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The Foley Institute Fall 2006 Events

September 13

ENSCOG Meeting. Craig Parks, Professor, Psychology, WSU, presents“Layperson Perceptions of Some Natural Resources, or What Do a Psychologist and Geochemist Have in Common?” 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

September 28

Brown Bag. Mark Ragan, Cathy Sisneros, Rob McCann, Tom Pennella, and Kathleen Rodgers present “An Exchange of Ideas on the Connections between Religion and Public Policy.” 12:00 noon – 1:10 p.m, CUE 512. [In association with the Department of Human Development]

September 28

Public Forum. “Religion in the Public Square: Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices.”
Guest Speakers:
* Mark Ragan, Senior Fellow, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
* Cathy Sisneros, Director of Grants and Foundation Relations, Young Life.
* Rob McCann, Executive Director, Catholic Charities, Spokane.
* Tom Pennella, Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Deputy Director of the Washington State Mentoring Partnership (WSMP), Olympia.
* Kathleen Rodgers, Associate Professor of Human Development, Washington State University.
1:30–3:00 p.m., Todd Hall 116. [In association with the Department of Human Development]
[this event is archived as a videostream]

September 28

International Education Week Public Lecture; Keynote Speech. Arun Gandhi, founder of M.K. Gandhi Institute for Non-violence and grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, presents “A Nonviolent Response to Terrorism.” 7:30 p.m., Beasley Coliseum. [In association with the WSU International Students’ Council]

October 10

Public Lecture. Harold Clarke and Marianne Stewart, Professors, University of Texas at Dallas, present “Terrorism, Public Opinion, and Political Choice: Britain Since 9/11.” 2:50–4:00 p.m., Wilson Hall 13.

October 11

ENSCOG Meeting. Todd Norton, Assistant Professor, Communication, WSU, presents “Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument: Lands Management among Multiple, Contesting Stakeholders.” 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

October 27

Foreign and Defense Policy Brown Bag Series. Charles Gaukel presents“Intelligence Analysis in Support of U.S. Policymaking: Challenges and Controversies.” 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

October 27

Foley Institute Applications Due for Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships. 4:00 p.m. Johnson Tower, Room 401.

November 2

Public Forum. “Another Victory for President Bush & the GOP or a Resurgence by the Democrats?”
Guest Speakers:
* Bruce Pinkleton, Communications Professor, Washington State University
* Travis Ridout, Political Science Professor, Washington State University
* Brandon Rottinghaus, Political Science Professor, University of Idaho
4:00–6:00 p.m., Wilson Hall 13.

November 6

Brown Bag. Jim Jacobs, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Research in Crime and Justice, New York University, presents “The Privatization of Criminal Justice.” 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

November 6

Public Lecture. Jim Jacobs, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Research in Crime and Justice, New York University, presents “The Mafia and the American Labor Movement.” 3:10–4:45 p.m., CUE 518.

November 7

Public Lecture. Kathleen Tierney, Professor, University of Colorado, presents“From the Margins to the Mainstream? Disaster Research at the Crossroads.” 4:00–5:30 p.m., CUE 518.

November 8

ENSCOG Meeting. Science, Technology, the Environment, and Democracy Lecture Series. Kathleen Tierney, Professor, University of Colorado, presents“Social Vulnerability: A New Paradigm for Disaster Research.” 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

November 8

Guest Seminar. Kathleen Tierney, Professor, University of Colorado, discusses disaster relief and public policy in Steven Stehr’s Pol S 540, Proseminar on Public Policy. 3:00–4:00 p.m., Johnson Tower 807.