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  • Advising News Archive | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Ethics European Politics European Union Feminism and Feminist Theory Game Theory Gender Global Studies Health Policy Hispanic Studies Homelessness Housing Human Rights Ideology Immigration Incarceration Interest Groups International Relations International Security Islamic Studies Jewish Studies Justice Juvenile Justice Labor Language Policy Latin American Latino a Studies Law and Society Legal Mobilization Literature Media Studies Middle Eastern Politics Minority and Race Politics Near Eastern Studies Online Learning Political Communication Political Economy Political Methodology Political Psychology Political Science Political Theory Popular Culture Postcolonial Poverty Public Law Public Policy Punishment Quantitative Methods Queer Studies Race and Ethnicity Religion Science and Technology Service Learning Sexuality Social Movements Social Welfare Social Work Socialism and Post Socialism Sociology South Asian Southeast Asian Statistics Surveillance and Privacy Sustainability Transgender Studies Urban Studies Violence and Trauma West European Women of Color Women Studies Image Title Published UW Forum on Social Media in Epidemic Repsonse Preparedness Oct 27 Oct 14 2015 UN Day 2015 Oct 23 HUB Oct 14 2015 Udall Scholarship Upcoming Info Sessions Oct 14 2015 Spend Spring Quarter in London Info Session Oct 16 3 30 pm Oct 14 2015 Disability Studies Talk Pizza Oct 16 at Noon Oct 14 2015 Volunteers Needed Scholarship Fellowship Fair Oct 29 2015 Oct 14 2015 Truman Scholarship Info Sessions Oct 13 2015 Today Justice Edwin Cameron Mon Oct 12 7 8 p m Kane 130 Oct 12 2015 Global Health Resource Center News Opportunites Oct 12 2015 Writing Workshops for Mary Gates Scholarships Oct 12 2015 Phillip Yin and Friends American Dream Foundation Information Session Oct 9 2015 Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship 2016 Applications Open Oct 9 2015 UW Philosophers Talk about the Migration Crisis Autumn 2015 Oct 9 2015 Out of Silence Abortion Stories from the 1 in 3 Campaign performed by the University of Washington s Undergraduate Theater Society Oct 8 2015 UW Business Career Fair October 12th Oct 8 2015 Elections Administration Committee of the ASUW looking for interns Oct 8 2015 Princeton In Asia Information Sessions Oct 7 2015 Careers in the Tech Industry for All Majors Oct 7 2015 Husky Toastmasters Open House Oct 8 Oct 6 2015 European Student Conference February 5th and 6th 2016 Oct 6 2015 Frtiz Scholarship Applications Open Oct 5 2015 Mary Gates Scholarships and Information Sessions Oct 5 2015 Washington Undergraduate Law Review Accepting Winter 2016 Submissions Oct 5 2015 Queer Student Commission Events in October 2015 Oct 2 2015 Paid Local Service Fellowships through the Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center at UW Oct 1 2015 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last News Events Recent News Advising Blog Honors Awards Newsletter Upcoming Events Calendar News Topics Advising Alumni Announcements Community Impact Courses Faculty and Staff Giving Jobs Lectures and Events Media Coverage and Op Eds Student Success Study Abroad Volunteering 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

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  • Autumn 2014 Newsletter | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    time when our Read more Announcing the Center for Environmental Politics The Department of Political Science is pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Environmental Politics the first research center for environmental politics in the world located in a political science department The founding Director of the Center is Aseem Prakash Professor of Political Science and the Walker Family Professor for the College of Arts and Sciences The Center for Environmental Politics will be a leading producer of social science research on environmental politics and Read more Faculty Spotlight Jeffrey Arnold and Megan Francis The Political Science Department is very excited to welcome two new members of our faculty this fall Megan Francis and Jeff Arnold Jeffrey Arnold joins the department as an Acting Assistant Professor and also joins the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences CSSS as a Core Faculty Member Arnold is completing his Ph D in Political Science at the University of Rochester and spent last year as an instructor at Emory University He will teach courses in quantitative political Read more Distinguished Alumni Profile Rogelio Riojas The Department of Political Science presented its annual Distinguished Alumni Award to Rogelio Riojas during our 2014 Convocation Ceremony in June During the ceremony Riojas spoke to the graduating political science majors about his amazing life story and his development from a student of political science to the head of a large network of public health service providers and a member of the UW Board of Regents When Rogelio Riojas first set foot in Washington in the 1950s it was a temporary Read more Professor Peter May Retiring after 35 Years After serving 35 years on our faculty Professor Peter May will be retiring at the end of Autumn Quarter Prof May s importance to our department