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Rocky Watch: A Series of Public Policy Discussions

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January 13, 2021

"Standing Alone: Why the U.S. Rejects Global Norms on Women's Rights"

Jennifer M. Piscopo

Associate Professor of Politics

Occidental College

Julie Suk

Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Liberal Studies

Graduate Center of the City University of New York

November 12, 2020

"Post-Election Analysis"

Jake Tapper '91
CNN Anchor

November 11, 2020

"Diversity and Inclusion in the Military"

Brad Carney '20 & Karla Rosas '20 with Professor Jason Lyall

November 5, 2020

"What Now? Presidential Post-Election Analysis"

Dr. Carlos Algara
University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. Jamil Scott

Dr. Amber Spry
Brandeis University

Moderated by Dr. Mia Costa
Dartmouth College

November 3, 2020

"2020 Presidential Election Night Watch Party"

Chip Reid
CBS News National Correspondent

October 21, 2020

"2020 NH Elections: Potential Sea Change in NH Politics"

Andrew Smith
Director of the University of New Hampshire Survey Center

Screenshot of Keith Boykin's lecture on Zoom

Video not available due to contractual arrangement with the speaker.

October 14, 2020

"Race Against Time: The Politics of a Darkening America"

Keith Boykin '87
Author and CNN commentator

October 7, 2020

"After George Floyd: Policing, Racism, and Criminal Justice Reform"

Frank Baumgartner
Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill

Andra Gillespie
Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University

Phillip Atiba Goff
Co-founder and CEO of the Center for Policing Equity and Professor of African American Studies and Psychology at Yale university

September 30, 2020

"Higher Education in America: An Existential Crisis"

Mark Huddleston
UNH President Emeritus

September 23, 2020

"Aren't We All in This Together: How the Supreme Court is Helping to Pull Us Apart"

Linda Greenhouse
Senior Research Scholar - Yale Law School

September 16th, 2020

"Rocky in the 2020s: The Past, Present, and Future of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center"

Jason Barabas
Nelson A. Rockefeller Center
Dartmouth College

June 3rd, 2020

"Covid-19 and the Fate of Globalization"

Daniel Benjamin
Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director
John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding
Dartmouth College

Co-sponsored by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center and the John Sloan Dickey Center

May 27th, 2020

"Crisis Governance: Lessons from American Policy History"

Herschel Nachlis
Policy Fellow, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center
Research Assistant Professor of Government
Dartmouth College

May 20th, 2020

"The Rationing: A Novel about a Pandemic in the Time of a Pandemic"

Charles Wheelan
Senior Lecturer and Policy Fellow
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center
Dartmouth College

May 13th, 2020

"The Psychology of Change: Unlocking Resistance to Unleash Possibility"

Kate Hilton, JD, MTS

Faculty, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Faculty, Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity, George Washington University

May 6th, 2020

"After the Coronavirus: China and the U.S.”

Lucy Hornby
2019-2020 Nieman Fellow
Harvard University

April 29th, 2020

"Should We Cancel Debt? Insights from the Ancient World”

Devin Singh
Associate Professor
Department of Religion
Dartmouth College

April 22nd, 2020

"Who is Responsible for Responsible Citizenship?”

Ron Shaiko
Associate Director
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center
Dartmouth College

April 15th, 2020

"Identity, Incivility, and Policy Issues in Congressional Communication”

Mia Costa
Assistant Professor
Department of Government
Dartmouth College


April 8th, 2020

"Conspiracy Without the Theory”

J. Russell Muirhead
Interim Director, Rockefeller Center
Chair, Department of Government
Dartmouth College

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