Dr. Susan Dicklitch-Nelson is Professor of Government at Franklin & Marshall College and founder of the F&M Global Barometers. She is the Principal Investigator on the F&M Global Barometers. She holds a Ph.D., in Political Science from the University of Toronto, and an Honors B.A. (summa cum laude) from McMaster University. She has published widely on human rights and democracy and has served as an expert witness in over 100 asylum cases.