Friday, March 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Scott Hall, 201, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students
John Robert Mocek
"Legitamate Coercion and the Future of Poltical Science"
Jane J. Mansbridge
Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
Dr. Mansbridge is the author of Beyond Adversary Democracy, an empirical and normative study of face-to-face democracy, and the award-winning Why We Lost the ERA, a study of anti-deliberative dynamics in social movements based on organizing for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. She is also editor or coeditor of the volumes Beyond Self-Interest, Feminism, Oppositional Consciousness, Deliberative Systems, and Negotiating Agreement in Politics. She was President of the American Political Science Association in 2012-13. Her current work includes studies of representation, democratic deliberation, everyday activism, and the public understanding of free-rider problems.