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Congratulations to undergraduate Eric Lim for receiving the Undergraduate Student Research Award for Fall 2017!

Eric will be doing his research on “Effects of Electoral Malpractice on Regime Stability in East and Southeast Asia” and is supervised by Political Science's Dr. Netina Tan.

Dec 06, 2017

How do voters perceive and respond to electoral malpractice? Under Dr. Netina Tan’s supervision, Eric’s research will correlate attitudes towards electoral integrity on regime stability in 11 countries in East and Southeast Asia using expert-drawn public opinion data from Electoral Integrity data. Additionally, he will also use indicators from the World Bank Governance Index to assess the degree of regime stability in those 11 countries. He expects to find that in countries with higher electoral integrity there is a more stable the regime.

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) are intended to to cultivate and support research partnerships between undergraduate students and faculty members. The award provides students with an opportunity to receive funds to cover research-based activity during the Fall/Winter or Summer Term.

Here’s wishing you all success in completing the USRA project, Eric!