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Past Workshops

Friday, September 30, 2011 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Speaker: Aila Matanock, Ph.D. Candidate of Political Science, Stanford University
Field: International Relations
Aila Matanock is a Ph.D. Candidate (degree expected in June 2012) studying international relations and comparative politics, especially conflict and security.  Her dissertation focuses on the role of electoral competition between militant groups and governments, especially as a component of negotiated settlements.
Monday, September 26, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Professor Hayagreeva Rao, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Field: Comparative Politics
Professor Hayagreeva Rao (Stanford Graduate School of Business) has published widely in the fields of management and sociology and studies the social and cultural causes of organizational change.
Friday, May 27, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Jeff McMahan, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University
Field: Political Theory

Jeff McMahan is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, a Visiting Research Collaborator at the Center for Human Values at Princeton, and a Research Fellow of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford.

Monday, May 23, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Ted Miguel, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
Field: Comparative Politics

Ted Miguel is a professor of economics at UC Berkeley.  His main research focus is African economic development, including work on the economic causes and consequences of violence; the impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action; and interactions between health, education, and productivity for the poor. He has conducted field work in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and India.

Monday, May 23, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Ted Miguel, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
CDDRL Program on Poverty
Field: Comparative Politics

Ted Miguel is a professor of economics at UC Berkeley.  His main research focus is African economic development, including work on the economic causes and consequences of violence; the impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action; and interactions between health, education, and productivity for the poor. He has conducted field work in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and India.

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