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Past Workshops

Monday, February 11, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Laia Balcells, Associate Professor of Political Science, Georgetown University
Field: Comparative Politics

Laia Balcells is a political scientist specializing in the study of political violence as well as nationalism and ethnic conflict. She earned her PhD from Yale University in 2010 and has been Assistant Professor of Political Science at Duke University (2012-2017).

Friday, February 8, 2019 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Claudio Lopez-Guerra, Professor of Political Science, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas
Field: Political Theory

Claudio López-Guerra is a political theorist at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE). He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in New York in 2008 (advisors: Brian Barry, Jon Elster, David Johnston, and Thomas Pogge). His work focuses on the ethical analysis of practical problems in public life.

Friday, February 8, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Field: International Relations

Avidit Acharya

Friday, February 8, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Field: International Relations

Michaela Mattes specializes in International Relations. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of international conflict and cooperation. She focuses on two related sets of questions. First, she studies how adversaries manage and resolve diagreements between them.

Picture of Professor Ismail White
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Ismail K. White, Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University
Field: Political Methodology

Ismail K. White is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University. He studies American politics with a focus on African American politics, public opinion, and political participation.

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