YPP Network Description

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP) formed out of recognition that youth are critical to the future of democracy and that the digital age is introducing technological changes that are impacting how youth develop into informed, engaged, and effective actors.

Christopher Berk

Christopher Berk is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. The working title of his dissertation is “On Self-Governance: Participation in Prisons, Asylums, and Boarding Schools.”