Upcoming Events

Aug 25

Thursday Aug 25, 2022

Book Symposium: Where the Evidence Leads: A Realistic Strategy for Peace and Human Security

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Location: Zoom Webinar/Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

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Honoring Robert C. Johansen

Join the Kroc Institute for a symposium-style launch of Professor Emeritus Robert C. Johansen’s latest book, Where the Evidence Leads: A Realistic Strategy for Peace and Human Security (Oxford University Press, 2021). This full-day event will feature conversations between scholars, practitioners, and policymakers discussing alternatives to nationalist routes of ensuring sustainable security, peace, and flourishing for all humans.…

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Aug 26

Friday Aug 26, 2022

"I'm Speaking": How Vice Presidential Running Mates Influence Vote Choice

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Location: 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Join us for lunch and a talk in-person in 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls. Graduate students Emma Schroeder, Levi Allen, and Alejandra Campos will present "'I'm Speaking': How Vice Presidential Running Mates Influence Vote Choice."

 

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Sep 23

Friday Sep 23, 2022

Mia Costa, Guest Lecture

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Location: 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Join us for lunch and a research lecture with guest speaker Mia Costa. The title of the lecture will be released closer to the event date.

Mia Costa

About the Speaker: 

Mia Costa is an Assistant Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. She is also a Faculty Associate of Dartmouth's Program in Quantitative Social Science and the Race, Migration, and Sexuality Consortium, as well as a visiting scholar at Harvard University's Center for American Political Studies. Broadly, her research focuses on representation, political psychology, and participation in American politics, often through the lens of identity and using experimental and other statistical methods. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science

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Oct 25

Tuesday Oct 25, 2022

China’s Challenge to the Nuclear Revolution? Emerging Technology, Great Power Competition and the Fragility of the Nuclear Balance

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Fiona Cunningham is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests lie the intersection of technology and conflict, with an empirical focus on China.

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Oct 28

Friday Oct 28, 2022

Turning Votes into Power: The Impact of Women's Suffrage on Local Political Leadership

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Location: 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Join us for lunch and a talk in-person in 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls. Christina Wolbrecht and Lakshmi Iyer will present their work, "Turning Votes Into Power: The Impact of Women's Suffrage on Local Political Leadership."

About the speakers: Christina Wolbrecht is a professor of political science and the C. Robert and Margaret Hanley Family Director of the Notre Dame Washington Program, as well as affiliated faculty in the Gender Studies Program and a faculty fellow of the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights. She has written widely on women's suffrage and women voters, including two co-authored books, A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage (Cambridge 2020) and Counting Women's Ballots: Female Voters from Suffrage Through the New Deal (Cambridge 2016). Both Counting Women's Ballots and her solo-authored book, The Politics of Women’s Rights (Princeton 2000), were recognized with national book awards. Wolbrecht has authored or co-authored articles on such topics as women as political role models, the representation of women, and partisan position-taking on education policy. Wolbrecht is currently working on a book about political role models with David E. Campbell and as part of an interdisciplinary collaboration on the appointment of women to local boards and commissions. She is co-editor of the journal Politics & Gender and of the book series, Cambridge Studies in Gender and Politics. …

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Nov 11

Friday Nov 11, 2022

Sarah Gershon, Guest Lecture

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Location: 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Join us for lunch and a research lecture with guest speaker Sarah Gershon. The title of the lecture will be released closer to the event date.

Sarah Gershon

About the Speaker: Sarah Allen Gershon is a Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University. Her research focuses primarily on the incorporation of traditionally underrepresented groups (including women, and racial and ethnic minorities) into the American political system. In seeking to explain the challenges faced by these groups, Gershon’s work emphasizes the role of communication, campaigns and political attitudes. Her work combines research from multiple fields and relies on a diverse set of methods, including content analysis, experimentation, surveys and in-depth interviews. Gershon’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and published in numerous journals. She co-edited Distinct Identities: Minority Women in U.S. Politics

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