Duke Immerse: 

A signature education initiative of Duke University

Governance, Policy & Society: Urban Affairs and Urban Politics in the American South and South Africa

Research Seminar in Urban Politics

POLSCI 236S-01 SEM

Advanced research and writing seminar. Participants produce a 30-40 page research paper based on field work and archival research experiences in Durham and an approved South African city. Includes tutorials in research design and comparative research methods. There is a required field work component of the course which entails a two-week trip to South Africa. Students will collect data, do interviews, visit municipals offices, and or spend time at NGOs in Pietermaritzburg. DukeImmerse students only. Instructor consent required.

Instructors: Kerry L. Haynie, PhD & Ralph B. Lawrence, PhD

Notes: 

Fall 2021

Advanced Research Seminar in Urban Politics and Policy Making
Crosslisting Numbers: 
  • RIGHTS 236S-01
  • AAAS 237S-01
Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, R, SS, W