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Counter Partisanship Program Evaluation

Launching Fall 2024

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What is the ambitious goal of this project?

To generate a research program that evaluates the efficacy of counter partisanship programming, particularly the programming of the Institute for Advancing American Values.

Experience Gained

Students will explore both the theory of change utilized by various counter partisanship programming, and the research methods used to evaluate such programming.

Methodologies and/or Technologies used to achieve project goals

  • Participant/study observations
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Structured interviewing

Majors or Interests Needed

  • Any/All

A general interest in counter partisanship programming. Preference offered to Institute for Advancing American Values (IAAV) undergraduate fellows and graduate students.

VIP Coach Information

Isaac Castellano, the Associate Director of the Institute for Advancing American Values, is a political scientist interested in how contact theory informs efforts to combat partisanship in 21st century America.

Course Information

VIPĀ  200, VIP 400 or VIP 500
Full semester course. Choose to enroll in 1 or 2 credits.
Team meetings: In-person, Friday, 12 to 2:45 p.m.

Interested in joining this team?

For more information and to request a permission number to register contact Dr. Isaac Castellano at Phone: (208) 426-2534 OR complete this interest form and someone will contact you. Check out this page for tips on contacting a professor.

To register

To register search by Subject: Vertically Integrated Projects, read the project description to find the right section of VIP 200, 400, or 500. Use permission number, here are instructions Add with a permission number.

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