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  • Karen Litfin | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Ozone Discourses Science and Politics in International Environmental Cooperation Columbia University Press 1994 looks at the discursive framing of science in the ozone treaties Her second book The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics MIT Press 1998 explores how state sovereignty is being reconfigured as a consequence of global environmental politics Some of the topics of her recently publications include the politics of earth remote sensing the political implications of Gaia Theory the relationship between scientific and political authority in the climate change negotiations the politics of sacrifice in an ecologically full world and holistic thinking in the global ecovillage movement In her teaching and research she explores questions of human meaning and values in relation to world politics She also directs the UW Auroville Program on Sustainability Community and International Cooperation which has been bringing students to south India since 2001 Research Publications Books Karen T Litfin Ecovillages Lessons for Sustainable Community Polity Press 2013 Publications Book Chapters Karen T Litfin 2013 Localism in Critical Environmental Politics Edited by Carl Death Routledge Karen T Litfin Ecovillages and the Transition to Integral Community In Integral Ecologies Nature Culture and Knowledge in the Planetary Era edited by Sean Kelly Sam Mickey and Adam Robbert SUNY Press 2013 Karen T Litfin Thinking Like a Planet Integrating the World Food System into the Earth System In International Handbook of Environmental Politics 2nd edition edited by Peter Dauvergne Edward Elgar 2012 Karen T Litfin A Whole New Way of Life Ecovillages and the Revitalization of Deep Community In Localization A Transition Reader Adapting to a World with Less Material More Time edited by Ray De Young and Thomas Princen MIT Press 2011 Karen T Litfin The Sacred and the Profane in the Ecological Politics of Sacrifice In The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice edited by Michael Maniates and John Meyer MIT Press 2010 Karen T Litfin Gaia Theory and the Greening of Global Political Culture In Gaia in Turmoil Climate Change Biodepletion and Earth Ethics in an Age of Crisis edited by Eileen Crist and Bruce Rinker MIT Press 2009 Karen T Litfin Reinventing the Future The Global Ecovillage Movement as a Holistic KnowledgeCommunity In Environmental Governance Knowledge and Power in a Local Global World edited by Gabriela Kütting and Ronnie Lipschutz Routledge 2009 Research Advised Graduate Dissertations Jason Lambacher The Politics of the Extinction Predicment Democracy Futurity and Responsibility Diss U of Washington 2013 News Events Related News Politics of Global Climate Change Panel TODAY Apr 8 2015 Prof Karen Litfin interviewed in UW Today for her new book Ecovillages Lessons for Sustainable Community Jul 15 2014 Prof Karen Litfin in EugeneWeekly com on Ecovillages Ecodistricts and Climate Change Jan 9 2014 Related Events Politics of Global Climate Change Panel Apr 8 2015 4 30pm to 6 00pm Share Print PDF Related Fields Civic Engagement Environmental Politics International Relations Service Learning Social Movements Sustainability Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff

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  • Meredith Loken | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Rights International Relations International Security Law and Society Political Methodology Public Law Background and Experience Summary M A The University of Washington Political Science B A The College of Wooster Political Science and Women s Gender and Sexuality Studies Meredith s research explores variation in conflict related sexual violence and the intersections of the state gender and war She spent late 2011 early 2012 in Sri Lanka conducting fieldwork on legal interventions into rape cases during the civil war Her most recent work which is currently under review investigates the impact of female fighters on group decision making during conflict and variation in sexual violence strategies between state and non state actors She is a University of Washington International Security Colloquium Fellow an affiliated researcher with the Young Scholars Network on Sexual Violence and recently worked as a research consultant for the UC Berkeley School of Law s Human Rights Center on a forthcoming report on sexual violence accountability during war Her research interests include large scale political violence internal conflict wartime sexual violence female combatancy and feminist theory Share Print PDF Related Fields Comparative Politics Feminism and Feminist Theory Gender Human Rights International Relations International Security Law and Society Political Methodology Public Law Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program Overview Admissions Courses Funding Requirements Office Policies Student Guide Placement Record Resources Visiting Students Courses Course Catalog Time Schedule Projected Courses Certificate in Advanced Political Studies and Research Courses International Security and

