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Cory is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science. Her research agenda centers on the political mechanisms and institutions that result in development and positive environmental outcomes in rural areas of developing countries. She is also interested in how politics, such as parties, interest groups, and clientelism, affect public goods allocation and the creation, implementation, enforcement of environmental policies and agendas at the local government level. Cory has a Masters in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She has worked in a variety of African and Latin American countries and recently completed work at the World Bank, which focused on the use of information and communication technologies in agricultural development.