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Comparative Politics Workshop

Monday, February 26, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: James Alt, Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Harvard University
Field: Comparative Politics

James E. Alt is the Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government. His current interests are in comparative political economy; the interaction of voters, political parties, budget and other political institutions, financial markets, and fiscal policies in industrial democracies.

Monday, April 2, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Vicky Fouka, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

Vicky Fouka is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. Her research examines how identity and attitudes are shaped by state policies and history and how they themselves affect economic and political outcomes.

Monday, April 9, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Lars-Erik Cederman, Professor of International Conflict Research, ETH Zurich
Field: Comparative Politics

Born in Sweden in 1963, Lars-Erik Cederman received an M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from the University of Uppsala in 1988 and an M.A. in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva in 1990 before obtaining his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 1994.

Monday, April 16, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Kenneth Scheve, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
Field: Comparative Politics

Kenneth Scheve is Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute. He currently serves as the Director of The Europe Center at FSI.

Monday, April 23, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Mark Koyama, Associate Professor of Economic History, George Mason University
Field: Comparative Politics

Mark Koyama is Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Mercatus Center Senior Scholar. Professor Koyama earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford. He previously lectured at the University of York and spent a year at the Political Theory Project at Brown University.

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