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Center for Democratic Governance and Leadership

Research and Scholarship

The Center supports scholars and students conducting leading edge research.

Legislative:

The Center for Democratic Governance and Leadership supports scholars and students conducting leading edge research on the study of democratic institutions and policy making. The following links provide examples of the Center's multiple efforts in the area of research and scholarship:

Municipal Research Initiative:

The Center for Democratic Governance and Leadership facilitates research, collaboration, public education, and civic engagement in municipal governance.  The MRI focuses exclusively on municipal politics in the south shore area of Massachusetts.  Working together, BSU faculty and local municipal leaders address questions important to the south shore area, and use relevant data to generate recommendations and best practices for surrounding governments.  MRI also acts as a resource for undergraduate and graduate research programs that focus on municipal political issues, and helps fund service-learning and community-engagement projects in BSU courses that benefit municipalities.

Global Civic Education and Leadership:

The Center for Democratic Governance and Leadership supports scholars and students conducting leading edge research on the study of civic education and leadership within and outside the United States.

Examples of the Center's multiple efforts in the area of research and scholarship: