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Staying Cool in Bahrain: Heat, Air-Conditioning and Everyday Comfort

March 9, 2020

Marwa Koheji and Margaret Joyce Wiener–PIs. The growing popularity of mechanical cooling makes understanding the relation between human bodies and their environments increasingly important. This project addresses this phenomenon by investigating how air-conditioning becomes integrated into, and orients, class and … Continued

Democracy, Human Rights and Governance Revisited

June 14, 2018

Brigitte Zimmerman–PI. In this project, a team of 12 affiliates of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Project will produce a set of research and policy deliverables for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). V-Dem has built up a … Continued