political science

Nov. 28-29: ‘End of progress’ focus of philosophy talks

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The contested status of social progress and how to support it will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy at Washington State University, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Todd 216.

Nov. 29: Tax policy expert to speak on federal tax system reform

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – The potential impact of currently proposed federal tax reform bills will be discussed by a founding member of the Tax Sage Network, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Spark G45 at Washington State University. The event will be live streamed at http://streaming.business.wsu.edu/

Pintak to speak on ‘Revolt in the Desert’

PULLMAN, Wash. – Lawrence Pintak, a professor and Founding Dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, will discuss Egypt’s second revolution and the implications of U.S. foreign policy as part of The Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics Series, 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in Foley Speaker’s Room, Bryan Hall, room 308. Before becoming […]

American democracy through British eyes

Peele PULLMAN, Wash. – How do American politics look from the other side of the Atlantic? Gillian Peele, a fellow and tutor in politics at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, will discuss the quality of American democracy at the next Coffee & Politics session hosted by Foley Institute, 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, in […]

Symposium: Are there new rules for the new economy?

PULLMAN – Graduate students, law students, lawyers, judges, academics and senior business people in the Pacific Northwest are invited to a free day-long symposium to explore critical legal and ethical problems in the new economic environment and discuss potential solutions in an interactive setting.   A welcoming reception will be 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, […]

Early primaries would boost states’ impact

PULLMAN – As they prepare to caucus this weekend in the shadow of Super Tuesday’s much-publicized presidential primary, a new study by a WSU professor and political scientist suggests Washington’s voters could likely have boosted their impact on the race for the White House had they instead participated in an earlier primary process. Conducted by WSU […]

WSU presents Methodology Symposium

Pullman – The Department of Political Science and the Department of Sociology at Washington State University will present a Methodology Symposium 4 to 6 p.m. March 23, in room 518 of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education. A reception will follow. The symposium will feature researcher Gary Goertz, professor of political science at the University […]