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2018 Miller Upton Forum Schedule

Panel discussion on "Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Globalization"

Wednesday, October 24
7pm, Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall

  • Rachel Ellett, Associate Professor of Political Science, Beloit College. Professor Ellet's research interests lie at the intersection of law and politics in eastern and southern Africa.  
  • Jennifer Esperanza, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Beloit College. Professor Esperanza's primary areas of expertise include political economy, Southeast Asia (Indonesia and the Philippines), tourism and handicrafts, language and identity, consumerism and more recently, immigration and refugee resettlement in the United States.
  • Beatrice McKenzie, Associate Professor and Chair of History Department, Beloit College. Professor McKenzie's general interests include legal history; citizenship and nationality; birthright citizenship policy; racialized citizenship; gender and diplomacy.

Response: Professor Dani Rodrik, 2018 Miller Upton Scholar

Panel discussion on "Economic Perspective on Globalization"

Thursday, October 25
7pm, Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall

  • Ted Liu'13, PhD Student at University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Jonathan Mason'80, CFO, Cabot Corporation, Beloit College Board of Trustees
  • Darlington Sabasi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Beloit College. His research explores various factors affecting agricultural productivity and markets.

Response: Professor Dani Rodrik, 2018 Miller Upton Scholar

Panel discussion: "The Ideas and Influence of Dani Rodrik"

Friday, October 26
12:30 p.m. Luncheon, Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall, registration for the luncheon is required
1pm, Panel Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall

  • Margaret McMillan, Professor of Economics, Tufts University, Research Associate in the NBER's program on International Trade and Investment. In 2009, she was appointed the Director of the Development Strategies and Governance Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute.
  • Sharun Mukand, Professor of Economics, Warwick University and Research Scholar, Institute for Advanced Study. Co-Author of Political Economy of Ideas (with Dani Rodrik)
  • Pablo Toral, Professor and Chair of Political Science Department, Beloit College. His teaching and research interests include international political economy, environmental politics, international relations theory, international governance and development, with a focus on Latin America and Europe. 

Response: Professor Dani Rodrik, 2018 Miller Upton Scholar

The June and Edgar Martin Memorial Lecture

7pm, Science Center Atrium
Professor Dani Rodrik, 2018 Miller Upton Scholar
Followed by Q&A
Reception following address.