Academic Programming

The University of Houston has created a series of debate-related programs and events.  

University of Houston Law Center & College of Liberal Arts and the Social Sciences Events

Analyzing the 2016 Presidential Election


Presidential Politics & Policy

  • Dean Leonard M. Baynes (Law)
  • Assist. Prof. Elizabeth Simas (CLASS – Political Science)
  • Assoc. Prof. Brandon Rottinghaus (CLASS – Political Science)
  • Date: Tuesday February 23, 2016
  • Location: Student Center Ballroom
  • Time: 2:30-3:25 p.m.
  • Open to the public


Supreme Court and Economic Implications of Presidential Elections

  • Dean Steven G. Craig (CLASS)
  • Assist. Prof. D. Theodore Rave (Law)
  • Prof. Seth Chandler (Law)
  • Assist. Prof. Vikram Maheshri (CLASS – Economics)
  • Date: Tuesday February 23, 2016
  • Location: Student Center Ballroom
  • Time: 3:30 – 4:25 p.m.
  • Open to the public


Presidential Elections and Latino Politics in the U.S.

  • Prof. Richard Murray (CLASS – Political Science)
  • Adj. Prof. Ignacio Pinto-Leon (Law)
  • Assoc. Prof. Jerónimo Cortina (CLASS – Political Science)
  • Assoc. Prof. Jason Casellas (CLASS – Political Science)
  • Date: Tuesday February 23, 2016
  • Location: Student Center Ballroom
  • Time: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
  • Open to the public

University of Houston College of Social Work Events


“Conceal or Control? Examining Policies Surrounding Guns and Security.”

Panel discussion, hosted by the Policy Insider Advisory Committee

  • Date: Monday February 15, 2016
  • Location: GCSW Room 110J
  • Time: 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Lunch provided
  • CEUs available
  • RSVP to piac.gcsw@gmail.com by February 11
  • Event open to the public


Super Tuesday: Party for the Parties

Watch results, learn about the primary process

  • Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
  • Location: TBD
  • Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Free food and giveaways
  • RSVP to mswjobs@central.uh.edu by February 26
  • Event open to the public