CPD Research Fellow Projects

This project helps better assess how and in what ways international organizations use digital diplomacy.

This project investigates the growing practice of city-to-city diplomacy by examining the paradiplomatic engagements of the Sister Cities International program. 

Evaluating the British Council’s arts showcasing programmes contribution toward developing Cultural Relations and delivering UK Soft Power outcomes

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This project critically analyzed evolving public opinion in the MENA toward the U.S. and Western foreign policy and consider its implications for the Arab Spring, foreign policy processes, and peace and stability.

This project is designed to conceptualize and validate an integrated country image measurement instrument that allows PD practitioners and researchers to carry out comparative analysis of country images across countries, stakeholder groups, and different media.

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This project increased understanding of the various dimensions of China’s unprecedented public diplomacy in Pakistan, which has gained new momentum since the commencement of Beijing’s US $62 billion investment in Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

The goal of this project is to gain critical insights into the drivers and barriers of M&E-related behavior of practitioners in the PD domain.

This research project studied how Twitter is being used in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries as a form of digital diplomacy.