2023 RCII Overall Rankings
The RCII Board of Directors
Dr. Chris Brown
David R. Forquer
Lecturer, Robinson College of Business (Retired)
Dr. Richard Phillips
Dean of the Robinson College of Business
Chief Innovation Officer
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Executive Education
Jacobus F. Boers
Senior Lecturer, Robinson College of Business
Research and Development Team
Dr. Michael Shea
RCII Data and Research Consultant
Dr. Shea manages data collection for the Robinson Country Intelligence Index and teaches Advanced Placement (AP) American Government and Politics as well as AP Comparative Government and Politics at Cambridge High School.
RCII Support Team
Data, Programming, and Research
Mr. Bera works as a Graduate Research Assistant with Georgia State University's Instructional Innovation and Technology (IIT). While working with the RCII, Mr. Bera has developed skills in responsive web design and data visualization. Read more about Rohan.
Mr. Pilgaonkar works as a Graduate Research Assistant with Georgia State University's Instructional Innovation and Technology (IIT). Mr. Pilgaonkar started working with the Robinson Country Intelligence Index through the IIT Experiential Learning Initiative. Read more about Ashwin.
Ms. Sharma works as a Graduate Research Assistant with Georgia State University's Instructional Innovation and Technology (IIT). Ms. Sharma has worked on a range of technologies, including Vanilla JS, html2canvas, d3js, Puppeteer, and others.
How to get involved
Undergraduate and Graduate Opportunities
All RCII interns should have a strong interest in political-economic leadership, country risk, global and data literacy, and, more broadly, the major global issues of the 21st century. Candidates should also have excellent computer skills and be highly motivated and creative, with the ability to work on multiple tasks. Expectations include a commitment of a minimum of 16 hours per week (20 preferred). The internship is unpaid, but those accepted may be eligible for course credit as determined by their academic department. If interested, please email a cover letter, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org.