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Election monitoring topic for BYU lecture Sept. 19

The Brigham Young University David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies will host Susan Hyde as she discusses “The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm” Wednesday, Sept. 19, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Hyde, an assistant professor of political science and international affairs at Yale University, is affiliated with the MacMillian Center and the Institute for Social and Policy Studies. She has held fellowships at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., and Princeton University’s Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance.

She has served as an international observer with several organizations for elections in Albania, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Pakistan and Venezuela; and she has worked for the Democracy Program at the Carter Center. She teaches courses on international organizations, democracy promotion, the global spread of elections and the role of non-state actors in world politics. She received a doctoral degree from the University of California, San Diego.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu. 

Writer: Hwa Lee

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