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Past Workshops

David Wiens
Friday, October 27, 2017 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: David Wiens, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego
Field: Political Theory

David Wiens' research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of political philosophy, philosophy of social science, and political economy. His main project uses resources from formal choice theory to model core features of the arguments theorists give to justify normative political principles.

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Field: International Relations

James D. Fearon is Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.  He is also a Senior Fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies.  His research focuses  on political violence – interstate, civil, and ethnic conflict in particular.

Picture of Professor Nicholas Carnes
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Nicholas Carnes, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, Duke University
Field: American Politics

Nicholas Carnes is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and the Co-Director of the Research Triangle chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network.

His research focuses on U.S. politics, legislative decision making, representation, social class, economic inequality, and state and local politics.

Monday, October 23, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: David Y. Yang, PhD Candidate in Economics, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

David Yang is a PhD student in economics at Stanford University. He received BA in statistics and BS in business administration from University of California, Berkeley. His research interests center on behavioral and experimental economics, political economy, and economic history.

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Eamonn Callen Professor of Education and Philosophy, Stanford University
Field: Political Theory

Dr. Callan is a philosopher of education whose work draws heavily on contemporary moral and political theory. His principal interests are in civic and moral education, and in the application of theories of justice and democracy to problems in educational policy and practice.

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