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

Melissa Lee

Princeton University

Fiona Cunningham

George Washington University
China and International Relations Series

Margaret Peters


Tyler Jost

Brown University
China and International Relations Series

Jeff Colgan

Brown University

Kenneth Scheve

Stanford University

Past Speaker Series

Public Opinion: An Experimental Analysis in Ukraine

Yonatan Lupu, George Washington University
Feb 27, 2020 - at

Cooptation at the Creation: Manufacturing an Elite Consensus on US Participation in the United Nations

Austin Carson, University of Chicago
Feb 6, 2020 - at

Purely Partisan Warriors? A Study of Legislative Rhetoric in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars

Sarah Kreps, Cornell University
Jan 16, 2020 - at

The Nuclear Age: During and After the Cold War

Robert Jervis, Columbia University
Dec 5, 2019 - at

Rebel Capacity and Combat Tactics

Austin Wright, University of Chicago
Oct 24, 2019 - at

Engendering the Governance of the Economy: What Drives Gender Representation on Central Bank Boards?

Cristina Bodea, Michigan State University
Sep 19, 2019 - at

Danger is What We Make of It: The Role of Threat Perception in Shaping National Security Preferences

Marika Landau-Wells, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Subversion Among the Great Powers in Historical Perspective

William Wohlforth, Dartmouth College