RCT Update, Soccer with George Weah, and Meeting President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Hello again, While I’ve been in Liberia for just six weeks, I have already enjoyed some incredible experiences. Last time I blogged, I was just getting settled in Monrovia and gathering all of the necessary background information on the seven fishing communities in Montserrado County. Once I gathered all of the information, Professor Roessler and…
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The Impact of Solar Lights on Artisanal Fishermen in Monrovia, Liberia

Hello everyone, My name is Will Smith and I am a rising senior majoring in Government and French. For my honors thesis, I will analyze the impact of solar lights on the productivity of artisanal fishermen in Monrovia, Liberia. Throughout the summer months and beyond, I will be working with Professor Philip Roessler on this project.