Speaker: Hugh Lazenby, Spencer Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow
Field: Political Theory
Hugh Lazenby is a Spencer Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow. He completed his D.Phil. at Oxford University, writing a thesis entitled, "A Conception of Equality of Opportunity." The thesis sought to elaborate a luck egalitarian conception of equality and apply that conception in particular contexts.
Speaker: David Brady, Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science, Stanford University, Arjun Wilkins, Fourth Year Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University
Field: American Politics
David Brady holds the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and held the Morris M. Doyle Centennial Chair in Public Policy (emeritus). He is Deputy Director and Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and has published seven books and over 100 papers in journals and books.
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.