Padmini Coopamah Waldron, Ph.D. - Director of Honors Research

Dr. Padmini Coopamah Waldron is the Director of the Office of Honors Research in the Burnett Honors College. Dr. Waldron holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona and a B.A. (Honors) in French from the University of Mauritius. Prior to joining UCF, Dr. Waldron was Associate Director of Support of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Previously, she was Assistant and Associate Professor of Political Science at Sweet Briar College in Virginia and Elon University in North Carolina. Dr. Waldron’s research interests lie in the international political economy, international public-private partnerships, and democratic norms in developing countries.