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Comparative Politics Workshop

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Lisa Blaydes, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

Lisa Blaydes is a Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. She is the author of Elections and Distributive Politics in Mubarak’s Egypt (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Edgar Franco Vivanco, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
Field: Comparative Politics

Edgar Franco Vivance os a NCID Postdoctoral Fellow and MIDAS Fellow at the University of Michigan with an interest in the political economy of development and comparative politics. His research focuses on the co-evolution of institutions, economic growth, and social norms of cooperation.

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Emmerich Davies, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University
Field: Comparative Politics

Emmerich Davies specializes in education policy and politics, the political economy of development, and the politics of service provision, with a regional focus on South Asia.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bass Center (B400), Stanford GSB
Speaker: Maragaret E. Roberts, Associate Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego
Stanford Department of Political Science, Stanford Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business Political Economy
Field: American Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Methodology

Margaret (Molly) Roberts's research interests lie in the intersection of political methodology and the politics of information, with a specific focus on methods of automated content analysis and the politics of censorship in China. She received a PhD from Harvard in Government (2014), MS in Statistics from Stanford (2009) and BA in International Relations and Economics (2009).

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Maria Victoria Murillo, Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Field: Comparative Politics

Maria Victoria Murillo (Ph.D., Harvard, 1997) holds a joint appointment with the Department of Political Science and the School of International and Public Affairs and is currently the Director of the Institute for Latin American Studies (ILAS).


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