News & Events

Associate Professor Alvin B. Tillery, Jr., is Co-Chair of APSA's 111th Annual Meeting, September 2-6, 2015.

For Labor Day, see associate professor Dan Galvin's post on the Monkey Cage/Washington Post about his research on wage theft and the importance of public policy and political activism.

Professor Wesley Skogan received the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award in Evidence-Based Crime Policy.


The Political Economy of Liberal Democracy

Thursday, October 15, 12:00 PM
A public talk by Dani Rodrik of the Harvard Kennedy School, sponsored by the Buffett Institute. Lunch will be served.

The Politics of Rating Freedom

Monday, October 26, 12:00 PM
Sarah Bush, Assistant Professor, Temple University, NU Alum (Poli Sci BA '05) presents The Politics of Rating Freedom: The Role of Ideological Affinity in the Puzzling Authority of the Freedom in the World Ratings. This is presented by the Buffett Institute's Working Group on Security Studies.

Kurt Summers, City Treasurer of Chicago

Thursday, November 5, 11:00 AM
Chicago Politics Speaker Series (Race, Ethnicity & Politics Workshop) Presents Kurt Summers, City Treasurer of Chicago.