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The mission of The Center for Comparative and Historical Analysis of Organizations and States (CHAOS) is to promote political economic analyses in comparative and historical research, particularly on subjects of state-building and governance.

Core Services Offered

Seattle Seminar Series,
PEDDS (Political Economy Drinks and Discussion Society): presentation of work by faculty and grad students affiliated with CHAOS).

Mentor, socialize and support grad students.

Funding Information:

Office of the Provost (started with $30,000 in funding).
Cambridge University Press.
Political Science Department Contributions.
Bacharach chair funds also contribute.

Reporting Structure:

Peter J. May, Chair, Political Science,

Related UW Entities:

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Economics, Department of Sociology, Department of Geography, Department of History,
Jackson School of International Studies, Evans School of Public Affairs

Center Details

Director: Levi, Margaret
Year Started: 2002
Administering College/School: College of Arts & Sciences 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Political Science 
Faculty Involvement: 10