Western Michigan University's Department of Political Science hosts speakers and other events on campus.


Thursday, November 7

Matthew Fletcher, MSU and Chief Justice, Poarch Band of Creek Indians Supreme Court. 

2452 Knauss Hall, 7 p.m.
cosponsored with the University Center for Humanities

Friday, November 8 through Sunday, November 10

Dr. Wang, WMU political science professor, was awarded a grant from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in US through the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Through him, the Department of Political Science will host The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: Democracy in a Changing World conference. About 30 scholars will come to share their current work.

Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center

See conference website for more details.

Friday, November 15

Ibram Kendi, "How to be an Antiracist" 

2000 Schneider, 4 p.m.
cosponsored with the University Center for Humanities

Wednesday, November 20 

The Department of Political Science presents #why_grad_school, an information session for social science undergraduates - with PIZZA

2204 Dunbar, 5 p.m.
Session Information

Monday, December 2

Constituent and Elected Official Roundtable Discussion, "Michigan Political Solutions to Clean Energy and Climate Change" join Dr. Keele's Environmental Policy and Politics students as they present proposals and host elected officials and interest groups to discuss them.

WMU Fetzer Center, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Reception to Follow
cosponsored by the WMU Institute of Environment and Sustainability

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Edward Montgomery, WMU President, "Academia and Public Policy: Uneasy Allies or Mortal Enemies"

2452 Knauss Hall, 7 p.m.
cosponsored with the University Center for Humanities

Monday-Tuesday, March 23-24, 2020

Sam Clark Lecture Series: Charles Epp, University of Kansas, "Measurement issues in a campaign to shift from fossil fuels to renewables"

Details TBD