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The Foley Institute Spring 2003 Events

January 23

Thomas Preston, WSU Political Science presents “U.S. Policy Options in North Korea.” Foreign Policy Brown Bag.

February 4

Racial Profiling Conference. WestCoast Grand in Spokane

Panel 1 – Racial Profiling: What is it and what do we know about it? Focuses on the national picture and the state of Washington. This panel tells what we know and don’t know, and outlines the issues critical for understanding racial profiling. Moderator is Geoffrey P. Alpert, Professor, University of South Carolina Michael Smith, Professor, WSU Spokane; Lorie Fridell, Research Director, Police Executive Research Forum; Ronal Serpas, Chief, Washington State Patrol; Hubert Williams, President, The Police Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Panel 2 – Public Policy Response: The Challenge of Racial Profiling This will be a discussion of the community and political implications of biased policing. Moderator is Michael Smith, Professor, WSU Spokane; Jan Deveny, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs; Roger Bragdon, Chief, Spokane Police Department; Ron Davis, Captain, Oakland P.D. and Chair of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives National Task Force on Racial Profiling; Geoffrey P. Alpert, Professor, University of South Carolina; Rick Mendoza, Hispanic Business Professional Association.

February 10

East-West Co-operation in Public Sector Reform Conference. An event where WSU colleagues who have already experienced and worked in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union share their experiences and perspectives with our special invitees.

Session #1:Overview and American Perspectives
Lance LeLoup, WSU Political Science
Paul Hirt, WSU History
Walt Butcher
, WSU Agricultural Economics

Session #2: International Perspectives

Gyorgy Jenei, Budapest University of Economics
Frits van den Berg, AO Management Consultants, Netherlands
Marina Tolmacheva, WSU History, Associate Dean, Liberal Arts

February 19

Environmental Studies Colloquium Group. Paul Hirt, History; Gene Rosa, Sociology; Matt Carroll, Natural Resource Sciences & Sociologist present part 1: ‘The Implications of Environmental Studies Research for Contemporary Public Policy Issues“.

February 20

Elisabeth Clemens, Professor at the University of Chicago presents “Making a Market in Education? Charter Schools in Arizona.” (In association with The Department of Sociology Colloquia Series)

February 24

Seminar. Philip Cerny, Professor of International Political Economy, Department of Government, University of Manchester, United Kingdom presents “International Political Economy” in PS 103 International Politics. Todd Hall 230, 9:10-10:00 am.

February 24

Brown Bag. Philip Cerny, Professor of International Political Economy, Department of Government, at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom presents “Global Governance, Pluralism and Governmentality.” CUE 512. 12:00 – 1:30 PM.

February 24

Public Lecture. Philip Cerny, Professor of International Political Economy, Department of Government, University of Manchester, United Kingdom presents “Neoliberalism, Globalization, and Public Policy in an Open World: Convergence and Divergence.” Todd 130, 3:00-4:30 am.

February 25

Public Lecture in Spokane. Former US Ambassador Thomas Pickering presents “China, Russia and the United States: Challenges and Opportunities” WestCoast Grand Hotel, Starlight Ballroom. 7PM. (In association with WSU Spokane)

March 5

Seminar. Larry Evans, Professor of Political Science, The College of William and Mary presents “Committees, Leaders and Party Messages.” 2:10 – 5:00. Wilson 3.

March 6

Seminar. Michaela Wright, with the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union; the 2002-03 EU Fellow with the Univ. of Washington’s European Union Center. National, State and Global Challenges class. CUE 202 10:30 – 12 noon (In association with U of I)

March 7

Brown Bag. Michaela Wright, with the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union; the 2002-03 EU Fellow with the Univ. of Washington’s European Union Center presents “The Challenges of Expanding the European Union” Johnson Tower 801. 12-1:30 pm (In association with U of I)

March 7

Seminar. Michaela Wright, with the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union; the 2002-03 EU Fellow with the Univ. of Washington’s European Union Center. Ag/Econ Seminar TBA (In association with U of I)

March 11

Public Lecture. Frank Furstenberg, Jr., University of Pennsylvania presents “How It Takes Thirty Years to Do a Study: Teenage Childbearing as a Public Issue and Private Concern.” CUE 518, 3:30 pm (In association with The Department of Sociology Colloquia Series)

March 11

Public Lecture. “An evening with Thomas S. Foley, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, the 49th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Representative for Washington’s 5th District for 30 Years.” Compton Union Ballroom, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Reception follows.

March 12

Environmental Studies Colloquium Group. Ed Weber, Political Science; Michael Salvador, Communications; Emmitt Fiske, Rural Sociology present part 1: The Implications of Environmental Studies Research for Contemporary Public Policy Issues. CUE 512, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

March 27

Public Lecture. Business and Law Lecture Series. Steve Crown,
Senior In-house legal council for the Microsoft Corporation presents “Microsoft and the Law, An Insider’s Perspective.” CUE 203 7:30 PM (In association with the College of Business.)

April 9

Congressional/Presidential Scholar Signature Series Lecture. Dr. Gary Jacobson, University of California-San Diego presents “Microsoft and the Law, An Insider’s Perspective” at Lance LeLoup’s 512 American Institutions class. Wilson 3, 2:10-5:00 p.m.

April 10

Congressional/Presidential Scholar Signature Series Lecture. Dr. Gary Jacobson, University of California-San Diego presents “TBA” in Dr. Lance LeLoup’s 512 American Institutions class. Johnson Tower 801, 2:10-5:00 p.m.

April 10

Public Lecture. Donald Worster, Environmental Historian, University of Kansas presents “The State and Promise of Environmental History.” University of Idaho College of Law Courtroom. 7:00 pm (In association with the University of Idaho Department of Resource Recreation and Tourism)

April 17

Public Lecture. Ralph Nader, Beasley Coliseum. 7:30 p.m. (In association with the ASWSU Environmental Task Force.)

April 30

Publice Lecture (in Vancouver). Benjamin Barber, Kekst Professor of Civil Society at the University of Maryland presents “Jihad v. McWorld: Terrorism’s Threat to Democracy.” Simulcast here at WSU Pullman. T101. 7-9 p.m. (In association with WSU Vancouver.)