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Lecture: "Economic Interdependence and the First World War"
Lecture: "Economic Interdependence and the First World War"
WhenFriday, Feb 16, 2018, 12 – 1:20 p.m.
Campus locationGowen Hall (GWN)
Campus roomOlson Room (Gowen 1A)
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Target AudienceStudents, Faculty and General Public

The UWISC lecture on February 16, 2018 will feature Jack Levy, Board of Governors' Professor, Rutgers University. "Economic Interdependence and the First World War." Discussant: Hanjie Wang, Ph.D. Student, University of Washington.

Jack S. Levy is Board of Governors' Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, and Affiliate at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. He is past president of the International Studies Association (2007-08) and of the Peace Science Society (2005-06). He has previously held tenured positions at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota, and visiting or adjunct positions at Tulane, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and NYU. Levy received APSA's Helen Dwight Reid Award (1977) for the best dissertation in International Relations in 1975-76, and the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Foreign Policy Analysis Section of the International Studies Association (2000). His research focuses primarily on the causes of war, foreign policy decision-making, and qualitative methodology.

The University of Washington International Security Colloquium (UWISC) is the only academic colloquium devoted to international security in the Pacific Northwest. The Colloquium is interdisciplinary and open to the public and sponsors seven to nine domestic and international speakers, as well as speakers from UW faculty and students. All lectures are held Fridays from 12:00-1:20pm in the Olson Room/Gowen 1a.

UWISC is sponsored by the Severyns-Ravenholt Endowment, the Richard B. Wesley Graduate Student Fund for International Relations, the UW Political Science Department, and the Center for Global Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies.

For more information contact the UWISC Chair and Richard Wesley Fellow in International Security, Wesley Zuidema (…
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