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What Comes After US Hegemony?

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 10:24am

Five WWU Students to Participate in 2019 Legislative Internship Program

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:13pm

Five students from Western Washington University have been selected to participate in the 2019 Legislative Internship program in Olympia. The internship begins the first day of the legislative session in January and ends the last day of winter quarter.

Kate Armstrong of Olympia, Sam Moschel of Snohomish, Jessica Thom of Kennewick, Amanuel Mamo of Shoreline and Nathaniel Williams of Tacoma were selected for this opportunity.

WWU’s Munro Institute to Host Post-Election Roundtable Discussion Nov. 14

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 9:32am

Western Washington University’s Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education will facilitate a roundtable discussion at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the Harold and Irene Walton room at the Mount Baker Theatre to review the results of the 2018 midterm elections. The event is free and open to the public.

Shirin Deylami named director of new WWU faculty mentoring program

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:25pm

WWU Associate Professor of Political Science Shirin Deylami, has been appointed director of Western’s new mentoring program, designed to help new faculty thrive and succeed at Western.

WWU’s Munro Seminar for Civic Education Set for Oct. 23 and 24; keynote to discuss trade with China

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:13am

Western Washington University’s Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education will host the annual Munro Seminar on Oct. 23 and 24; this year’s theme is former Washington Secretary of State, WWU alumnus and former WWU trustee Ralph Munro’s legacy in international affairs.

Programs will highlight Munro’s role in stimulating trade between Washington and the Far East, and his humanitarian work in East Africa.

The keynote speaker will be David Bachman, professor of Political Science at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.

UMass' Joshua Dyck to Present ' Initiatives Without Engagement' May 8

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 9:50am

​Western's Political Science Department and College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host WWU alumnus Joshua Dyck, associate professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Center for Public Opinion at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, for his presentati

WWU to Host ‘What Historical Parallels Can Teach Us’ March 16

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:26am

Felix Manuel Burgos of New York University will discuss the current status and future of the recent Colombian peace accords at noon on Friday, March 16 in Western’s Communications Facility 125.

The event is free and open to the public.

Western Students Visit Olympia with Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:01am

A group of Western students joined former Secretary of State and WWU Trustee, Ralph Munro, and Vernon Johnson, WWU professor of Political Science and director of the Munro Institute for Civic Education, in Olympia today to meet with legislators and other state leaders.

Jürgen Salay to present 'Climate Policy in the European Union' Nov. 30

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:08am

Jürgen Salay, EU Fellow at the University of Washington, will present  'Climate Policy in the European Union'  at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Science Lecture (SL) 150.

The talk, which is sponsored by Western's Political Science Department, is free and open to the public.

Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am

The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

WWU to Host Yes! Magazine Co-founder Sarah Van Gelder as Part of the Munro Seminars Nov. 1 and 2

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 2:38pm

Western Washington University’s Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education will host its fifth annual Seminars for Civic Education Nov.1 and 2, featuring a keynote lecture from Sarah van Gelder, acclaimed author and co-founder of YES! Magazine, and two panels on “Rebuilding Consensus in an Age of Political Polarization” with a variety of professors, nonprofit leaders and other subject-matter experts.

Event details are as follows; all presentations are free and open to the public:

"‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate" May 9 at 3 p.m.

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:09pm

24th Annual Political Science Association Conference and Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, May 9

Panel Discussions

8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

4th Floor, Arntzen Hall

 

Gordon Sandison Lecture: ‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate

CF 110 at 3 p.m.

State AG Bob Ferguson speaks to full house at Western

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:28am

Western Washington University’s Political Science Department hosted a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on May 2.

Ferguson recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Washington challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring immigration and refugees from seven Muslim majority nations.

WWU photos by Rhys Logan.

 

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Speak at Western May 2

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 2:25pm

BELLINGHAM –– Western Washington University’s Political Science Department will host a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2 in Parks Hall 146.

The event is free and open to the public.

Ferguson recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Washington challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring immigration and refugees from seven Muslim majority nations.

WWU to Host Discussion on Right-Wing Politics in Latin America Feb. 21

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 11:38am

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Wolff will lead a roundtable discussion titled “A New Wave of Right-wing Politics in Latin America?” from 10-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Science, Math, and Technology Education (SMATE) building room 120.

This event is free and open to the public.

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