Week of March 18, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, March 18, 2019

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Sean Butorac has been awarded an ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2019–2020 for his dissertation entitled “States of Insurrection: Race, Resistance, and the Law.”

Tony Gill delivered his paper "The Comparative Endurance & Efficiency of Religion: A Public Choice Approach" at the 2019 Annual Gathering of the Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture at the Omni Parker House in Boston, MA.  He also had his picture taken, along with Puppet, with a famous Harvard scholar.  Puppet later passed out smiley buttons and Dunkin' Donuts to several of the participants of the conference who he thought did a really good job.

Scott Lemieux had an article go up for NBC:

Democratic Wins in 2020 Won't Change Much if Mitch McConnell Saves the Filibuster.”

David Lopez has accepted a two-year position as a NYU Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow where he will be Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the Department of Politics.

Ronelle Burger, Trudy Owen, and Aseem Prakash published “Global Nonprofit Chains and the Challenges of Development Aid ContractingNonprofit Policy Forum, 9/4 (2018): 1–14. 

Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash published “The Green New Deal and the New Politics of Climate Change,” Forbes.com, March 13, 2019.

Nives Dolšak, Aseem Prakash, Parke Wilde, and Joseph Nevins."Climate Scientists Have a Moral Responsibility to Lead by Example." The Hill, March 8, 2019.

Emma Rodman has been awarded an ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2019–2020 for her dissertation entitled "The Idea of Equality in America."

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics.  Will Gochberg (PhD Student UW): Talk title TBD. Friday, April 5, 2019, 1:30–3:00pm, Gowen Hall room 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Sarah Parkinson (Johns Hopkins University): Talk title TBD. Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Christopher Colligan (UW Political Science Ph.D. student): “Identity and Innovation”. Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Simpson Center for the Humanities; Department of Political Science; Middle East Center; Program on Ethics; Comparative Religion Program; and Department of Law, Societies & Justice present: Andrew March (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). “The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought”. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12–1:30 pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

The UW Department of History and the Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies present Dr. Martin Nekola, “For the Freedom of Captive European Nations: Eastern European Exiles in Postwar America”. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 7:00pm, Smith Hall, room 205.

 

 

 

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