is difficult to overstate He has been a prolific and influential scholar a model teacher and tremendously effective as an institution builder He has taught a variety of our core classes and been a much loved and appreciated graduate mentor His consistent success in attracting outside grant money supported his research and helped the Read more Share Print PDF Autumn 2014 Newsletter In This Issue From the Chair Announcing the Center for Environmental Politics Faculty Spotlight Jeffrey Arnold and Megan Francis Distinguished Alumni Profile Rogelio Riojas Professor Peter May Retiring after 35 Years Alumni Information Rogelio Riojas Alumni Notes Send Us Your Updates Upcoming Activities UWISC Colloquia Severyns Ravenholt Colloquia Duck Family Colloquium Series Political Science Department Links Department Profile Faculty Directory Research Centers Political Science News University Links College of Arts Sciences Events Join UWAA ArtsUW Make a Gift Sign Up for eNews News Topics Advising Alumni Announcements Community Impact Courses Faculty and Staff Giving Jobs Lectures and Events Media Coverage and Op Eds Student Success Study Abroad Volunteering 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

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  • Spring 2014 Newsletter | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    In the 1970 s William Burke was a program director at the University of Massachusetts but he had a grander vision to create a Washington D C internship program that would connect students to internships and provide them with housing and academic credit at their home institution He founded a non profit The Washington Center TWC to provide that service to universities throughout the world In 1977 the University of Washington Political Science Department became a partner to TWC Since Read more Political Theory at the University of Washington What is justice Why have government What makes a good life Political theory is the field of big questions the part of political science that keeps us debating the fundamentals of ethics politics and society that keeps us in touch with traditions of moral reflection extending from Plato s academy to Machiavelli s Florentine Republic to Locke s defenses of toleration and the right to revolution Made up of three core faculty members the political theory subfield at the University of Read more Political Science An Inauspicious Beginning The excellence of today s Department of Political Science may not have been foretold by our inauspicious beginning when J Allen Smith the namesake of Smith Hall on campus came to the UW as the Professor of Political Economy in 1897 By 1911 the Department of Political and Social Sciences had four members all male An assistant professor of economics was added two years later for the lofty sum of 1 500 per year A then recent Ph D of the department the first female hire was also named a Read more Faculty Spotlight George Lovell Professor George Lovell teaches American politics and law After earning his Ph D at the University of Michigan he taught at the University of Maryland and College of William and Mary before coming to the University of Washington in 2001 Professor Lovell s research focuses on how political institutions and law shape the way people organize for political action For example his book Legislative Deferrals showed how workers in the early 20th century struggled to end judicial Read more Share Print PDF Spring 2014 Newsletter In This Issue From the Chair The Washington Center A 37 Year Internship Partnership Political Theory at the University of Washington Political Science An Inauspicious Beginning Faculty Spotlight George Lovell Alumni Information Alumni Notes Send Us Your Updates Faculty News Margaret Levi Ellis Goldberg Staff Spotlight Susanne Recordon Department News Passing of Robert Dahl Passing of George Modelski Seahawks Congrats by University of Denver Political Science News Political Science Department Links Department Profile Faculty Directory Research Centers University Links College of Arts Sciences Events Join UWAA ArtsUW Make a Gift Sign Up for eNews News Topics Advising Alumni Announcements Community Impact Courses Faculty and Staff Giving Jobs Lectures and Events Media Coverage and Op Eds Student Success Study Abroad Volunteering Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students

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  • Autumn 2013 Newsletter | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    office hours Yet there is much more to graduate students careers that few undergraduates think about A critical concern of any graduate student is the research that will lead to their PhD Our graduate students are conducting innovative research across the discipline and globe Small research grants Read more Is the Tea Party like the Klan Is the Tea Party like the Ku Klux Klan Tea Party sympathizers would reject the comparison out of hand Tea Partiers claim they re about core conservative issues such as small government and fiscal responsibility Thus they resist the policies of the current president and his administration on ideological grounds the government is too big and spends too much money not on racial ones Critics of the Tea Party reject this claim and believe that Tea Partiers