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Catherine Palmer-Ball

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Catherine Palmer-Ball is researching the effect of neighborhood crime and violence on citizens' political attitudes and behaviors in Central American countries, including El Salvador and Guatemala. In particular, her project looks at how community-based organizations in at-risk neighborhoods can help to reduce insecurity and promote support for the rule of law. She is working with Abby Cordova in Political Science.