The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide
November 4 @ 3:00 pm
Dr. Valerie Hudson
Might the security and stability of nation-states be related to the security and situation of women in its society? Is there a prior, first political order between men and women in a society that shapes and molds its governance, peace, prosperity, health, progress, and environment? The U.S. Department of Defense provided over a million dollars of funding to Dr. Hudson’s research team to find out. Dr. Hudson, a political science professor in the Department of International Affairs at Texas A & M, invites her audience to explore with her why she and her colleagues have concluded, “What you do to your women, you do to your nation-state.” Begley Van Cleve Lecture.