Category Archives: Speaker Series

Rose Fellow Prof. Pitney Speaks at the Athenaeum

On Tuesday, September 23, Rose Institute Faculty Fellow Jack Pitney gave a talk at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum entitled “What’s at Stake in the Midterm Elections?” Pitney, who has been at Claremont McKenna College since 1986, has become one of the most quoted government professors in the entire nation. His quotes and articles can… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Hosts Director of California Dept. of Finance Michael Cohen

On Thursday, February 27, the Rose Institute hosted Michael Cohen, Director of California’s Department of Finance, at the Athenaeum on Claremont McKenna College’s campus. At the luncheon, Cohen overviewed the Governor’s proposed 2014-2015 budget, discussed the state’s fiscal progress and remaining challenges, and answered questions from students and faculty. The bulk of Cohen’s presentation focused… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Hosts Panel on Voting Rights Act

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, the Rose Institute of State and Local Government held a panel discussion on the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court struck down key provisions in Shelby County v. Holder. The Institute was fortunate to have two voting rights experts on the panel: Bruce Cain, distinguished political scientist and director… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Hosts Tom Ridge This Thursday

Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Tom Ridge will visit the Athenaeum this Thursday, October 31, as part of the Rose Institute’s speaker series. Secretary Ridge served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1983 to 1995, before his role in the White House, and served as the governor of… Continue Reading

Henry Olsen to Give Keynote Address at 40th Anniversary Event

Legendary Rose Institute alumnus Henry Olsen ’83 will return to Claremont October 17 to deliver the keynote address at the Rose Institute’s 40th Anniversary Dinner. Mr. Olsen will offer insights on the future of American politics, including the importance of understanding the nation’s shifting demographics and the corresponding changes in the electorate. Mr. Olsen is… Continue Reading