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Comparative Politics Workshop

Monday, January 28, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Andrew Little, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley
Field: Comparative Politics

Andrew Little is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley. Prior to joining Berkeley he received a B.A. from Carleton College, a Ph.D from NYU, and taught at Cornell.

His research uses formal models to study authoritarian politics, communication and information manipulation, and conflict.

Monday, February 4, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Peter Loewen, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto
Field: Comparative Politics

Peter Loewen is the former Director of the now-merged School of Public Policy and Governance and is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He works on questions of elite and citizen behaviour and the role of technology in improving governance and representation.

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).

Monday, February 25, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Daniel de Kadt, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC Merced
Field: Comparative Politics

Daniel de Kadt is an assistant professor of political science at the University of California Merced. He received my PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Monday, April 8, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Pia Raffler, Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University
Field: Comparative Politics

Pia Raffler is an Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University, working at the intersection of political economy of development and comparative politics. She is interested in political accountability, in particular in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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