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The Foley Institute Spring 2002 Events

January 28

Brownbag Luncheon. Dr. Sean Kelly, Professor of Political Science, Niagara University, presents “The Thomas S. Foley Papers as Treasure Trove: Recognizing Their Research Value.”

January 29

Foreign and Security Policy Brownbag. Thomas Preston, Associate Professor of Political Science, WSU presents “Adaptive Enemies: What Should the U.S. Prepare for the Threat of Asymmetric Warfare.”

January 30

Seminar Presentation. Dr. Sean Kelly, Professor of Political Science, Niagara University, presents “The Effects of Congressional Committee Assignments on Public Policy.”

February 7

Public Lecture. Maria Marotta, with the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union; the 2001-02 EU Fellow with the Univ. of Washington’s European Union Center; in cooperation with the University of Idaho.“European Union Environmental Policy”

February 12

Public Lecture. Dr. Bryan Jones, Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington, presents “Information Processing and Public Policy: Thinking Through the Enron Fiasco.”

February 13

Seminar Presentation. Dr. Bryan Jones, Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington, presents “New Directions in Agenda Setting.”

February 19

Public Lecture. Dr. Barbara Sinclair, Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics, UCLA, teaches an American Government class (PS 198 Honors).

February 19

Congressional/Presidential Scholar Signature Series Lecture. Dr. Barbara Sinclair, Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics, UCLA. “Filibuster Strategies, Veto Threats and PR Wars: The President, Congress and Policy Making.”

February 20

Public Lecture, The Annual Holland Lecture, Dr. Thomas Hoban, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, North Carolina State University. “Public Perceptions of Biotechnology” (Co-sponsored with the College of Ag and the Dept. of Rural Sociology)

February 26

Foreign and Security Policy Brownbag. Stephen Dyson, Ph.D. candidate, WSU Dept. of Political Science, presents “The Political Beliefs of Vladimir Putin.”

March 5

First Tuesday Lecture. Dr. Val Limburg, WSU Professor of Communications presents “9/11 and Media Reporting: Taking Coverage to a Higher Level.”

March 12

American Tragedy Series Lecture. Dr. Joel Migdal. Professor of Political Science, University of Washington. “Winners and Losers in the World of the 21st Century.”

April 2

Foreign and Security Policy Brownbag. Otto Marenin, WSU Dept. of Political Science presents “Police Participation in Peacekeeping and Nation-building.”

April 2

First Tuesday Lecture. Dr. Robert Staub, WSU Professor of History presents“Islam and its Reaction to Globalization in the 21st Century.”

April 4 and 5

Policy Forum (in Vancouver). “Economic Globalization and the Anti-Globalization Movement after September 11.” April 4 Speakers includeRodger Simmons, Consul General, Canadian Consulate, Seattle, and Scott Goddin, US Department of Commerce, Office of Trade Promotion, Portland Oregon; April 5 Speakers will include Kevin Danaher, co-founder of the international human rights organization Global Exchange and author of Democratizing the Global Economy. (co-sponsored with the WSUV College of Liberal Arts)

April 5

Political Leadership. U.S. Representative George Nethercutt on campus to teach Political Leadership class.

April 9

Signature Series Lecture on New Governance, Daniel Kemmis, University of Montana and Director of the Center for the Rocky Mountain West, presents“Rethinking Public Land Governance.” (Co-sponsored by the Program in Environmental Science and Regional Planning and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences).

April 9

Seminar Presentation, Daniel Kemmis, University of Montana and Director of the Center for the Rocky Mountain West, presents “A New Vision for Governing the West.” (Co-sponsored by the Program in Environmental Science and Regional Planning and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences).

April 11

Policy Forum. “Exploring Social Capital and Public Policy.” Panelists include:Rachel Garshick Kleit, U. of Washington; Nicholas Lovrich, WSU Dept of Political Science; Tom Rotollo, WSU Dept. of Sociology present. Moderator is:James Short, Professor Emeritus, WSU Dept. of Sociology.

April 11-14

Student Symposium at the Center for the Study of the American Presidency, Washington, D.C. “Presidential Leadership and the Critical First 100 Days.” Jennifer Leahy, a WSU senior is attending as WSU’s student representative.

April 18

Policy Forum. “Has the Rehnquist Court Hijacked Congress?” Mitchell Pickerill, WSU, Political Science; George Lovell, University of Washington, Political Science; Mark Graber, University of Maryland, Political Science; Julie Novkov, University of Oregon, Political Science. Moderator: Cornell Clayton, WSU, Political Science.

April 23

Foreign and Security Policy Brownbag. Rand Lewis, Director of the Martin Institute at the University of Idaho presents “Infrastructure Security and Homeland Defense.”

April 26

Public Lecture. Brynjar Lia, Norwegian scholar and expert on Middle East policing, now at Harvard on Fulbright will present “Policing Palestine: Recent and Current Developments.”

April 30

First Tuesday Lecture. Dr. Thomas Preston, WSU, Political Science presents“Axis of Evil: Where to Now?”