Week of October 29, 2018

Department of Political Science Bulletin, November 2, 2018

Today’s bulletin is also posted on our website:

http://www.polisci.washington.edu/Alumni/Newsletter/newsletter.html

Holiday reminder: The University will be closed on Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans’ Day. Looking further ahead, the University will also be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Tony Gill presented “Tipping Points: An Economic Defense of Gratuities” to the Competitive Enterprise Institute on Thursday, September 20.  Washington DC was amazingly humid and Tony walked from the hotel to the CEI offices in his suit, resulting in a sweat-drenched shirt.  However, they turned up the air conditioning for him and he almost got hypothermia until eating a salad with chicken.

Tony Gill attended the annual conference of the Rumsfeld Foundation, where he serves in the capacity of a faculty mentor.  Advising did occur and at the opening reception they had the best sliders Tony’s ever eaten.  Seriously, they were delicious.

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Severyns-Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics (SR-SCP): Jowei Chen (Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Michigan), subject TBD.  Friday, November 9, 2018, 12:00 to 1:30pm, Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

Candidate for the faculty position in Quantitative Methods, Jacob Grumbach (Princeton University), will present a talk, subject TBD, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 1:30–3:00pm, Olson Room (Gowen 1a).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium (UWISC): Michael C. Horowitz (Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania), subject TBD. Friday, November 16th, 2018, 12:00–1:20pm, Olsen Room (Gowen 1A)

Candidate for the faculty position in Quantitative Methods, Yang-Yang Zhou (Princeton University), will present a talk titled “Refugee Resentment, National Identification, and Citizen Participation in Africa”, on Friday, November 16, 2018, 1:30–3:00pm, Olson Room (Gowen 1a).

Candidate for the faculty position in Quantitative Methods, Lachlan McNamee (Stanford University), will present a talk, subject TBD, on Monday, November 19, 2018, 12:00–1:30pm, Olson Room (Gowen 1a).

Candidate for the faculty position in Quantitative Methods, Patricia Posey (MIT/University of Pennsylvania), will present a talk, subject TBD, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 12:00–1:30pm, Olson Room (Gowen 1a).

Severyns-Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics (SR-SCP): Kevin Aslett (PhD student, UW), subject TBD.  Friday, November 30, 2018, 12:00 to 1:30pm, Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

BUNK: The Information Series: Brendan Nyhan (Professor, Public Policy, University of Michigan) “Selective Exposure to Misinformation: Evidence from the Consumption of Fake News during the 2016 Presidential Campaign”. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:30pm. Kane Hall, room 120. Sponsored by UW Graduate School, Office of the Provost, College of Arts & Sciences, and School of Public Health.

 

 

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