The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) coordinates an event schedule with broad-based programming featuring presenters from diverse disciplines. LACS organizes and sponsors more than 50 public lectures, workshops, performances, and conferences over the course of the academic year.
II Career Event: Working at the U.S Department of State
Megan Ryan is a second-year PhD student in Political Science at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include ethnic politics, civil military relations, and political accountability in developing democracies. She has a methodological interest in field experiments and a regional focus on Southeast Asia, specifically Indonesia and Myanmar. Before coming to Michigan, Megan completed a master’s degree in Southeast Asian Studies and worked on a variety of research projects at the intersection of conflict and development with the Asia Foundation and as a Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia. As a Foreign Affairs Officer at the U.S. State Department from 2014 – 2016, she provided conflict analysis and policy recommendations on U.S. foreign policy on Myanmar. She speaks Spanish and Bahasa Indonesian.
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|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Program in International and Comparative Studies, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies|