SPRING SEMESTER 2011
Date Speaker Topic
1/25 2011 Patrick James, Dir of International Studies , USC Democracy, Territory & Armed Conflict
2/1/2011 Dr. David Drew A Practical Guide to Building an Academic Career Successfully
2/8/2011 Dr. Joshua Tasoff The Economics of Anticipatory Emotions & Attention on Future Experiences
2/15/2011 Economic Professors, Dr. Art Denzau, Dr. Thomas Willett, & Dr.Graham Bird Currency Wars, Reserve Currencies, & International Financial Stability
2/22/2011 Tracey Western and Bob Stern California Public Policy, Center of Governmental Studies
2/28/2011 Michael J. Baranic Planning for Success: US Policy for Transiting Afghanistan by 2014
3/1/2011 Elim Suleymanov The Changing Regional Dynamics of Eurasia: A View from Azerbaijan
3/8/2011 Bowman Cutter, Pomona College Do Minimum Parking Requirements Force Developers to Provide More Parking than Privately Optimal?
3/10/2011 Bernd Fischer The Future of Europe and its Consequences for the US and the World: A German Perspective
3/22/2011 Dr. Nathan Collins Categorization and the Psychology of Politcial Behavior
3/29/11 SPE Student Constantine Boussallis with Professor Jennifer Merolla Social Psychology Applications In International Political Economy
4/5/11 Ananda Ganguly, PhD, CMC Professor Speaking on Behavioral Economics
4/6/11 Faculty Research Panel Reasons to Attend the School of Politics & Economics
4/12/11 Gyung-Ho Jeong, PhD The Personal Vote, Bureaucracy, and Corruption
4/19/11 Melissa Rogers, PhD Where do Dictators and Democracy Tax? Territorial Dimensions of Regime Differences in State Capacity
4/26/11 Dionne Bensonsmith, PhD "Framing the Discourse: Black Women's Reproductive health and Policy Change After the 2008 NIH Summit on Health Disparities"
FALL SEMESTER 2010
Date Speaker Topic
9/14/2010 Dr. Jacek Kugler The Phoenix Factor Revisited
9/21/2010 Dr. Sean Flynn, Assistant Professor of Economics, SCRIPPS COLLEGE How Singapore Delivers the Best Medical Care in the World While Spending 80% Less Than We Do
9/28/2010 Dr. Eunyoung Ha Globalization and Welfare: Which Causes Which?
10/5/2010 Dr. Mark Blitz Practical Reason
10/12/2010 Ray Pentz ‘Efficient Markets, Anomaly Events, and Successful Investment Management in the “Real World”’
10/14/2010 Dr. Leszek Balcerowicz The Eurozone: Problems & Solutions
10/19/2010 Dr. Heather Campbell "Helping Those Like Us or Harming Those Unlike Us? Using Agent-Based Modeling to Examine Environmental Injustice"
10/26/10 SPE Faculty Panel Presentation “What you Need to Know About Graduate Studies & Making the Most of your Time Here at CGU"
11/2/2010 Dr. Henry Cronvqist, McMahon Family Chair in Corporate Finance The Origins of Savings Behavior
11/9/2010 new date TBA for Spring, 2011 - Dr. Joshua Tasoff A Model of Attention and Anticipation
11/16/2010 Dr. Dan Mazmanian “Preparing for Unavoidable Effects of Climate Change: A Strategy for California.”
11/30/2010 Drs. Mark Abdollahian and Hal Nelson Computational Political Economy: Citing New Energy Infrastructure
12/7/2010 Dr. Paul Zak Brains & Financial Market Bubbles