are indeed motivated by racism Read more Faculty Spotlight James D Long The UW Department of Political Science is excited to welcome James D Long as a new Assistant Professor this fall Long will teach courses in African politics comparative politics and field research methods He joins the UW faculty from Harvard where in 2012 13 he was an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Long completed his PhD in Political Science at the University of California San Diego UCSD in 2012 Long s research examines many aspects of Read more Alumni Spotlight Norm Dicks On June 13th some 1 200 students guests faculty and staff attended the 2013 Departmental Convocation that recognized those with new BA Masters and PhD degrees and bestowed a number of awards for academic accomplishments A highlight of the ceremony was the granting of the department s distinguished alumnus award to Honorable Norm Dicks He joins a dozen distinguished alumni who had been recognized in previous years for their career accomplishments Congressman Dicks provided an Read more Student Spotlight Deepa Bhandaru The graduate teaching assistants and instructors in our department are exceptionally talented hard working and successful In our large enrollment courses teaching assistants conduct discussion sections grade papers and exams and meet with students to help them navigate the challenges of higher education at UW Graduate instructors who have completed all requirements for the Ph D except the dissertation teach independent courses Teaching assistants and graduate instructors do all of Read more Staff Spotlight Ann Buscherfeld Our department is fortunate to have an exceptionally talented set of staff Those in the department administration academic programs advising fiscal support computing and the front office provide the essential services day in and day out that contribute to our excellence More than this these individuals set the tone of the department through their numerous interactions with students faculty visitors other units and higher level administrators In this and future newsletters we Read more Share Print PDF Autumn 2013 Newsletter In This Issue From the Chair Departmental Honors Program Offers Unique Experience UW Graduate Students Conduct Research Around the Globe Is the Tea Party like the Klan Faculty Spotlight James

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  • Spring 2013 Newsletter | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    to working full time in Olympia for members of the Washington State House of Representatives or Senate As part of this enriching experience interns also meet with state officials participate in academic seminars and engage in mock floor debates on current issues For more than 50 years the Washington State Legislative Internship program has been an important catalyst for careers in politics and public Read more Holding Global Brands Accountable Team Creates Digital Archive to Preserve Labor History Political Science students and faculty have teamed up to document the role of universities in securing labor rights for apparel workers The Brand Responsibility Project addresses the relationship between multinational corporations including Nike Inc and Russell Athletics and workers in Central America looking at cases in which subcontractors have violated the labor rights of their employees In each case workers activists and consumers succeeded in pressuring global brands to take Read more Why Cutting Government Spending is So Hard Perspectives on National Government Spending Architect of the Capitol Professors Mark A Smith and Rebecca Thorpe The budget deficit is once again a prominent item on the political agenda The fiscal cliff deal signed on January 2 included tax increases for the highest earners The sequestration process which began on March 1 implemented cuts in discretionary spending that Congress and the President initially agreed to in 2011 For now at least the sequestration is taking effect What is the likelihood of a Read more Pause Rewind and Forward The New World of Online Education It s 9 30 am A student shifts her books aside flips open her laptop and gets ready for another stimulating lecture on political economy As the professor winds through the topic of rent seeking the student finds herself a bit confused No problem She simply hits the pause key and rewinds to listen for a second time As you might guess this is not the traditional classroom Welcome instead to the world of online learning at the University of Washington A college education has Read more Share Print PDF Spring 2013 Newsletter In This Issue From the Chair A Catalyst for Careers in Politics and Public Policy The Washington State Legislative Internship Program Holding Global Brands Accountable Team Creates Digital Archive to Preserve Labor History Why Cutting Government Spending is So Hard Perspectives on National Government Spending Pause Rewind and Forward The New World of Online Education Alumni Spotlight Political Science Alumni Honored with A S Timeless Awards Distinguished Alumni Recognitions Send Us Your Updates In Memoriam David J Olson 2012 Stuart Scheingold 2010 Donald R Matthews 2007 Daniel Lev 2006 James R Townsend 2004 Upcoming Activities UWISC Colloquia Severyns Ravenholt Colloquia Political Science Department Links Department Profile Faculty Directory Research Centers Political Science News University Links College of Arts Sciences Events Join UWAA ArtsUW Make a Gift Sign Up for eNews News Topics Advising Alumni Announcements Community Impact Courses Faculty and Staff Giving Jobs Lectures and Events Media Coverage and Op Eds Student Success Study Abroad Volunteering