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  • James D. Long | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    of voting behavior the dynamics of electoral fraud the impact of ICT and digital media on corruption monitoring and the effects of civil war and insurgency on state building James mixes quantitative experimental and qualitative field research methods including household surveys exit polls field experiments randomized control trials impact evaluation election forensics and ethnography His research has been funded by the US Agency for International Development National Science Foundation Qualcomm UCSD Democracy International Development and Conflict Research USIP and Fulbright His most recent work examines ways that ICT and digital media can address problems of information and human welfare in developing countries building multi channel platforms that drive citizen engagement reporting and monitoring on matters related to peace building elections government performance corruption and service provision In 2010 he served as Democracy Internationalʼs Research Director for their Election Observation mission for Afghanistan and has observed elections in South Africa 2014 Kenya 2013 2007 Egypt 2011 Uganda 2011 Afghanistan 2014 2010 2009 and Ghana 2008 James received a PhD in Political Science from UC San Diego an MSc with Merit in African Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS University of London and BA High Honors in International Relations and History from the College of William Mary Research Publications Articles James D Long Daniel Maliniak Susan Peterson and Michael Tierney Knowledge Without Power International Relations Scholars U S Foreign Policy and the Iraq War International Politics 52 no 1 2015 20 44 Michael Callen and James D Long Institutional Corruption and Election Fraud Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan American Economic Review 105 no 1 2015 354 381 Michael Callen Mohammad Isaqzadeh James D Long and Charles Sprenger Violence and Risk Preference Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan American Economic Review 104 no 1 2014 123 148 Karen Ferree Clark Gibson and James D Long Voting Behavior and Electoral Irregularities in Kenya s 2013 Election Journal of Eastern African Studies 8 no 1 2014 153 172 Barak Hoffman and James D Long 2013 Party Attributes Performance and Voting in Africa Comparative Politics 45 1 127 146 Stephan Haggard Robert Kaufman and James D Long 2013 Income Occupation and Preferences for Redistribution in the Developing World Studies in Comparative International Development 48 2 113 140 Karen Ferree Clark Gibson Karuti Kanyinga and James D Long Kenya s 2013 Election Choosing Peace Over Democracy Journal of Democracy 24 no 3 2013 140 155 Karuti Kanyinga and James D Long The Political Economy of Reforms in Kenya African Studies Review 55 no 1 2012 31 51 David Backer Joseph Lahouchuc and James D Long The Politics of Violence and Accountability in Kenya Oxford Transitional Justice Research Centre Oxford University 2010 Karuti Kanyinga James D Long and David Ndii Democratic Gains and Gaps A Study of the 2007 Kenyan General Elections Nairobi Kenya Society for International Development 2010 Clark Gibson and James D Long The Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Kenya December 2007 Evidence from an Exit Poll Electoral Studies 28 no 3

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  • David Lopez | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington specializing in Comparative Politics Political Economy and Political Methodology Broadly David is interested in examining redistribution inequality and social welfare in both advanced and developing countries David s M A thesis entitled Partisanship Teacher Unionism and The Politics of Education Reform in Advanced Democracies Comparing Institutional Change in the Nordic States 1980 95 examines the political economy of education reform in the Nordic countries within the broader context of welfare state retrenchment since the 1980s In this paper he explores the effects of institutional constraints on the government and teachers unions during periods of reform in order to explain variation in the adoption of decentralizing and market based education policies David is also working on a project which examines citizens preferences toward redistribution in developing countries suffering from weak political and economic institutions Earning a B A in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Florida David went on to teach middle school Social Studies Non Fiction Literacy and English Language Arts in Houston Texas before matriculating to the University of Washington Research Interests International and comparative political economy welfare regimes education politics redistribution Europe Latin America and multi method research Affiliated Departments Arts Sciences Social Sciences Center for Statistics Social Sciences Share Print PDF Related Fields Comparative Politics European Politics Labor Latin American Political Economy Political Methodology Public Policy Social Movements Social Welfare Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program

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  • George Lovell | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    social justice organizations Lovell is currently working with colleague Michael McCann on a book about political and legal activism by Filipino American cannery workers in the Pacific Northwest His most recently published book This is Not Civil Rights 2012 looks at public consciousness of rights and Justice Department civil rights activities in the 1940 s His first book Legislative Deferrals 2003 challenges conventional understandings of democratic controls on judicial power by showing how legislators use ambiguity to empower judges to resolve policy controversies Lovell has also published articles on the deployment of legal claims in everyday political encounters 19th century state labor legislation the Supreme Court s progressive era decisions on federal labor legislation and legislative delegation to the executive branch Lovell teaches courses on American constitutional law the U S Supreme Court law and the politics of social change law and society and labor studies Research Publications Books George Lovell This is Not Civil Rights Discovering Rights Talk in 1939 America University of Chicago Press 2012 George Lovell Legislative Deferrals Statutory Ambiguity Judicial Power and American Democracy Cambridge University Press Paperback Reprint 2010 Publications Articles George Lovell The Myth of the Myth of Rights Studies in Law Politics and Society 59 2012 1 30 George Lovell and Scott E Lemieux Delegation Default or Discretion Interbranch Power Sharing and Abortion Politics Polity 42 2010 210 43 George Lovell Imagined Rights Without Remedies The Politics of Novel Legal Claims Loyola Los Angeles Law Review 44 2010 91 119 Research Advised Graduate Dissertations Seth Greenfest 2012 Sentencing Policy Reform Diss U of Washington News Events Related News From the Chair Nov 25 2014 Faculty Spotlight George Lovell May 14 2014 2012 Political Science News Summary Dec 31 2012 Share Print PDF Related Fields American Political Development American Politics Civil Rights Constitutional Law

