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Past Workshops

Monday, February 12, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Michael Callen, Assistant Professor of Economics, UC San Diego
Field: Comparative Politics

Michael Callen research uses experiments to identify ways to address accountability and service delivery failures in the public sector, working primarily in Afghanistan and in Pakistan. His primary interests are political economy, development economics, and experimental economics.

Jacob Levy
Friday, February 9, 2018 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Jacob Levy, Professor of Political Science, McGill University
Field: Political Theory

Jacob T. Levy is Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory, Professor of Political Science, and associated faculty in the Department of Philosophy at McGill University. He is the coordinator of McGill’s Research Group on Constitutional Studies and Montreal’s Groupe de Recherche Interuniversitaire en Philosophie Politique, and the founding director of McGill’s Yan P.

Friday, February 9, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Field: International Relations

Professor Robert F. Trager is an associate professor in the political science department at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on how states form beliefs about the intentions of other states, and in particular on the role of diplomacy.

Image of Professor Matthew Gentzkow
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Field: Political Methodology

Matthew Gentzkow is Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He studies empirical industrial organization and political economy, with a focus on media industries. He received the 2014 John Bates Clark Medal, given by the American Economic Association to the American economist under the age of forty who has made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.

Monday, February 5, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Saumitra Jha, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

Saumitra Jha is an Associate Professor of Political Economy at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, and, by courtesy, of Economics and of Political Science.

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