Crude Revolution: Ramifications of Middle East Turmoil for International Energy Markets
With Chris Elsner, (Kenyon ' 04), International Energy Analyst, U.S. Department of Energy
Elsner, a Kenyon political science major, graduated with an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. in 2009, and currently works as an International Energy Analyst in the Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy. Sponsored by the CSAD and the Department of Political Science.
Thursday, April 28th, 2011
4:15 pm, O'Connor Seminar Room
Roundtable Discussion on the Crisis in Japan
Panel included Timothy Sullivan, Professor of Physics; David Rowe, Chair of International Studies; Joseph Adler, Chair of Asian Studies; and was moderated by John Fortier, Director of the Center for the Study of American Democracy.
Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
11:10 am, Peirce Lounge
What Caused the Financial Crisis and What Should We Do About It Now?
Peter Wallison, a member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, discussed the causes of the financial crisis and the next steps. Mr. Wallison is co-director of the program on financial policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, and he served as White House counsel and general counsel at the Treasury Department under President Reagan.
Monday, April 4th, 2011
7:30 pm, Olin Auditorium
How To Get an Internship in Washington D.C.
Panel included: John Fortier, Director of the Center for the Study of American Democracy; Pamela Camerra-Rowe, Associate Professor of Political Science; Scott Layson, Director of Career Development Office; and students who previously held internships.
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
4:10 pm, Peirce Lounge
Excellence in Health Care Quality and Efficiency: Are there lessons for the US from Sweden?
The Center and The Department of Sociology invited Dr. Bo Jordin to discuss health care in the U.S. and Sweden. Dr. Jordin, a primary care physician, worked from 1992-2004 as the Director of Primary Care for the National Board of Health and Welfare in Sweden.
Monday, Febrary 28th, 2011
7 pm, Pierce Lounge
Election Prediction Contest and Watch Party -- Midterm Elections
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
8pm, Peirce Pub
Should Government Control, Sponsor, or Protect the Arts?
The Center invited new director of Kenyon's Center for the Arts Natalie Marsh to moderate an interdisciplinary panel discussion of government and the arts. She was joined by Harry Clor, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Melissa Dabakis, Professor of Art History, Barry Gunderson, Professor of Art, and Lewis Hyde, Professor of English.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
7pm, Brandi Recital Hall
Nuclear Proliferation: Do We Still Need to Worry?
Center Postdoc Tom Karako welcomed John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies and Professor of Political Science at The Ohio State University , and Henry Sokolski, Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Education Center and former Deputy for Nonproliferation Policy in the Department of Defense during the George H. W. Bush administration, to discuss nuclear and missile proliferation and whether their threat has grown more or less serious.
Monday, October 11, 2010
7pm, Peirce Lounge
The Role of Congress in Our Constitutional System
In honor of Constitution Day, the Center welcomed Norman Ornstein, political scientist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of numerous books and articles on Congress.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Common Hour, Peirce Lounge