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  • David Lucas | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Blog Honors Awards Newsletter Upcoming Events Calendar Resources Advising Administrative Forms Careers Graduate School Grad Students TAs Internships Related Programs Centers Scholarships Awards Technology Visiting Scholars Students Writing Center About Department Profile Stay Connected Support Us Contact Us You are here Home People Graduate Student David Lucas Graduate Student dclucas uw edu Smith 34 Office Hours W 10 30 12 30 Fields of Interest Education Ethics Global Studies Human Rights International Relations Political Theory Background and Experience Summary David Lucas is a political theorist interested the theoretical justification of policy the overlap between neo liberalism and human rights discourse and the dilemmas of means ends reasoning In his free time he enjoys having free time running and chasing after the Good sometimes while running Share Print PDF Related Fields Education Ethics Global Studies Human Rights International Relations Political Theory Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program Overview Admissions Courses Funding Requirements Office Policies Student Guide Placement Record Resources Visiting Students Courses Course Catalog Time Schedule Projected Courses Certificate in Advanced Political Studies and Research Courses International Security and Political Economy Option Courses VLPA Courses NW Courses Tips for Getting into Closed Restricted Courses Study Abroad Summer Study Affiliated Centers Center for American Politics and Public Policy CAPPP Center for Communication and Civic Engagement CCCE Center for Environmental Politics CEP Center for Human Rights CHR Center for Social Science Computation Research CSSCR Center for Statistics the Social Sciences CSSS Comparative Law and Society Studies

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  • Xiao Ma | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    WISER Research Publications Dissertations Undergraduate Fields of Interest News Events Recent News Advising Blog Honors Awards Newsletter Upcoming Events Calendar Resources Advising Administrative Forms Careers Graduate School Grad Students TAs Internships Related Programs Centers Scholarships Awards Technology Visiting Scholars Students Writing Center About Department Profile Stay Connected Support Us Contact Us You are here Home People Graduate Student Xiao Ma Graduate Student maxiao uw edu Personal Website Smith 19 Fields of Interest Comparative Politics Political Economy Political Methodology Background and Experience News Events Related News Prof Susan Whiting and Xiao Ma on openDemocracy net The Party Rules What lies behind the Chinese Community Party elite s foregrounding of the rule of law Nov 2 2014 Share Print PDF Related Fields Comparative Politics Political Economy Political Methodology Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program Overview Admissions Courses Funding Requirements Office Policies Student Guide Placement Record Resources Visiting Students Courses Course Catalog Time Schedule Projected Courses Certificate in Advanced Political Studies and Research Courses International Security and Political Economy Option Courses VLPA Courses NW Courses Tips for Getting into Closed Restricted Courses Study Abroad Summer Study Affiliated Centers Center for American Politics and Public Policy CAPPP Center for Communication and Civic Engagement CCCE Center for Environmental Politics CEP Center for Human Rights CHR Center for Social Science Computation Research CSSCR Center for Statistics the Social Sciences CSSS Comparative Law and Society Studies Center CLASS European Union Center EUC Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies CLS

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  • Beatrice Magistro | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Contact Us You are here Home People Graduate Student Beatrice Magistro Graduate Student magistro uw edu CV 81 83 KB Smith 35 Office Hours W F 9 00 10 00 Fields of Interest European Politics European Union Political Economy Italian politics Labor market policy Background and Experience Summary Beatrice Magistro is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Washington She holds a Bachelor of International Economics Management and Finance from Bocconi University Italy a Master of Science in Policy Studies from the University of Edinburgh and a Master in Public Policy and Social Change from the Collegio Carlo Alberto Italy Her main research interests are European Integration labor market policy and comparative political economy Recently she has been working on political and social inequalities in crisis hit European countries more precisely on the dynamics of trust in institutions before and after the Eurozone crisis and on how the Eurozone Crisis changed the Europeanization of employment policy in Italy Spain and France Share Print PDF Related Fields European Politics European Union Political Economy Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program Overview Admissions Courses Funding Requirements Office Policies Student Guide Placement Record Resources Visiting Students Courses Course Catalog Time Schedule Projected Courses Certificate in Advanced Political Studies and Research Courses International Security and Political Economy Option Courses VLPA Courses NW Courses Tips for Getting into Closed Restricted Courses Study Abroad Summer Study Affiliated Centers Center for American Politics and Public Policy CAPPP

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