Ryan Higgitt, PhD Candiate - Chosen for internship with the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
Congratulations to Ryan! In a global competition, open to any grad-students, Ryan was chosen to fill an internship with the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). The internship is based at the UN headquarters in Geneva. UNRISD undertakes multidisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues. Ryan believes that his experience with the UNDP in Brasilia last summer help strengthen his application as did his paper "Colonialism, Casteism and Development: South-South Cooperation as 'New' Development Paradigm.