Archived Events

Archived Events

The Department of Political Science hosts a monthly series called “Second Tuesdays” which features a new panel discussion each month to discuss current events. Please visit the events calendar for full descriptions of individual events with registration information and attendance links.

Second Tuesdays Webinar Series
Date Time Event Name Featuring Host Department
4/14 4:00 p.m. An Insider's View of the Nevada Legislative Session President Brian Sandoval, University of Nevada, Reno; Nevada Assemblywoman Teresa Benitez-Thompson, District 27; Nevada Assemblywoman Jill Tolles, District 25; Christina Ladam, Moderator, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno Political Science
3/9 4:00 p.m. Rethinking U.S.-China Relations under the Biden Administration Xiaoyu Pu, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Hugh Shapiro, Associate Professor of East Asian History at University of Nevada, Reno; Nicholas Seltzer, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Ian Hartshorn, Moderator, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno Political Science
2/9 4:00 p.m. Criminal Governance in the COVID-19 Era Cecilia Farfen Mendez, Head of Security Research Programs at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UC San Diego; Juan Albarracion, Assistant Professor at ICESI University in Cali, Colombia; Nicholas Barnes, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland; Philip Luke Johnson, Doctoral Candidate at City University of New York and visiting fellow at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UC San Diego; Laura Blume, Moderator: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno Political Science
12/8 4:00 p.m. Social and Political Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic Caleb Cage: State of Nevada COVID-19 Response Director; Paul Hurtado: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at University of Nevada, Reno; Elizabeth Koebele: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Robert Ostergard: Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Ian Hartshorn, Moderator: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno Political Science
11/10 4:00 p.m. Recapping the 2020 Election What Happened and What is Next Jeremy Gelman: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Christina Ladam: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Ian Hartshorn, Moderator: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno Political Science
10/13 4:00 p.m. Previewing the 2020 Election: What to Watch For and Why It Matters Jeremy Gelman: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Christina Ladam: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno; Ian Hartshorn, Moderator: Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno Political Science
9/8 4:00 p.m. Racism and Anti Racism in Reno Eloisa Gordon-Mora: University Diversity and Inclusion Officer at University of Nevada, Reno; Lily Baron: Black Lives Matter Organizer in Reno; Samantha Kutner: Fellow at the Khalifa Ihler Institute; Carla Trounson: Washoe County Library System; Callum Ingram: Moderator, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno Political Science