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Past Workshops

Friday, February 2, 2018 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Jason Millar, Ethics in Society Fellow, Stanford University
Field: Political Theory

Jason Millar researches the ethics and governance of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), with a focus on developing ethically informed design methodologies for use in the design of autonomous cars, and social and military robotics.

Friday, February 2, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Field: International Relations

Bridget L. Coggins is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research interests lie at the intersection of domestic conflict and international relations, including studies of secessionism, rebel diplomacy, civil war and terrorism, maritime piracy, illicit trafficking, and refugees.

Picture of Professor Deborah Beim
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Deborah Beim, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Field: American Politics

Deborah Beim is an Assistant Professor in the Political Science department at Yale University. She studies American politics in general and judicial politics in particular, with a focus on interactions between the U.S. Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals.

Monday, January 29, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Ernesto Dal Bo, Phillips Girgich Professor of Business, UC Berkeley
Field: Comparative Politics

Ernesto Dal Bo is a Political Economist interested in governance broadly understood. His research focuses on a range of topics: political influence, social conflict, corruption, morality and social norms, state formation, the development of state capabilities, and the qualities and behavior of politicians and public servants.

Friday, January 26, 2018 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Hannah Carnegy-Arbuthnott, Ethics in Society Fellow, Stanford University
Field: Political Theory

Hannah is completing a PhD in philosophy at University College London. Her main research interests are in moral and political philosophy, with a particular focus on concepts of property and self-ownership. Her doctoral thesis addresses questions around ownership of the human body and the extent to which we ought to be able to treat aspects of ourselves as property.

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