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Past Workshops

Monday, April 11, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Ronald Rogowski, Professor of Political Science, UCLA
Field: Comparative Politics

Ronald Rogowski, a Professor of Political Science at UCLA, specializes in comparative politics and political economy. His book Commerce and Coalitions explores how international trade shapes domestic political coalitions. In 1999, the American Political Science Association honored him by organizing a roundtable discussion to commemorate the tenth anniversary of its publication.

Friday, April 8, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Mohammad H. Fadel, Faculty of Law
Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
Field: Political Theory
Mohammad H. Fadel joined the Faculty of Law in January 2006. He received his B.A. in Government and Foreign Affairs (1988), a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago (1995) and his J.D. from the University of Virginia (1999). While at the University of Virginia School of Law, Professor Fadel was a John M.
Monday, April 4, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Barry R. Weingast, Ward C. Krebs Family Professor, Department of Political Science, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

Barry R. Weingast is the Ward C. Krebs Family Professor, Department of Political Science, and a Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution. He served as Chair, Department of Political Science, from 1996 through 2001. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1996.

Friday, April 1, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Ruth Grant, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and Senior Fellow in the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University
Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
Field: Political Theory

Ruth Grant is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and Senior Fellow in the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. She specializes in political theory with a particular interest in early modern philosophy and political ethics. She is the author of John Locke's Liberalism and Hypocrisy and Integrity: Machiavelli, Rousseau and the Ethics of Politics.

Monday, March 28, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Steven Fish
Field: Comparative Politics

M. Steven Fish is a comparative political scientist who studies democracy and regime change in developing and postcommunist countries, religion and politics, and constitutional systems and national legislatures. He is the author of Are Muslims Distinctive? A Look at the Evidence (Oxford, 2011).

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