Political Science Hosts Lecture Week

Contemporary hot button issues will highlight Political Science Week, Monday-Thursday, Nov. 4-7.

Department of Political Science faculty members and guests will discuss the Affordable Care Act, same-sex marriage, foreign policy, immigration and the Texas gubernatorial race.

The weeks beings with a mixer 11:30 a.m. Monday in the University Hall lobby. Other events include:

Monday, Nov. 4
Dr. Daniel Sledge “Obamacare: What it Means for Texas”
Dr. Joe Ignagni, Dr. Brent Boyea “Same-sex Marriage and the Supreme Court”
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: UH 116

Tuesday, Nov. 5
Dr. Brent Sasley, Dr. Heidi Hardt “Syria: An End to the Bloodshed?”
Dr. Mark Cichock “Russian Foreign Policy”
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: Library Mall

Wednesday, Nov. 6
Dr. Rebecca Deen, Dr. Allan Saxe “The Race for Texas Governor”
Dr. Burcu Bayram “The Responsibility to Protect”
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: UH 115

Thursday, Nov. 7
Dr. José Gutierrez “Prospects for Immigration Reform”
Dr. Victoria Farrar-Myers “Governing in a Hyperpartisan America”
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Main entrance of library patio

Dr. Mike Miller, University of Illinois
“Subsidizing Democracy: Political Behavior in Publically Funded Elections”
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Planetarium

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