Professor Doug Arnold and Nick Carnes GS '11 have an article in the latest American Journal of Political Science, entitled "Holding Mayors Accountable: New York's Executives from Koch to Bloomberg." A copy of the article can be found here via Wiley Online Library.
Professor Philip N. Pettit is to give the Muenster Lecture in Philosophy on October 29 in Muenster, Germany, "Freedom and Other Robustly Demanding Goods."
The Münster Lectures in Philosophy, which started in 1997, and since then take place annually, have evolved as a highly renowned get-together of philosophers. The invited guest for the respective lecture gives a public talk and participates in a one- to two-days colloquium with members of the Philosophical Semin
Thomas Hale, Politics Ph.D. student, has received the Lawrence A. Finkelstein Award from the IO section of the International Studies Association for best graduate student paper on international organization for his work on "The Rule of a Law in the Global Economy." For more about the award see this link.
The Forbes.com Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Blog discusses the ideas contained in Professor Melissa Lane's book her book Eco-Republic, (2012, Princeton University Press) in the posting on Oct 2, 2012 entitled, "Ancient Advice for Today's Sustainability Leaders." The posting asks the questions, "When men like Adam Smith founded modern capitalist thinking, did they also abandon earlier knowledge of what it takes to foster a sustainable world? Was the wisd
Professor Melissa Lane was honored to give the 2012 Navin Narayan Memorial Lecture on October 11, entitled Eco-Republic: Plato and Sustainable Citizenship. The Lecture was endowed by the parents of Navin Narayan ’99, a Rhodes Scholar and summa cum laude graduate in social studies who died of cancer, and is designed to bring a speaker to Harvard each March "to lecture on topics including social problems and service to humanity,"
Graduate student Erica Czaja has been awarded an National Science Foundation doctoral dissertation research improvement grant, the third graduate student in the department to have acheived that recognition this season. Erica's work focuses on Political Psychology and American Politics.