Assistant Professor of Government at Franklin and Marshall College Nina Kollars shares her studies on innovation, suggesting that it is a bottom-up process. Although some may understand innovation as a fancy operation controlled by the elite leaders of the world, Kollars proposes that it is actually people on-the-ground who are the most innovative members of society.
Nina Kollars is Assistant Professor of Government at Franklin & Marshall College. Dr. Kollars' research investigates the processes by which individuals and groups innovate and adapt when in high-stakes contexts with inadequate resources. She is a committed researcher on pedagogy and active learning processes. Her work has been published in the Journal of Strategic Studies, Security Studies, Survival, and most recently in International Studies Perspectives. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science with a specialization in Security Studies from The Ohio State University, and an M.A. in International Relations from George Washington University.
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