Week of November 26, 2018

Department of Political Science Bulletin, November 30, 2018

Congratulations to the following recipients of the Departmental Research Grants:

David J. Olson Graduate Research Grant

Riddhi Mehta Neugebauer

Bryan and Diane Jones Graduate Research Grant

Rafeel Wasif

Kizhanatham Jagannathan Graduate Research Grant

Yusri Supiyan

Beatrice Magistro

Alfred and Joanne Brainard Graduate Research Grant  

Bree Bang-Jensen

Ione E. Curtis Graduate Research Grant

Ellen Ahlness

Peter May Graduate Research Grant

Mathieu Dubeau


The Department of Political Science Holiday Party is on Friday, December 7, 2018, in the UW Club, Yukon Pacific Room, 4:00–6:00pm. Children are welcome. Beverages and appetizers will be provided. Please RSVP (required) by Friday, November 30th.



William McGuire, Phi Cong Hoang, and Aseem Prakash. 2018.  How Voluntary Environmental Programs Reduce Pollution. Public Administration Review,  78(4): 537-544.

Sijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash. 2018. Intergovernmental Regimes and Recruitment to Private Regimes: GATT/WTO and the ISO, 1951-2000. Global Policy, 2018,  9(3) 352-364.

Steven Karceski, Nives Dolsak, and Aseem Prakash. 2018. Lessons for Washington from a carbon-tax autopsy. Crosscut, November 27, 2018.



The UW Committee on China-U.S. Dialogues welcomes Dr. Quansheng Zhao, Professor of international relations, Director of Center for Asian Studies, and Chair of Asian Studies Research Council at American University, to give a lecture on "The Dynamics of the U.S.-China-Japan Relations". Professor Kenneth Pyle and Professor David Bachman, UW faculty members of the Jackson School of International Studies, as well as adjuncts of Department of Political Science, will serve as discussants. Monday, December 3 at William H. Gates Hall, room 138. A ticket is required for this event.

Center for Environmental Politics: Michael Tomz (Stanford University), "Does Private Regulation Preempt Public Regulation?" Friday, December 7, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).


Seattle University's College of Arts and Sciences, Institute of Public Service, and Marketing Communications department present  “Irish-American Relations: What's Next?”, a discussion with Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 6:30pm–7:30pm, Seattle University's Pigott Auditorium. Ambassador Mulhall will engage in a discussion about developments in foreign relations between the U.S. and Ireland, the broader Trans-Atlantic relationship between the U.S. and the E.U., international trade, and the implications of Brexit particularly for the peace process in Northern Ireland. Facilitated by Larry Hubbell, Director of Seattle University's Institute of Public Service. Free and open to the public. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irish-american-relations-whats-next-tickets-52638432970


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