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Past Workshops

Friday, March 2, 2012 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Speaker: Leslie Johns, Ph.D. in 2008 from the Department of Politics, New York University
Field: International Relations

Leslie Johns received her Ph.D. in 2008 from the Department of Politics at New York University. She also holds a B.F.A. and M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses upon the use of international organizations to resolve interstate disputes. Her work has appeared in journals such as International Organization and Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 -
3:15pm to 5:00pm
Speaker: Bruce E. Cain, Heller Professor of Political Science and Director of the UC, Washington Center
Field: American Politics

Bruce E. Cain, Heller Professor of Political Science and Director of the UC, Washington Center, came to UC Berkeley in 1989 from the California Institute of Technology, where he taught from 1976 to 1989. A summa cum laude graduate of Bowdoin College (1970), he studied as a Rhodes Scholar (1970-1972) at Trinity College, Oxford. In 1976 he received his Ph.D.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: Jasjeet S. Sekhon, Associate Professor of Political Science and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
Field: American Politics

Jasjeet S. Sekhon is Associate Professor of Political Science and Statistics at University of California, Berkeley. His current research focuses on methods for causal inference in observational and experimental studies and evaluating social science, public health and medical interventions.

Monday, February 27, 2012 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Jen Haskell, 3rd Year Doctoral Candidate
Field: Comparative Politics

Jen Haskell is a third-year doctoral candidate with an interest in Chinese politics and international relations.

Friday, February 24, 2012 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Sam Arnold, Post Doctoral Fellow at Stanford's Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University
Field: Political Theory
Sam Arnold is a Post Doctoral Fellow at Stanford's Center for Ethics in Society.  He received his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton in September 2011.  His research interests include the liberal tradition, distributive justice, and the place of meaningful work in liberal egalitarian theory.

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