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Image of Senior Seminar in IR/Comparative classroom with Dr. Barnes. On the students chat live with author Valeria Spering.

Cool happenings in KSU's Poli Sci Classrooms!

Last week, students in the IR/Comparative Politics Senior Seminar on Russian Politics got to have a discussion with the author of "Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia," Valerie Sperling. Sperling spoke with students via Skype from her office at Clark University. Dr. Barnes, who is teaching the seminar, arranged and led a discussion which often focused on gender stereotypes, feminism, and the rhetoric of masculinity in Russian politics. I told you - cool stuff! You can check out Sperling's book here:…/978…/acprof-9780199324347

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