Thursday, May 20, 2010

Policy History Conference: June 3-6, 2010

In a few weeks, the Journal of Policy History and the Institute for Political History will hold the sixth biennial Conference on Policy History in Columbus, Ohio. This conference brings together scholars from history, political science, law, sociology, and other social sciences. Topics vary widely, and touch on both international and domestic policy.

The 2010 Conference will feature three plenary sessions:

"A State of War: U.S. Military History as Policy History"-- A Roundtable

Beth Bailey, Temple University

Mark Wilson, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Peter Mansoor, Mershon Center/Ohio State University

Stephen Ortiz, Bowling Green State University

Jonathan Reed Winkler, Wright State University

"The Media and Politics" -- A Roundtable

Richard R. John, Columbia University

Joe Hallett, Senior Editor, The Columbus Dispatch

Paul Starr, Princeton University

"American Economic Crises in Historical Perspective"

David Robertson, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Chair

Michael Bernstein, Tulane University

Robert M. Collins, University of Missouri, Columbia

Monica Prasad, Northwestern University

David M. Hart, George Mason University

You can find the full program here.