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Past Workshops

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: John Zaller, Professor of Political Science, UCLA
Field: American Politics
John Zaller is Professor of Political Science at UCLA.  John Zaller studies American politics and public opinion. His first book, The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion (Cambridge, 1992), explored how political messages reach the public and influence its thinking.
Monday, November 14, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Edmund Malesky, Associate Professor of Political Science, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego
Southeast Asia Forum - Asia-Pacific Research Center
Field: Comparative Politics

Edmund Malesky is an associate professor of political science at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California–San Diego.

Friday, November 11, 2011 - 1:15pm to Friday, December 5, 2014 - 3:00pm
Speaker: David Estlund, Brown
Field: Political Theory

David Estlund has been teaching moral and political philosophy at Brown since 1991. He previously taught at University of California, Irvine, and has spent fellowship years at the Program in Ethics at Harvard and at Australian National University. His research interests center around liberalism, justice, and especially democracy.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: Rob Van Houweling, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, U.C. Berkeley
Field: American Politics
Rob Van Houweling is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, U.C. Berkeley.
 
Monday, November 7, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Professor Karen Ferree, Political Science, UCSD
Field: Comparative Politics

Professor Karen Ferree (Political Science, UCSD) studies the politics of democracy, elections, and ethnicity, particularly in the context of the developing countries of Africa. She has done field research in South Africa twice, the results of which are presented in her dissertation, Voters and Parties in the Rainbow Nation: Race and Elections in the New South Africa .

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