Faculty Speaker, April 11
Hahrie Han, Political Science.
Please join us for a very timely presentation! Professor Hahrie Han will be speaking on "Understanding Elections in American Politics". She will be joined by Elizabeth McKenna, doctoral student in Sociology at UC Berkeley and collaborator of Professor Han on a recent book project about presidential campaigns. Also invited are class of 2019 prospective students and their parents. Please RSVP by reserving your spot via Eventbrite. No paper ticket required.
Hahrie Han is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College, where she also serves as advisory faculty of the Environmental Studies Program, and the American Studies program. She is also co-founder and co-director of the Project on Public Leadership and Action, co-director of the Wellesley in Washington program, and was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholar at Harvard University (2009-2011). She specializes in the politics of social policy, focusing particularly on the role that civic associations play in mobilizing participation in politics and policy advocacy. Her recently published book, How Organizations Develop Activists: Civic Associations and Leadership in the 21st Century (Oxford University Press 2014) examines the strategies that the most effective civic associations use to engage activists and develop civic leaders in health and environmental politics.