Speaker Series

The Browne Center sponsors an annual speaker series in which leading scholars present recent research on international relations. Unless otherwise stated, all presentations begin at 12 pm in the Forum, Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, 133 S. 36th Street, at the University of Pennsylvania. If papers accompanying the talks are available, copies will be distributed via our electronic listserv. If you are not on this list and would like to be, please contact browne-center@sas.upenn.edu.

Upcoming Speaker Series

Nate Jensen

The University of Texas at Austin
Feb 28, 2019 at

William Wohlforth

Dartmouth College
Mar 14, 2019 at

Dustin Tingley

Harvard University
Apr 11, 2019 at

Marinka Landau-Wells


Scott Sagan

Stanford University
Apr 25, 2019 at

Past Speaker Series

Regime Change as an Instrument of US Foreign Policy

William LeoGrande
Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University
Feb 11, 2019 - at

Professor of Government and a specialist in Latin American politics and U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America, William LeoGrande has been a frequent adviser to government and private sector agencies.

Jakana Thomas

Michigan State University
Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: The Lethality of Female Suicide Terrorists
Jan 31, 2019 - at

Institutional Transparency and the Freedom of (Mis-)Information

Results from a Natural Experiment in Brazil
Caitlin Ainsley, University of Washington

Risky Business

Nuclear Dangers in Conventional Wars
Caitlin Talmadge, The George Washington University

Brexit Dilemmas on the Continent

What Europhiles and Euroskeptics in the Remaining Member States Want from the Brexit Negotiations
Stefanie Walter, University of Zurich

The Impact of Structural Reforms on Electoral Outcomes

Using a New Database of Regulatory Stances and Major Policy Changes
Dennis Quinn, Georgetown University