2018 PSA Conference and Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 (All day)

The 25th annual Political Science Association Conference will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 10 am-2:45 pm followed by the Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture at 3 pm.  The day wraps up with a closing reception at Boundary Bay from 5-7 pm. 

Panels on Contemporary Policy Issues, World Issues, Law and Politics, and a Health Policy Roundtable will feature presentations by 17 Political Science students on topics ranging from the racial politics of gun control to orphan drugs and the cost of living with a rare disease in the U.S.

WWU Alum Joshua Dyck, Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Center for Public Opinion at the University of Massachusets Lowell, will present the Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture, Initiatives without Engagement: A Realistic Account of the Secondary Effects of Direct Democracy’.

A copy of the program can be found below; details for the Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture here.  Please join us for a day of lively and engaging discussion of contemporary political issues!

The event is sponsored by the Political Science Association and the Political Science Department.