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UW International Security Colloquium: Torture and Brutality in Democratic States

Posted: 9/27/2016 (Local Events)

Mark your calendars! The University of Washington International Security Colloquium (UWISC) welcomes Paige Sechrest, Ph.D student in the UW Department of Political Science. Paige will present a talk titled “Violence by the People, for the People: Torture and Brutality in Democratic States.”

The talk will be held on Friday, September 30, 12-1:20pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1a). UW Political Science Professor Rachel Cichowski will act as discussant.

Paige Sechrest is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Political Science department, specializing in comparative politics, public law, and political methodology. Her research interests include critical race theory, ethnic politics, religion, and political violence, as well as text data and natural language processing. She was the recipient of the Speier Fellowship in 2013 and has presented her work at the Association for the Study of Economics and Religion, the Law and Society Association, and the Western Political Science Association.

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Date: 09/30/2016

Time: 12:00-1:20 PM PST

Location: University of Washington, Olson Room (Gowen 1a)