2015-16 Speakers

Michael Barnett, George Washington University

"Paternalism Beyond Borders"


Karen Adams, University of Montana (Joint with The Center for the Study of Contemporary China)

"Back to Bipolarity: Structural-Realist Theory and the Rise of China"


Sheena Greitens, University of Missouri

"Dictators and Their Secret Police: Coercive Institutions and State Violence"


Judy Goldstein, Stanford University

"Opening the American Market: Rules, Norms and Bargaining in the GATT"


Monica Duffy Toft, University of Oxford (Joint with Perry World House)

"Death by Demography: Population Shifts and State Collapse"


Paul Staniland, University of Chicago (Joint with the Center for the Advanced Study of India)

"Armed Politics: Violence, Order, and the State in Southern Asia."


David Lake, University of California San Diego

"Hegemony, Hierarchy and World Order: Lessons from Theory and History for China”