China Expert Minxin Pei To Speak at Amherst College Sept. 20

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Brazil’s Lula Exemplifies the Many Lefts of Latin America, says Amherst College Political Scientist Javier Corrales

November 3, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Expect the unexpected from the Latin American left, predicts Javier Corrales, associate professor of political science at Amherst College and author of an article on “The Many Lefts of Latin America” in the most recent issue of Foreign Policy.

Bernard Harcourt To Speak at Amherst College on “Miscarriages of Justice” April 16

April 6, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Bernard E. Harcourt, the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology and the director of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago, will give a talk titled “Flipping a Coin, Throwing the Dice: Miscarriages of Justice and the Sentencing Lottery” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in the Babbott Room in the Octagon at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Croxton Lectureship, Harcourt’s talk will be free and open to the public.

Diplomat and Political Scientist Strobe Talbott To Speak at Amherst College April 19

Amherst Political Scientist Javier Corrales and Economist Frank Westhoff Publish Study of Internet Use and Political Regimes

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