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  • India, Pakistan, and Nuclear Weapons

    Deterrence Stability in South Asia
    Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Devin T. Hagerty, Professor of Political Science and Director of Global Studies Program at UMBC Recent events suggest that South Asia may be trending toward yet another nuclear-tinged...
    Posted: January 26, 2015 11:45 AM
  • Ecological Encounters on the Upper Missouri

    The Making of Mandan Indian History
    Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Elizabeth Fenn, Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Boulder Elizabeth Fenn's lecture tells the story of North Dakota's Mandan Indians, widely known for hosting Lewis and Clark...
    Posted: January 26, 2015 11:38 AM
  • The Middle East in Flames

    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Daniel Byman, Senior Fellow and Director of Research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and Professor in the Security Studies Program in the Edmund A. Walsh...
    Posted: January 26, 2015 11:31 AM
  • Men Are From Earth, Women Are From Earth

    Science vs. the Media on Psychological Gender Differences
    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Janet Shibley Hyde, Evjue-Bascom Professor & Helen Thompson Woolley Professor of Psychology and Gender & Women's Studies and Director at the Center for Research on Gender & Women at...
    Posted: January 26, 2015 11:25 AM
  • Data & Discipline

    Sampling the Science of Economic Turnaround
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Peter Blair Henry, Dean of New York University's Stern School of Business The mathematical underpinnings of the "dismal science" can yield surprising results with the power to impact millions of...
    Posted: January 26, 2015 11:04 AM
  • The Stronghold

    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    How Republicans Captured Congress but Surrendered the White House Thomas Schaller, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at UMBC, and author of Whistling Past Dixie and The...
    Posted: January 26, 2015 10:49 AM