AG Seminar at Georgetown

The American Government (AG) Seminar meets Fridays at 12:30pm in Intercultural Center (ICC), room 662 (unless otherwise noted). We host presentations from outside speakers, as well as Georgetown faculty and PhD students.

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020


Fall 2019: 

Friday, September 13, 12:30pm

Nazita Lajaverdi

“The Media Matters: Muslim American Portrayals and Effects on Mass Attitudes”

Michigan State University 



Friday, September 27, 12:30 pm 

Robert Lupton 

“Party Principles: Commitment to  Group- Specific Public Policies”

University of Connecticut




Friday, October 11, 9:30 am 

Kenneth Meier

“Representation: Dealing with Context, Intersectionality, and Bureaucracy.”

* ICC 302-P

American University 



Friday, October 18, 1:00 pm 

Renu Singh

“What Makes a Changemaker? An Analysis of Policy Entrepreneurs in US, German, and EU Food Policy”

Georgetown University 

Friday, November 1, 12:30 pm 


Niambi Carter

Howard University 






Friday, November 22, 12:30 pm 


David Barker

American University






Friday, December 6, 12:30 pm 


Wendy Smooth 

Ohio State University 





Spring 2020: 

Friday, January 17th, 12:30 pm 


Vince Hutchings

University of Michigan






Friday, January 24th, 12:30 pm 

Brian Libgober

Yale University 

Friday, February 7th, 12:30 pm 


Craig Volden

University of Virginia 




Friday, February 28th, 12:30 pm 

Marko Klasnja

Georgetown University 

Friday, April 3rd

Daniel Gillion 

University of Pennsylvania 

Friday, April 17th, 12:30 pm

Maryann  Kwakwa 

Georgetown University

Friday, April 24th, 12:30 pm 

Vesla Weaver 

Johns Hopkins University 












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