Week of February 20, 2017


Andreu Casas Salleras and John Wilkerson, "A Delicate Balance: Party Branding During the 2013 Government Shutdown" In American Politics Research.

Joannie Tremblay-Boire, Aseem Prakash, and Mary Kay Gugerty have been awarded the William E. Mosher and Frederick C. Mosher Award for the best article published in Public Administration Review in the year 2016. The title of the article is: "Regulation by Reputation: Monitoring and Sanctioning in Nonprofit Accountability Clubs" published in volume 76 issue 5 (pages 712-722): http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/puar.12539/full

This award will be presented to the authors at the annual meeting of American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) in Atlanta, March 2017.

Rachel Cichowski presented a paper entitled "An Integrated Approach to Collecting and Sharing Data on International Courts" at a workshop on Data and Methods in the Comparative Study of Legal Institutions at Georgetown University, February 2-3, 2017.

Anthony Gill and John M Owen IV. 2017. “Religious Liberty and Economic Prosperity: Four Lessons from the Past.”  Cato Journal 37(1): 115-34.  Prof. Owen is a collaborator with Prof. Gill on the Religious Freedom Project run out of Georgetown’s Berkeley Center on Religion, Peace, & World Affairs, and is also a professor at the University of Virginia.  Tony did not see it necessary to use his middle initial or note that he was the “first” in his lineage.


Severyns-Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics (SR-SCP): Xiaobo Lū (Assistant Professor, Government, University of Texas at Austin), "A Tale of Two Regimes: Taxation and Fiscal Contract in China and Taiwan.” Graduate student discussant: Tan Zhao (Political Science). Friday, February 24, 12:00-1:20pm, in Olson Room (GWN 1A).

Equality Initiative in Political Science Winter Panel Discussion: Michael McCann (Professor, Political Science), Erin Adam (Ph.D. Grad Student, Political Science), Michael Reagan (Ph.D. Grad Student, History), Paula Lukaszek (Plumber & WFSE Local 1488 President), and Salvador Castillo (Custodian & longtime union activist), "Working University." Monday, February 27, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A). Event will be followed immediately by a 30 min organizing meeting.

Political Science Faculty Panel: UW Political Science professors Christopher Sebastian Parker, Susan Whiting, and James Long will discuss, "President Trump and Politics beyond the United States." Wednesday, March 1, 4:30-6pm in Smith 120. Please RSVP at: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/meroy/325144

Duck Family Environmental Politics and Governance Colloquium Series: Nicole Darnall (Professor of Management and Public Policy, Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs), "Sustainability and Consumption." Friday, March 3, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A). 


History Department: Susan F. Quimpo (co-author and co-editor of Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years), "Subversive Lives, a Continuing Struggle." Tuesday, February 21, 4:30-6:30pm in Communications 226. Co-sponsored by Comparative History of Ideas and Southeast Asian Studies.

Evans School of Public Policy & Governance Forum: U.S. Rep Adam Smith, Charles Hirschman (Professor, Evans School, UW), Christine Cimini (Professor, UW School of Law), Mozhdeh Oskouian (directing attorney, Seattle Northwest Immigrant Rights Project), and Thiago Marques (Ph.D. student, Department of Sociology, UW). "What Would a 21st-Century Immigration Policy Look Like?" Jill Dougherty (CNN contributor and an Evans School teaching associate) will moderate. Tuesday, February 21, in Parrington Hall's Denny Forum, from 4-5:30pm.

The American Muslim Research Institute: Dalia Mogahed (Director of Research, Institute of Social Policy and Understanding), "Islamaphobia: A Threat to All." Moderated by Karam Dana (Assistant Professor, UW Bothell, and Director of the American Muslim Research Institute). Wednesday, February 22, 5:30-7:30pm at the UW Bothell North Creek Events Center, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell. Please RSVP by February 21st at 5pm.

Middle East Center: Roundtable discussion with Professors Andrew Gardner (Anthropology, University of Puget Sound), Ali Modarres (Urban Studies, UW-Tacoma), Arzoo Osanloo (Law, Societies, and Justice, UW), and Nova Robinson (International Studies, Seattle University), "Migrations within the Middle East." Thursday, February 23, 7-8:30pm in Thomson 101. Sponsored by the Jackson School of International Studies and the Middle East Center.

Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies Workshare: Jiwoon Yu-Lee (Ph.D Student, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, UW), "Paradoxical Consciousness: Cyclical Time, Strike, and Perplexity in South Korean Janitorial Workers' Struggle." Friday, February 24, 12-1:30pm in Smith 306.

Ellison Center: Maria Lipman (Editor of Counterpoint, Russian political analyst and commentator), "2017, The Year that Should Shed Light on Both Russia's Past and Future." Friday, February 24, 6-8:30pm in Kane 225. 6-7:30pm lecture and discussion, 7:30-8:30 reception. Co-sponsored with the Slavic Languages and Literature Department.

Middle East Center: Christopher C. Harmon (Professor, Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies) and Paula Holmes-Eber (Affiliate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, UW), "Women's Roles in Terrorist Movements." Tuesday, February 28, 12:30-1:20pm in Thomson 317. Co-sponsored by: Center for Global Studies, East Asia Center, South Asia Center, Center for West European Studies, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

UW Japan Studies: Shino Watanabe (Associate Professor, Faculty of Global Studies, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan), "Japan-China Relations under the Abe Administration." Tuesday, February 28, 3:30-5pm in Thomson 101.

Henry M. Jackson/James R. Schlesinger Distinguished Visiting Lecture Series: John Deutch (Emeritus Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), "The Future of the U.S. Nuclear Deterrent." Thursday, March 9, 7pm in the Walker Ames Room (Kane 225). The event is free and open to the public.