CPD Research Fellow Projects

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This project will critically analyze evolving public opinion in the MENA toward the U.S. and western foreign policy and consider its implications for the Arab spring, foreign policy processes, and peace and stability.

This project will aim to conceptualize and validate an integrated country image measurement instrument that allows PD practitioners and researchers to carry out comparative analysis of country images across countries, stakeholder groups, and different media.

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This project will aim to increase understanding of the various dimensions of China’s unprecedented public diplomacy in Pakistan, which has gained new momentum since the commencement of Beijing’s US $62 billion investment in Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

This research project will study how Twitter is being used in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries as a form of digital diplomacy. 

The goal of this project is to gain critical insights into the drivers and barriers of M&E-related behavior of practitioners in the PD domain.

At the dawn of mass access to the internet some, including Douglas Rushkoff, foresaw that dissident groups would use technological innovation and the networks of our postmodern society in unconventional ways and toward subversive goals. That time has come.

In the midst of what some scholars have called a “global communications arms race” the U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation to overhaul the structure of U.S. international broadcasting (USIB).

Assessment and evaluation of public diplomacy remains an undeveloped study area. Governments, institutions and international organizations continue to struggle in defining the right approach to evaluate the impact of their programs on their audiences.

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