Spring 2017 Political Science Speaker Series

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks at lunch hour, 12:00-1:00. Sessions occur in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Graduate students will get the first crack in the Q and A.


James Mahoney, Northwestern University
"The Logic of Counterfactual Explanation in Case Study Research"
Wednesday, February 15, 12:00-1:00p.m.
Location: BSB 1115


Cedric Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago
"Ending the Policing Crisis: What Must Be Done? Who Is Going to Do It?"
Wednesday, March 1, 12:00-1:00p.m.
Location: BSB 1115


Amalia Pallares, University of Illinois at Chicago
"Immigration Policy and Politics After Trump"
Wednesday, March 15, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: BSB 1115

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Reverend Jesse Jackson
Founder and President, Rainbow Push Coalition
"Trump's America"
Wednesday, March 29, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center East Illinois Room

James T. Sparrow, University of Chicago
"New Leviathan: The Problem of Legitimacy in the American Century"
NEW DATE: Fall 2017
Wednesday, September 27, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: BSB 1115