Kristen de Groot
Kristen de Groot covers several subject areas in the School of Arts & Sciences including Political Science, History, Economics, East Asian Languages, Germanic Languages and Literature, Russian & East European Studies, and International Studies, the Penn in Washington Program, the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy, Think Tanks & Civil Societies, Penn Opinion Research & Election Studies (PORES), the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, Penn Institute for Economic Research, the Center for Study of Contemporary China and Center for East Asian Studies, the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics, Fels Institute for Government, and the Center for Ethnicity Race and Immigration. She also covers Penn Global’s Research and Engagement Fund, the SNF Paideia Program, and Perry World House.
The case for affirmative action with professor Cara McClellan
The Penn Carey Law professor and founding director of the Advocacy for Racial and Civil Justice Clinic shares how affirmative action benefits institutions and how the diversity it brings helps colleges and universities fulfill their educational missions.
What comes next for women and girls in Afghanistan
A panel discussion at Perry World House explored how Afghan women and girls have continued to organize and fight for their own equality despite the Taliban’s resurgence.
Matthew Levendusky and Kathleen Hall Jamieson on democracy amid crises
A new book by a team of scholars—including Matthew Levendusky of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Kathleen Hall Jamieson—analyzes the crises surrounding the 2020 election and its aftermath.
Scholars look at ramifications from ‘zero COVID’ protests in China
The Center for the Study of Contemporary China, in co-sponsorship with Perry World House, held a forum to discuss the protests and what they mean for China and its citizens going forward.