2006 Policy History Conference Program

Sponsored by the Journal of Policy History, the Institute for Political History, and the Miller Center of Public Affairs

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006

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Thursday, June 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
PLENARY—Morals and American Public Life

Chair/Commentator:
JAMES MORONE, Brown University

Panelists:
MICHAEL KLARMAN, University of Virginia
STEVEN TELES, Yale University
ELAINE SHARP, University of Kansas


Thursday, June 1, 4:45-5:45 p.m.
PLENARY—The Bush Doctrine: A New Departure in American Foreign Policy?

Chair/Commentator:
MELVYN LEFFLER, University of Virginia

Panelists:
JEFFREY LEGRO, University of Virginia
JEREMI SURI, University of Wisconsin

 

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2006

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Friday, June 2, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
PLENARY—The Politics of Social Welfare Policy Failures

Chair:
MARTHA DERTHICK, University of Virginia

Panelists:
EDWARD BERKOWITZ, George Washington University
ALICE O’CONNOR, University of California, Santa Barbara
JILL QUADAGNO, Florida State University


Friday, June 2, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
PLENARY—Dismantling Progressive Taxation? The Bush Tax Agenda in Historical Perspective

Chair/Commentator:
MORTIMER CAPLIN, partner, law firm of Caplin & Drysdale and Former U.S. Commissioner of the IRS (1961-1964) Kennedy and Johnson administrations

Panelists:
JOHN WITTE, University of Wisconsin
CHRISTOPHER HOWARD, College of William & Mary
EUGENE STEUERLE, The Urban Institute

 

7:15-8:45 p.m.

Evening Reception at the Omni Hotel

Jointly sponsored by the University of Virginia's Departments of Politics and History

The Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics

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The Corcoran Department of History

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SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2006

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12:00-1:15 p.m.

Awards Luncheon at the Omni Hotel

 

6:00-8:30 p.m.

Featured Guest Speaker and Reception at the Miller Center of Public Affairs

Keynote Speaker: Daniel Schorr, National Public Radio Commentator

Reception immediately following event

Sponsored by the Miller Center of Public Affairs

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SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2006

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