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Past Workshops

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.
Friday, December 9, 2011 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Speaker: Aziz Rana, Assistant Professor of Law, Cornell University
Field: Political Theory

Aziz Rana is an Assistant Professor of Law at Cornell University.  He received his A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard College and his J.D. from Yale Law School. He also earned a Ph.D. in political science at Harvard, where his dissertation was awarded the university's Charles Sumner Prize. Prior to joining the Cornell faculty, he was an Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fellow in Law at Yale.

Friday, December 9, 2011 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Speaker: David A. Lake, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego
Field: International Relations

David A. Lake is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He has published widely in international relations theory and international political economy. Lake’s most recent book is Hierarchy in International Relations (2009).