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.
International students offer ‘rich and diverse’ perspectives
Penn’s campus community includes students from all parts of the globe, bringing their unique experiences and soaking in all the University has to offer.
Who, What, Why: Discovering Jewish identity through Yiddish studies
Third-year Tyler Kliem has used his Yiddish and Ladino studies as a steppingstone to connect with his Jewish heritage.
‘Politics Unequal: The State of Women in Elected Office’
A panel of experts and activists from across the ideological spectrum sat down in a virtual event last week to unpack how far women in politics have come, and the obstacles that remain.
A look at the history of affirmative action with Mary Frances Berry
The Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and professor of history emerita shares the origins of the term, discusses the practice’s early champions and highlights the ensuing controversies.