Kristen de Groot

News Officer

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.

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s legacy

Three Penn experts—Annenberg Public Policy Center director Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Marci A. Hamilton of the School of Arts & Sciences, and former Penn Carey Law School dean Ted Ruger—share their thoughts on the history-making justice.

Kristen de Groot

Breaking bread while breaking barriers

Penn’s two newly announced programs—Conversations for Community and Dinners Across Differences—strive to encourage dialogue, build connections, and bring people together in conversations over shared meals.

Kristen de Groot

Violence and stigmatized heroes

The new SNF Paideia course taught by Tyson Smith looks at incarcerated veterans and their experiences to understand the intersection of the military, criminal justice, and health.

Kristen de Groot