in Government & Civil Society

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CWGCS seeks to deepen and broaden political access and economic opportunities for women by strengthening the capacity of government, nonprofit and business sectors to implement gender-responsive, inclusive and equitable policies, practices and services

Center for Policy Research

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The mission of the Center for Policy Research (CPR) is to advance the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy’s goal of promoting research, teaching, and outreach excellence in the fields of international affairs, political science, public administration, and public policy.