Carolyn Barber appointed as a visiting scholar to the Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, KU Leuven, Belgium

Dr. Barber will spend ten weeks with the Centre collaborating with colleagues on research on the role of schools in supporting youth civic and political development. She will present her own research on trends in youth civic attitudes in the first decade of the 21st century at a seminar sponsored by the Centre, and will serve as a discussant for doctoral students’ work in student seminars. She will also be presenting her research on the role of schools in the formation of youth civic attitudes at the 15th annual Belgian-Dutch Political Science Conference (the Politicologenetmaal), held in Brussels.