The political science department organizes a variety of events throughout the year, including workshops, lectures, debates, and forums. Please check back regularly to see what exciting events will be coming up next!

Spring 2024

Monday, February 19, 2024 
Erin Snider 
Assistant Professor of International Affairs, George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service @ at Texas A&M University

Monday, March 4, 2024 
Jake Grumbach (Murphy Speaker Series)
Associate Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy @ UC Berkeley

Monday, March 11, 2024 
Lauren Young 
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science @ UC Davis

Monday, March 18, 2024 
Andres Gannon (Murphy Speaker Series) 
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science @ Vanderbilt 

Monday, April 8, 2024 (Co-sponsored with CIPR) 
Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro (Murphy Speaker Series) 
Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science @ Brown University

Monday, April 22, 2024 
Mary Gallagher (Murphy Speaker Series) 
Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor of Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights & director of the International Institute @ the University of Michigan

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Fall 2023

Monday, Sept. 11, 2023 ** CIPR-funded 
Andrea Vilán 
Assistant Professor, Department of Justice, Law & Criminology, School of Public Affairs @ American University

Monday, Sept. 18, 2023 
Jessica Trounstine 
Professor, Department of Political Science @ Vanderbilt University

Violence, Inequality and Democracy in the Americas 
2023-24 CIPR Speaker Series

Fall confirmed

Monday, October 9, 2023, 12-2pm 
John Polga-Hecimovich 
Associate Prof, Naval Academy

Monday, October 16, 2023, 12-2pm 
Kai Thaler 
Assistant Professor of Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Monday, November 6, 2023, 12-2pm 
Abby Córdova 
Associate Professor of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame

Monday, November 27, 2023, 12-2pm 
Natalia Garbiras-Díaz 
Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School’s Business, Government and the International Economy (BGIE) unit

Fall 2023 registration will open on Monday, April 10th, 2023! New Political Science courses will also be available for Spring 2024!