Katlyn Carter, a WCED postdoctoral fellow, wrote a piece for Age of Revolutions about the birth of representative democracy in 18th-century France and the United States. This article is a brief glimpse at the work Carter is focused on during her fellowship, which includes state secrecy and the development of representative democracy in the Atlantic World. Read the article here.

Video of Carter's WCED lecture, "The Politics of Secrecy in the Age of Revolutions," is available on WCED's YouTube channel.