Reminder: Minnesota Political Science Assn meeting Sat, Nov 12, includes presentation from Humphrey Fellow Tillat

2016 Minnesota Political Science Association (MNPSA) Annual Conference

Saturday, November 12, 2016
Murray-Herrick Center (MHC) and Anderson Student Center (ASC)
University of St. Thomas,
St. Paul, Minnesota

8:00 Registration begins (MHC 2nd Floor-Lobby)
Continental Breakfast (MHC 2nd Floor-Lobby)

8:30-9:30 MNPSA Board Meeting (MHC 211)
8:30-10:00 Student Poster Session (MHC 201)

10:00-11:15 Panel 1: Comparative Politics and International Relations (MHC 204)
Chair: Steven Maloney, University of St. Thomas
Development Projects in FATA, Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities
Hina Tillat, Humphrey International Fellow 2016-2017

11:30-1:00 Luncheon (ASC 364-365)
Keynote speaker address: Dr. Kathryn Pearson, University of Minnesota (ASC 364-365)

1:15-2:30 Panel 2: The 2016 Elections: US and Minnesota (MHC 204)
Chair: Jim Cottrill, St. Cloud State University

2:30-2:45 Refreshments (MHC 2nd Floor-Lobby)

2:45-4:00 Panel 3: Teaching, Learning and Professional Development (MHC 204)
Chair: Kathleen Cole, Metro State University 

University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Campus Map:
Murray-Herrick Center (MHC) is # 7 on map. Anderson Student Center (ASC) is # 27 on map

Driving Directions and Parking:
We recommend parking in the Anderson Parking Facility (APF), which is # 71 on map. Please follow street signs for on-street parking. Some streets may require parking permits.

Questions about the Conference?
MNPSA Conference Organizer: Arijit Mazumdar (
MNPSA President: Fred Slocum (

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