Menu

Events for Everyone

  • Stephen Mansfield to Discuss New Book at the Schar School

    • September 29, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    New York Times bestselling author Stephen Mansfield will talk about his new book at the Schar School on Thursday, September 29 in Arlington.
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Ha Nguyen

    • October 4, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Ha Nguyen (World bank) “Demand-driven propagation: evidence from the Great Recession”
  • Workshops on Research in Political Science (WRiPS) – Wednesday, October 5, 2016

    • October 5, 2016
    • George Mason University - Fairfax Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    WRiPS (Workshops on Research in Political Science) is an internal speaker series for the Schar School of Policy and Government. The workshops are generally held on the first Wednesday of every month from 12:00-1:30 pm on the Fairfax campus. Presenters send drafts of working papers or chapters to attendees (both faculty and graduate students) a week before each event. During each workshop, a graduate student discussant provides a brief summary of the presenter’s work and provides feedback, questions, comments, etc. The floor is then opened for discussion by the rest of the attendees.
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Sanjay Patnaik

    • October 11, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Sanjay Patnaik (George Washington University) “Cap(-ture) and Trade: How Multinational Firms Capture Economic Rents through Environmental Regulations”
  • The Schar School Alumni Gala: The Politics of Presidential Transitions

    • October 14, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    The Schar School Alumni Gala is held annually to recognize the achievements of the Schar School of Policy and Government alumni members. Each year highlights a modern policy issue and features distinguished speakers from across the public, private, and government spheres. This year the gala will feature a panel of political and presidential transition experts from the public and private sector. The gala is a seated dinner event and tickets are sold in advance.
  • Schar School Dedication Ceremony

    • October 17, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    You are cordially invited to join the George Mason University community on Monday, October 17, 2016 as we celebrate the dedication of the Schar School of Policy and Government with The Honorable Terence McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia and The Honorable John R. Kasich, Governor of Ohio.
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Joanne Hsu

    • October 18, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Joanne Hsu (Federal Reserve) “Minimum Wages and Consumer Credit: Do Lender and Borrowers Respond to Changing Policy?”
  • Voter Anger: A Symposium Honoring the Prescient Scholarship and Memory of Susan J. Tolchin

    • October 18, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Keynote Address
    Theda Skocpol
    Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard University; Director of the Scholars Strategy Network
    Author, with Vanessa Williamson, of The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism (Oxford, 2012)
  • Schar School PhD Research Workshops Series – Monday, October 24th

    • October 24, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    The PhD Research Workshops are open to all Schar School PhD students in any stage of their doctoral programs. These workshops take the format of “mini conferences” in which students have the opportunity to present their ongoing research. Presenters receive constructive feedback from the faculty and engage fellow students in a discussion of potential research topics. Students have the opportunity to hone their presentation skills, develop research ideas, and get to know other students and faculty.
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Stephen Weymouth

    • October 25, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Stephen Weymouth (Georgetown University) “Winners and Losers in International Trade: The Effects on U.S. Presidential Voting” (joint work with Brad Jensen and Dennis Quinn)
  • International Public Policy Analysis by George M. Guess and Thomas Husted

    • October 27, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Following presentation of their new book on the topic of international policy analysis, George Mason University Adjunct Professor Guess and American University Professor Tom Husted will be joined by Bob Ebel formerly of the World Bank and Brian Levy of SAIS and the University of Capetown for a discussion of both the book and the status of research in this growing field.
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Jessica Golberg

    • November 1, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    November 1: Jessica Golberg (University of Maryland)
  • Workshops on Research in Political Science (WRiPS) – Wednesday, November 2, 2016

    • November 2, 2016
    • George Mason University - Fairfax Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    WRiPS (Workshops on Research in Political Science) is an internal speaker series for the Schar School of Policy and Government. The workshops are generally held on the first Wednesday of every month from 12:00-1:30 pm on the Fairfax campus. Presenters send drafts of working papers or chapters to attendees (both faculty and graduate students) a week before each event. During each workshop, a graduate student discussant provides a brief summary of the presenter’s work and provides feedback, questions, comments, etc. The floor is then opened for discussion by the rest of the attendees.
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Mark Gersovitz

    • November 8, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Mark Gersovitz (Johns Hopskins University) “The VAT in Africa is in Trouble”
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Jon Lanning

    • November 15, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Jon Lanning (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) “Does Prejudice Impact Discretionary Market Transactions? Evidence From The Indirect Auto Lending Market”
  • After Virginia Votes

    • November 15, 2016
    • George Mason University - Fairfax Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    After Virginia Votes is organized by the Virginia Public Access Project and hosted by the GMU Schar School of Policy and Government. The event is made possible by generous support from Verizon.
  • Schar School PhD Research Workshops Series – Thursday, November 17th

    • November 17, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    The PhD Research Workshops are open to all Schar School PhD students in any stage of their doctoral programs. These workshops take the format of “mini conferences” in which students have the opportunity to present their ongoing research. Presenters receive constructive feedback from the faculty and engage fellow students in a discussion of potential research topics. Students have the opportunity to hone their presentation skills, develop research ideas, and get to know other students and faculty.
  • Micro-Economic Policy Seminar featuring Theodore Breton

    • December 6, 2016
    • George Mason University - Arlington Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    Theodore Breton (Universidad EAFIT, Colombia) “Where the Education Went: Evidence that Effects of Increased Schooling on GDP are Substantially Lagged”
  • Workshops on Research in Political Science (WRiPS) – Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    • December 7, 2016
    • George Mason University - Fairfax Campus
    • Open to: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Public
    WRiPS (Workshops on Research in Political Science) is an internal speaker series for the Schar School of Policy and Government. The workshops are generally held on the first Wednesday of every month from 12:00-1:30 pm on the Fairfax campus. Presenters send drafts of working papers or chapters to attendees (both faculty and graduate students) a week before each event. During each workshop, a graduate student discussant provides a brief summary of the presenter’s work and provides feedback, questions, comments, etc. The floor is then opened for discussion by the rest of the attendees.
Scroll Top