Upcoming Speakers

Political Culture & Ideologies
September 20 & 21

UKRichard Ashcroft (UC Berkeley)

Russia - Michael Gorham (U Florida)

China - Andrew Nathan (Columbia)

Mexico - Daniel Suslak (Indiana University)

Nigeria - Godson Nwachukwu (KU)

Iran - Mohammad Tabaar (TAMU / UA)

Civil Society / Pluralist & Corporatist Systems
October 11 & 12

UK - Stephen Small (Berkeley)

Russia - Melissa Samarin (Berkeley)

China - Xiaobo Lu (Columbia)

Mexico - Paige Andersson (IU)

Nigeria - Dramane Bouku (KU)

Iran - Kevan Harris (UCLA / UA)

Party Systems
October 25 & 26

UK - David Parker (Montana State)

Russia - Maria Sidorkina (Texas)

China - Xiaobo Lu (Columbia)

Mexico - Jason Allen Weldon  (ITAM)

Iran - Dr. Arang Keshavarzian (NYU)

Nigeria - Dr. Isongesit Ibokette (BU - 10/25); Adeyemi Saheed Badewa (Pitt - 10/26)

Elections
Nov 15 & 16

UK - William Field (Rutgers)

Russia - Regina Smyth (Illinois)

China - John Kennedy (Kansas)

Mexico - Javier Osorio (Arizona)

Nigeria - Ridwan Muhammed (Kansas)

Iran - Reza Akbari (Georgetown)

Executive System
Dec 6 & 7

UK - Graham Wilson (Boston University) 

Russia - Melissa Samarin (UC Berkeley)

China - Xiaobo Lu (Columbia)

Mexico - Nester Barrera (Michigan

Nigeria - Brandon Kendhammer (Ohio); Carl Levan (American)

Iran - Mehdi Faraji (NYU)

Social & Political Cleavages
Jan 17 & 18

UK

Russia - Valery Dzutsati (Kansas)

China - Andrew Nathan (Columbia)

Mexico - Edgar Franco Vivanco (Michigan)

Nigeria - Adedipe Adesoji (Kansas)

Iran - Negar-Sadat Razavi - Georgetown

Economics
Feb 7 & 8

UK

Russia

China - Andrew Nathan (Columbia)

Mexico

Nigeria -

Iran

Legislative System
March 14 & 15

UK

Russia - Bryon Moraski (U Florida)

China - Andrew Nathan (Columbia)

Mexico

Nigeria

Iran

Judiciary System
April 4 & 5

UK - Richard Ashcroft (UC Berkeley)

Russia

China - John Head (Kansas)

Mexico

Nigeria - Adaobi Egboka 

Iran