|When||March 14, 2018, 12:30 PM|
|Where||UNC Charlotte – Fretwell Hall, Room 121|
|Speaker(s)||Dr. Susanna Wing|
|Registration Details & Deadlines|
|Who is Invited||General Public, University community|
|Parking Details||Visitor Parking is available for a minimal fee in the East Parking Deck|
Dr. Susanna Wing is an associate professor of political science at Haverford College. Her research focuses on democracy, the rule of law, and women’s rights in West Africa. She has conducted field work in Mali, Niger, Benin, and Nigeria. Wing is author of the award-winning book, Constructing Democracy in Transitioning Societies of Africa. Her work has appeared in Polity, Journal of Modern African Studies, Democratization, Foreign Affairs, and African Affairs as well as in various edited volumes. She has worked as a consultant for the World Bank, USAID, and Freedom House, and she frequently serves as an expert on women’s rights for asylum cases. Wing received her B.A. in International Relations and French from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, a M.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in African Area Studies, and a Ph.D. from UCLA in Political Science.