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Past Workshops

Friday, February 24, 2012 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Speaker: Kenneth Scheve, Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Leitner Program in International & Comparative Political Economy, Yale University
Field: Comparative Politics, International Relations

Kenneth Scheve is Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Leitner Program in International & Comparative Political Economy at Yale University where he teaches courses in political economy and quantitative methods. His research interests are in international and comparative political economy and comparative political behavior.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Speaker: Jóhanna Kristín Birnir, National Academies Research Council's Department of Homeland Security Resident Research Associateship, START and CIDCM
Field: Comparative Politics

Jóhanna Kristín Birnir is the recipient of this year's National Academies Research Council's Department of Homeland Security Resident Research Associateship at the START and CIDCM. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of California Los Angeles in 2001 and accepted a position as Assistant Professor at SUNY-Buffalo that same year. Her research is in the field of Comparative Politics.

Friday, February 17, 2012 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Avishai Margalit
Field: Political Theory

Avishai Margalit is one of the foremost thinkers and commentators on the contemporary human condition, the moral issues of our time, and current problems facing Western societies. In addition to his influence as a philosopher, he is highly regarded for his profound and cogent observations of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the broader struggle between Islam and the West.

Friday, February 17, 2012 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Speaker: Anoop Sarbahi
Field: International Relations

Anoop Sarbahi Postdoctoral scholar in the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) and jointly affiliated with the Department of Political Science and the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL). He received his PhD in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2011.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: Edward G. Carmines, Warner O. Chapman Professor of Political Science and Rudy Professor, Indiana University
Field: American Politics
Edward G. Carmines is Warner O. Chapman Professor of Political Science and Rudy Professor at Indiana University. He is also the director of the Center on American Politics and the research director at the Center on Congress at Indiana University. His research focuses on American politics, especially elections, public opinion, and political behavior.

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