Kirstie Dobbs, PH.D.

Early College: Remote but Still Connected

    (Co-presenter: Russ Olwell)

    Kirstie Dobbs is a lecturer in Political Science at Merrimack College.

    Kirstie Dobb’s research analyzes various modes of youth political participation such as voter behavior, involvement in political parties, and civic engagement through protests and civil society. Her dissertation specifically explores the global phenomenon of youth voter abstention. Her work utilizes the world’s newest democracy, Tunisia, as a case study for exploring this pervasive global pattern.