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K-State Today

November 18, 2011



Political science professor to present at policy forum in Netherlands

By Communications and Marketing

Sam Bell, assistant professor of political science, will give an invited talk on “Predicting Political Hotspots: A Risk Assessment Model of Political Violence” to the Montesquieu Institute in The Hague on Nov. 23.  

The Montesquieu Institute is a policy and academic initiative of four Dutch universities, including Leiden University and the University of Maastricht, designed to foster and strengthen democracy worldwide. The research Bell will present is co-authored with Amanda Murdie, assistant professor of political science, and a scholar at Binghamton University in New York. The study has been featured at forums sponsored by the Council of Foreign Relations and in news outlets such as the BBC.