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  • Week of October 12, 2015 | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Choices and Environmental Consequences Explaining Institutional Change and Stability Tuesday October 13 3 30 5pm in Thomson 317 Philosophy Department Bill Talbott Professor of Philosophy What does it mean to have a human right to asylum What is that a right to What should the US be doing to secure that right for asylum seekers in the Middle East Wednesday October 14 12pm in Savery 361 MÁS Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle s Arts Education Program Free film screening of From the Bottom Up De Baixo Para Cima Co directed by Angelica Macklin and Jonathan Warren Wednesday October 14 6 8pm in the Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Lobby 3931 Brooklyn Ave Seattle Afterwards there will be a post viewing discussion and reception with the filmmakers Event sponsors the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program the African Studies Program the Ethnic Cultural Center Gender Women and Sexuality Studies the Social Justice Film Series and Open Hand Reel Communications Department Dave Zirin award winning sportswriter Race Power and Jock Culture Wednesday October 14 7 8 30pm in Kane 110 Event is free with registration Brought to you by The Nation and University of Washington s Department of Communication Co sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies Young Professional International Network and Kids4Peace Mohammad Joulany and Rebecca Sullum Co directors of Kids4Peace will discuss the current state of the Israeli Palestinian conflict and interfaith and collaborative peace building work being done in the region Wednesday October 14 7 8 30pm at Impact Hub Seattle 220 2nd Ave S Seattle Ticket price 10 for members 20 for non members Register https www world affairs org calendarevent ypin building peace between UW Center for Human Rights and Landesa Jacqueline Osiako Ingutiah Senior Legal Counsel Federation of Women Lawyers Kenya Nairobi Kenya Ran Hao Associate Researcher and Vice Dean of the Social Law Office Institute of Law Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Beijing China and Ranja Das Program Coordinator Oxfam India Bhubaneswar Odisha India Access to Justice for Women in Agricultural Livelihoods Thursday October 15 12 1 20pm in Communications 202 204 Sponsored by The Henry M Jackson School s Center for Global Studies East Asia Center South Asia Center African studies and China Studies and the Gates Public Service Law Program Ellison Center Discussion Hon Kenneth S Yalowitz Global Fellow Kennan Institute and Former U S Ambassador What Drives Russian Policy Today Thursday October 15 3 30 5pm in Communications 202 Global Mondays Speaker Series Dr Ushari Khalil Visiting Scholar UW Law Family law in the Islamic court A Comparative Law Perspective on Gender Sexuality Religion and Misconduct Monday October 19 12 30 1 20pm in William H Gates Hall Room 117 Lunch served All are welcome No RSVP needed Global Mondays Social Justice Tuesday Speaker Series The Hon Justice Joel Ngugi High Court of Kenya Affiliate Professor UW Law Rule of Law and Judicial Reforms Perspectives from the Kenyan Experience with Judiciary Transformation Tuesday October 20 12 30 1 20pm in William

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  • Week of October 5, 2015 | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Humanities and the UW School of Law Co sponsored by the William H Gates Public Service Law Program the Henry M Jackson School of International Studies UW Libraries the Law Societies Justice Program Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Information School Jackson School Philippe Bourgois UCLA and Robert Desjarlais Sarah Lawrence College The Ethnography of Life and Death Tuesday October 6 10 12pm Communications 202 RSVP with Tony Lucero at jal26 uw edu Jackson School of International Studies Panel discussion Focus on Syria A Humanitarian Crisis Panelists for the event include Jennifer Butte Dahl Kathie Friedman Neil McFarland Mark S Ward and Reşat Kasaba as the moderator Tuesday October 6 7 9pm in Thomson 101 Ellison Center Talk David Riley Security Specialist at the British Embassy Washington DC A Conversation on Ukraine and International Security Thursday October 8 3 30 4 30pm in the Husky Union Building RM 238 Ellison Center Talk William Pomeranz Deputy Director Kennan Institute Ukraine Russia and the Effect of International Sanctions Friday October 9 1 30 2 30pm in Communications 202 Southeast Asia Center Karen Strassler Associate Professor of Anthropology Queens College and CUNY Graduate Center Posters Banners and Scribbles Urban Inscriptions Contested Space and the Public Sphere in Indonesia Friday October 9 3 30 5 30pm in Communications 226 Sponsored by Southeast Asia Center Seattle Art Museum Simpson Center for the Humanities The Whole U Book talk at The