Political Science

Neil Roberts: Perspectives on Haiti

Feb. 4: Neil Roberts, assistant professor of Africana Studies and faculty affiliate in political science, delivered a pubic lecture at Dartmouth College on January 28, 2010.  His talk was part of an inaugural series entitled “Perspectives on Haiti: An Interdisciplinary Discussion of the Haitian Revolution.”  The aim of the series… Continue reading »

2008-09 Named Chair Appointments

In 2008-09, Williams College appointed of the following professors to named chairs: Henry W. Art as the Rosenburg Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology; Ilona D. Bell as the Samuel Fessenden Clarke Professor of English; George T. Crane as the Fred Greene Third Century Professor of Political Science; Susan Dunn… Continue reading »

“Frederick Douglass and Barack Obama”

Neil Roberts, assistant professor of Africana Studies and faculty affiliate in political science, delivered a lecture titled “Frederick Douglass and Barack Obama: Fugitive Refashioning of American Democracy” at The Julliard School in February.  In his talk, Robers explored the connection between President Obama and the American abolitionist and statesman of… Continue reading »