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Past Workshops

Friday, November 3, 2017 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: FAY NIKER, PHD CANDIDATE IN POLITICAL THEORY, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
Field: Political Theory

Fay Niker is currently completing her PhD in political theory at the University of Warwick. Her research on the ethics of public nudging (entitled "Living Well by Design") was awarded a Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy grant in 2015, together with the John L. Stanley award for the most outstanding project in the Ethics category.

Picture of Professor James Snyder
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: James M. Snyder, Jr., Professor of History and Political Science, Harvard University
Field: American Politics

Professor Snyder's primary research and teaching interests are in American politics, with a focus on political representation. He has written on a variety of topics, including elections, campaign finance, legislative behavior and institutions, interest groups, direct democracy, the media, and corruption.

Monday, October 30, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Guadalupe Tuñón, PhD Candidate in Political Science, UC Berkeley
Field: Comparative Politics

Guadalupe is pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at UC Berkeley. Her research interests include comparative politics, political economy, and research methods. She holds an M.A. in Political Science from Yale University and a B.A. in Political Science from Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina.

David Wiens
Friday, October 27, 2017 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: David Wiens, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego
Field: Political Theory

David Wiens' research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of political philosophy, philosophy of social science, and political economy. His main project uses resources from formal choice theory to model core features of the arguments theorists give to justify normative political principles.

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Field: International Relations

James D. Fearon is Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.  He is also a Senior Fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies.  His research focuses  on political violence – interstate, civil, and ethnic conflict in particular.

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