University Bookstore with Niall Ferguson Laurence A Tisch Professor of History at Harvard and a senior research fellow of the Hoover Institution Stanford discussing his new book Kissinger Volume 1 1923 1968 The Idealist He will talk with David Bachman Professor of International Studies Jackson School UW Friday October 9 7 8pm in Kane 220 Sponsored by The University Book Store The Henry M Jackson School of International Studies and The Whole U Global Mondays Speaker Series Stephen Rosenbaum Associate Professor Golden Gate Law School Lecturer UC Berkeley School of Law Protecting Human Rights in a Constitutional Monarchy The Case of Cambodia Monday October 12 12 30 1 20pm in William H Gates Hall Room 117 Lunch served All are welcome No RSVP needed Communications Department Dave Zirin award winning sportswriter Race Power and Jock Culture Wednesday October 14 7 8 30pm in Kane 110 Event is free with registration Brought to you by The Nation and University of Washington s Department of Communication Co sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies UW Center for Human Rights and Landesa Jacqueline Osiako Ingutiah Senior Legal Counsel Federation of Women Lawyers Kenya Nairobi Kenya Ran Hao Associate Researcher and Vice Dean of the Social Law Office Institute of Law Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Beijing China and Ranja Das Program Coordinator Oxfam India Bhubaneswar Odisha India Access to Justice for Women in Agricultural Livelihoods Thursday October 15 12 1 20pm in Communications 202 204 Sponsored by The Henry M Jackson School s Center for Global Studies East Asia Center South Asia Center African studies

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  • Week of September 28, 2015 | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    continued support With their help and encouragement she successfully turned her dissertation into a book Protests Against U S Military Base Policy in Asia Persuasion and Its Limits was recently published from Stanford University Press Jim Caporaso delivered a plenary address to the World Congress for Korean Politics and Society on August 26 The title of his talk is The Promise and Perils of Globalization Crystal Pryor is the recipient of a 2015 2016 Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellowship which is awarded to one Japanese and one US citizen each year She will be a resident fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS in Honolulu and spend up to six weeks in Washington DC for fieldwork Lance Bennett delivered the following talks over the summer Oxford University June 18 19 Conference Learning from the Past NGOs at the Crossroads Presented the paper Digital Media and the Organization of Advocacy Comparing Legitimacy and Public Engagement in National and EU Level Environment and Fair Trade NGOs with Sabine Lang and Alexandra Segerberg Alghero Sardinia June 24 27 Conference Protest Participation in Variable Communication Ecologies Keynote Address The Political Economy of Ideas Power Institutions and Disruption in Discourse Ecologies The Hague University September 16 2015 Public Lecture The Political Economy Of Ideas A Discourse Analysis Showing How Unsustainable Economics Has Captured Contemporary Politics Free University of Amsterdam September 18 2015 Public Lecture The Logic of Connective Action Digital Media and the Personalization of Contentious Politics Victor Menaldo and Daniel Yoo s paper Democracy Elite Bias and Financial Development in Latin America was published in World Politics volume 67 issue 04 pp 726 759 POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS SEMINARS University of Washington International Security Colloquium UWISC Alexandra Scacco Assistant Professor Wilf Family Department of Politics New York University An Experimental Test of Social Contact Theory in Nigeria Grad student discussant Will Gochberg Ph D student Political Science UW Friday October 2 12 1 20 in the Olson Room GWN 1A Sponsored by the Severyns Ravenholt Endowment the Richard B Wesley Graduate Student Fund for International Relations the UW Political Science Department and the Center for Global Studies at the Henry M Jackson School of International Studies Duck Family Environmental Politics and Governance Colloquium Series Arun Aggrawal Professor School of Natural Resources Environment University of Michigan Governing Natural Resources Incentives Information Institutions Friday October 9 12 1 20pm in the Olson Room GWN 1A More information available at http goo gl lM4qdP Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics SR SCP Armando Razo Associate Professor of Political Science Indiana University Political competition and social spending in Mexico s municipalities Spatial dimensions of social policies after political and economic liberalization Grad student discussant Kevin Aslett Ph D student Political Science UW Friday October 30th 12 00 1 20pm in Olson Room Gowen 1A OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS SEMINARS Center for Human Rights All day conference Access to Information as a Human Right Keynote address by Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzón other speakers include Kate Doyle Philippe Bourgois Mirla Guadalupe Carbajal Amaya Details RSVP

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