2017 APT Conference: Dustin Howes Memorial Panel


Nonviolence and Politics: In Memory of Dustin Ells Howes

Thursday, October 12th, 5:15-6:45pm

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Michigan League, Vandenberg Room


APT is pleased to announce a special panel in honor of our late colleague Dustin Howes, a longtime supporter and active member of APT. This special roundtable features scholars whose work overlaps with Dustin's and discusses the implications of his work on nonviolence for politics today.


Welcome and introduction

Elizabeth Markovits, Mount Holyoke College


Roundtable participants

Karuna Mantena, Yale University

John McGowan, University of North Carolina

Amy Shuster, Ohio State University



Joan Cocks, Mount Holyoke College


Dustin Ells Howes was the David J. Kriskovich Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Louisiana State University. In addition to numerous articles and essays, he was the author of Toward a Credible Pacifism: Violence and the Possibilities of Politics (SUNY University Press, 2009) and Freedom Without Violence: Resisting The Western Political Tradition (Oxford University Press, 2016), which is currently being translated into Arabic.


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