During the summer of 2014, Chelsea Kendziorski, Political Science senior, worked on a summer research project, "Reconsidering Revolutions: The Democratizing Impact of Breakthrough Elections in Croatia, Serbia, Moldova, and Georgia" with Political Science Professor Heather Tafel. Check out Chelsea's research abstract at the S3 website and GVNow story about the Student Summer Showcase.
Interested in pursuing similar kinds of independent research projects? Check out the Student Summers Scholars website, as well as the Office of Undergraduate Research. Be sure to speak with a professor with whom you would want to work as well.