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Department of Political Science Speaker Series: Undergraduate Discussion – Professor Megan Francis

The Department of Political Science and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance invites you to an open discussion for undergraduate students with Megan Francis, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington. Join us on Thursday, May 17 in PLC 908 from 3:15-4:15 pm for the opportunity to talk with an expert!


“The Crimes of Capitalism”

Megan Ming Francis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington. Francis specializes in the study of American politics, race, and the development of constitutional law. Francis received her doctorate in Politics from Princeton University. She is the author of the award winning book, Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State (2014). This book tells the story of how the early campaign against state sanctioned racial violence of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) shaped the modern civil rights movement.

This is an informal discussion without a presentation–just an opportunity to interact. Come by, ask questions, and talk with a political scientist!

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Foster Political Science Speaker Series Fund, and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance.



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