Berks to host global forum on opinion surveying in developing countries, April 8

Headshot of Elizabeth Weatherly
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WYOMISSING, Pa. — The Penn State Berks global studies program will host a global forum titled “Asking the World: Public Opinion Surveying in Developing Countries” from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2024 in Room 121 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building. The event is free and open to the public.

Research analyst Elizabeth Weatherly will serve as the speaker of the global forum. Weatherly is an analyst for D3 Systems and has managed public opinion survey projects across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Her work highlights research challenges in low and middle-income countries and provides insights for navigating political crises, nomadic populations, and governmental interference.

For additional information about this event, contact Zohra Melaouah-Shaffer, assistant teaching professor and chair of the global studies degree program, at 610-396-6197 or [email protected].

About the Penn State Berks global studies degree program

The bachelor of arts in global studies program offered by Penn State Berks is designed for students who are interested in a liberal arts degree with a concentration in global studies. Students engage in active and collaborative classroom experiences in addition to intensive study abroad and internships. Graduates are well prepared for employment in a wide range of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, industries and businesses.