2013-2014

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 (Co-sponsored by the International Relations Colloquium)
Democracies in a Conundrum? International Trade and Government Revenue in Developing Countries” 
Nita Rudra
Associate Professor of International Affairs
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
University of Pittsburgh
12:15 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 (Co-sponsored by the Comparative Politics Colloquium)
Third-Party Actors and the Success of Democracy: How Electoral Commissions, Courts, and Observers Shape Incentives for Electoral Manipulation and Post-Election Protests” 

Milan Svolik
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12:15 PM, 422 North Hall

Monday, December 9th, 2013 (Co-sponsored by the American Politics Workshop)
The Distributive Costs of Legislative Extremism: A Test of Vote-Buying Theory” 

Christopher Berry
Associate Professor
The Harris School of Public Policy Studies
University of Chicago
12:15 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 (Co-sponsored by the Comparative Politics Colloquium)
Ethnicity or Class? Identity choice in elections and its implications for redistribution” 

John Huber
Professor and Chair
Department of Political Science
Columbia University
12:15 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 (Co-sponsored by the Comparative Politics Colloquium)
“Democratization over Time”
Daniel Treisman
Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science
University of California, Los Angeles
12:15 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 (Co-sponsored by the Comparative Politics Colloquium)
Forbidden Fruits: The Political Economy of Science, Religion, and Growth” 

Andrea Vindigni
Associate Professor of Political Economy
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
12:15 PM, 422 North Hall

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 (Co-sponsored by the Comparative Politics Colloquium)
“Tax and Spend: A Political Economic History of Government Extraction and Provision”
Margaret Levi
Jere L. Bacharach Professor of International Studies
Department of Political Science
University of Washington
12:15 PM, 422 North Hall