Special Events

Past Events


Title Date Time Location
Pushback: The China Challenge
Dr. Robert Sutter, George Washington University
Nov 19 4:00pm to 6:00pm William H. Gates Hall room 138
Political Science Autumn 2018 Faculty Panel: The 2018 Midterms and their Consequences
Mark Alan Smith, Christopher S. Parker, Sophia Jordán Wallace
Nov 1 5:30pm to 7:00pm Johnson Hall room 102
Conversations with Sally Jewell: Federal Government and Environmental Policy
Former Sec. of the Interior, Sally Jewell
Oct 30 4:00pm to 6:00pm Petersen Room, Allen Library
Apply for the Redeker Public Service Award. Deadline: May 7th, 2018. May 7 5:00pm
Apply to be the Pol S Convocation Student Speaker. Deadline: May 7th, 2018. May 7 5:00pm
Spring Faculty Panel: Trump, Trade, Tariffs
Jim Caporaso, Susan Whiting, and Caitlin Ainsley
May 3 4:30pm to 6:00pm Sieg Hall, Room 134
Winter Faculty Panel: Has Trumpism Gone Global?
Christopher Parker and Jonas Linde
Mar 6 4:45pm to 6:00pm Thomson Hall, Room 101
Political Theory for the Real World
Michael Goodhart, University of Pittsburgh
Jan 30 3:30pm to 5:00pm Gowen 1A


Title Date Time Location
Fall Faculty Panel: The Politics of Terror and Terrorism
Megan Francis, Ellis Goldberg, and Geoffrey Wallace
Nov 15 4:30pm to 6:00pm Gowen Hall, Room 201
Government Job & Internship Fair Oct 26 2:00pm to 5:00pm MGH Commons
2017 Political Science Convocation and Graduation Celebration Jun 8 10:00am Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom (2nd floor)
Husky Union Building, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
Spring Faculty Panel: The U.S. and Global Policy Challenges Today
Aseem Prakash, Geoffrey Wallace, and Christopher Adolph
May 24 4:30pm to 6:00pm University of Washington, Smith Hall, Room 120


Title Date Time Location
The 2016 Election: What Now?
Mark Smith, Becca Thorpe, Sophia Jordán Wallace, John Wilkerson
Nov 16 4:30pm to 6:00pm Bagley 131
Race and Violence in American Politics
Megan Ming Francis
Oct 12 7:30pm to 9:00pm Kane Hall Room 120
4069 Spokane Ln Seattle, Washington, 98105
2016 Election: How Did We Get Here?
Christopher Parker, Mark A. Smith, Margaret O’Mara, Rick Shenkman,
Sep 27 7:30pm Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
Public Forum on Dispersing Prosperity Within Limits of Environment  Mar 7 7:00pm to 9:00pm ECC Unity Suite
3931 Brooklyn Avenue NE
Benevolent Democrats? The Domestic Sources of Wartime Conduct
Geoffrey Wallace (Rutgers University)
Jan 13 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A


Title Date Time Location
Political Science Advising Closed Dec 24
Political Science Undergraduate Advising Closed 12-5pm Dec 23 12:00pm
Autumn Quarter Political Science Panel on the Global Refugee Crisis Dec 3 4:30pm VENUE CHANGE: BAG 131
Sympathy for the Poor, Resentment of the Rich, and their Effects on Candidate Evaluations
Spencer Piston (Assistant Professor, Syracus University)
Dec 2 3:30pm to 5:00pm Gowen 1A
East India Companies and Long-Term Economic Change in India
Nikhar Gaikwad (PhD Candidate, Yale University)
Nov 16 3:00pm to 4:30pm Gowen 1A
The Moral Foundations of Politics
Scott Clifford (Assistant Professor, University of Houston)
Nov 13 2:00pm to 3:30pm Gowen 1A
CCCE Screening & Discussion of "This Changes Everything"  Nov 10 5:30pm to 7:30pm Communications Building, Room 120
Elected Public Office and Private Benefit: Firm-level Returns from Businesspeople Becoming Politicians in Russia
David Szakonyi (PhD Candidate, Columbia University)
Nov 9 3:00pm to 4:30pm Gowen 1A
Time, Space, and Activism: The Impact of Protests on Latina/o Identities and Political Attitudes
Sophia Jordán Wallace (Assistant Professor, Rutgers University)
Nov 6 2:00pm to 3:30pm Gowen 1A
Ordering violence: identity boundaries and coalition building in the Syrian uprising
Kevin Mazur (PhD Candidate, Politics, Princeton University)
Nov 2 3:00pm to 4:30pm Gowen 1A
The Whisper of the Poor, the Roar of the Rich
Christopher Ojeda (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Stanford University)
Oct 30 2:00pm to 3:30pm Gowen 1A
Autumn Political Science Major Application, due by October 11 Oct 11
Pacific and Western Disability Studies Symposium: Connecting Disability Studies, Disability Justice, and Disability Arts May 21 to May 23
Labor Studies Social Jan 29 4:00pm to 6:00pm Husky Union Building (HUB)