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Past Workshops

Friday, December 9, 2011 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Speaker: Aziz Rana, Assistant Professor of Law, Cornell University
Field: Political Theory

Aziz Rana is an Assistant Professor of Law at Cornell University.  He received his A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard College and his J.D. from Yale Law School. He also earned a Ph.D. in political science at Harvard, where his dissertation was awarded the university's Charles Sumner Prize. Prior to joining the Cornell faculty, he was an Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fellow in Law at Yale.

Friday, December 9, 2011 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Speaker: David A. Lake, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego
Field: International Relations

David A. Lake is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He has published widely in international relations theory and international political economy. Lake’s most recent book is Hierarchy in International Relations (2009).

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: Laura Stoker, Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Affairs, Department of Political, U. C. Berkeley
Field: American Politics
Laura Stoker is Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Affairs at the Department of Political, U. C. Berkeley.
Groups: Methodology & Formal Theory, American Politics, Political Behavior
Monday, December 5, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Melina Platas Izama, PhD Candidate in Political Science, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

Melina Platas is a third-year graduate student studying comparative politics, international relations, and quantitative methods. Her interests include democracy and development, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Her research examines the political, economic and social determinants of health outcomes in the developing world. Research experience in Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, and Mexico.

Friday, December 2, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Alison McQueen, Assistant Professor, Political Science
Field: Political Theory

Alison McQueen is an Assistant Professor of Political Science.  Her research focuses on early modern political theory and the history of International Relations thought.