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Past Workshops

Friday, January 13, 2012 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Professor William H. Simon, Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Field: Political Theory

Professor William H. Simon is a Visiting Professor of Law from Columbia Law School.  His areas of expertise include professional responsibility and social policy.

Friday, January 13, 2012 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Speaker: Professor Gartzke
Field: International Relations
Professor Gartzke’s area of study involves the impact of information and institutions on war and peace. What leaders and others know or believe is a key determinant of how nations behave and interact. International politics is a minimally hierarchical environment in which negotiations and bargaining are the primary form of political interaction.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: Eric Schickler, Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Field: American Politics

Eric Schickler is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Disjointed Pluralism: Institutional Innovation and the Development of the U.S. Congress (Princeton University Press, 2001), which received APSA's Richard F. Fenno Award.

Monday, January 9, 2012 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Rachel Brulé, PhD candidate, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

Rachel Brule is a PhD Candidate (expected degree in June 2012) specializing in comparative politics and institutions, with a focus on the political economy of development and gender. Her dissertation studies the scope and determinants of legal impact on individual welfare in a particularly challenging case: Indian law that equalizes women’s property inheritance rights.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: Frances E. Lee, Faculty, Maryland
Field: American Politics
Frances E. Lee joined the faculty at Maryland in the Fall of 2004. She teaches courses in American government, the public policy process, legislative politics, and political institutions. Prof. Lee is also Director of the Government & Politics Honors Program.