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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013   |   Posted in Graduate, Publications, Student   |   Tags:

Why the U.S. Military Should Care About African Opposition Parties

by Catherine Lena Kelly & Jason Warner Published: March 27, 2013 in Africa in Transition blog, Council on Foreign Relations This is a guest post by Catherine Kelly, a Ph.D. candidate in Government at Harvard University; and Jason Warner, a Ph.D.… Read more »
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012   |   Posted in Harvard and Africa News, Publications, Student, Undergraduate   |  

Johannesburg in Transit, in Harvard Crimson

A four-hour journey through one of Africa’s biggest and most complex cities by Meredith Baker Published: September 18, 2012 in The Harvard Crimson For many Harvard students, Johannesburg is a place to change planes en route to other destinations in southern Africa.… Read more »
Friday, July 20th, 2012   |   Posted in Publications, Student, Undergraduate   |  

Africa’s journey to space begins on the ground

By Meredith Baker Published: July 10, 2012 in BBC News Nigerian engineers worked on satellites, helped by foreign expertise As the US space programme loses momentum with the retirement of the space shuttle, those of Ghana and Nigeria are just taking off.… Read more »
Friday, July 20th, 2012   |   Posted in Graduate, Publications, Student   |  

Senegal: What Will Turnover Bring?

by Catherine Lena Kelly Published: July 2012 in Journal of Democracy Despite Senegal’s democratic reputation after the Senegalese Democratic Party unseated the Socialists in 2000, the regime actually remained competitive authoritarian under President Abdoulaye Wade (2000—12).… Read more »
Monday, July 16th, 2012   |   Posted in Harvard and Africa News, Publications, Student, Undergraduate   |  

CAS Summer Grantee Keeping the World Informed on African Issues Via BBC

Rising Harvard senior, Meredith Baker, received a CAS summer grant to intern with BBC Africa in South Africa, as well as perform thesis research in Mozambique.  Meredith primary concentration is in Social Studies, and she envisions this work will assist her goal to be an international news commentator in for Sub-Saharan African issues.… Read more »
Thursday, July 12th, 2012   |   Posted in Graduate, Publications, Student   |  

Did the June 23 Movement Change Senegal?

by Catherine Lena Kelly Published: July 12, 2012 in African Futures During the Arab Spring, the key to toppling oppressive regimes was mass mobilization against leaders like Ben Ali and Mubarak, whose families controlled state resources and institutions.… Read more »