Events, News, and Research
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Keynote Lecture by Kate Larsen, “Climate Change Negotiations: An Insider’s Perspective”
Kate Larsen is the Director for Climate Change at the NY-based Rhodium Group. Previously, she served as Deputy Associate Director for Energy and Climate Change at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Ms. Larsen also spent six years as a climate negotiator at the US Department of State where she was the lead negotiator on emission reduction commitments and a strategic advisor to the Special Envoy.
About the Symposium:
Climate change is a multi-faceted...
The Graduate Student Research Forum will take place on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 9:00am-4:30pm in the EMU. We are proud to announce that this year, of the 170+ graduate students presenting at the Grad Forum, Political Science will have six participating graduate students. We encourage you to stop by and show your support for these students and to also see what innovative research is being done by graduate students all over campus.
Political Science participants:
Paired Perspective Session Participants Mehmet Celil Celebi in Democratization paired perspective from 2:30-3:05pm in the Gumwood...
Professor Craig Kauffman has a new article in the top journal for international environmental politics! “Scaling up Buen Vivir: Globalizing Local Environmental Governance from Ecuador” at MIT Press Journals.
Abstract: How does the population of a small Ecuadorian province influence the development strategies pursued nationally and consequently push the global conversation toward an alternative model of sustainable development? This article explores watershed management reform in Tungurahua, Ecuador, to analyze how local communities challenged the dominant international model of...