Katharine Floros

    Email Address: kmfloros@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Political Science
    Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
    Office: 1170B BSB
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Negotiations between civil war participants

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Students should have at least a 3.0 GPA and have taken at least one course in international relations or related fields.

    Highly motivated sophomores will be accepted, but juniors and seniors are preferred, especially those who are considering an advanced degree that requires a large research component.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students will spend the majority of their research time in the library using text and computer sources to uncover details about negotiations and negotiation attempts between belligerents in civil wars in the post-WWII period. Students will complete an information template which will guide the student in the type of information needed. Students should return completed sheets to the professor as soon as they are completed. Students need to work consistently throughout the semester.

    Intensive research and patient persistence are expected and required.

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