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.

Past Speaker Series



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

Marika Landau-Wells, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Subversion Among the Great Powers in Historical Perspective

William Wohlforth, Dartmouth College
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Home Country Attributes & Elite Evaluations of Political Risk Abroad

Nathan Jensen, University of Texas at Austin
Feb 28, 2019 - at



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.



Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: The Lethality of Female Suicide Terrorists

Jakana Thomas, Michigan State University
Jan 31, 2019 - at



Institutional Transparency and the Freedom of (Mis-)Information

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

Nuclear Dangers in Conventional Wars
Caitlin Talmadge, The George Washington University
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Brexit Dilemmas on the Continent

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