Interdisciplinary Workshops on Politics and Policy

2013-2014 Series

September October November December January
February March April May June

September

Political Knowledge is Less Than We Thought it Was

September 4, 2013   * Lunch will be provided
Arthur Lupia
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Americans are Robin Hoods: Sympathy for the Poor and Resentment of the Rich Shape Candidate Evaluations

September 11, 2013
Spencer Piston

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Is Deception Deleterious?

September 18, 2013
Ted Brader

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Political Beliefs as a Function of Political Knowledge, Group-based Attitudes, and Media Use

September 25, 2013
Michael Traugott

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October

Election Fraud and Preference Falsification in Russia’s 2012 Presidential Election

October 2, 2013
Kirill Kalinin

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No Compromise: Political Consequences of Moralized Attitudes

October 9, 2013
Timothy Ryan   Paper pdf

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November

The Domestic Foundations of International Norms: Non-Intervention versus Territorial Integrity

November 6, 2013
James Morrow

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The Generational Development of Partisanship in the United States: The Role of Community Partisan Climate on Student Acceptance of Parent Partisanship

November 20, 2013
Jon Miller

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January

Why the President Gets a Background Check: Leader Experiences and International Conflict

January 8, 2014
Allan Stam

Measuring Religiosity in Central Asia: The Pluralism of Piety and its Political Implications

January 29, 2014 * pizza lunch will be provided
Pauline Jones Luong

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February

Can You Still Play the Race Card in the 21st Century? Revisiting the Influence of Explicit Racial Appeals

February 5, 2014
Vincent Hutchings

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Dynamics of Party Politics: A New Approach

February 12, 2014
Ken Kollman

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Disentangling Party System Nationalization, Number of Electoral Parties and Social Diversity: a Nonrecursive Simultaneous Equations Approach

February 19, 2014
Fabricio Vasselai

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The Influence of Interest: Real US Interest Rates and Participation in the Global Economy

February 26, 2014
Andrew Kerner

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March

Group Empathy Theory: Explaining Racial and Ethnic Gaps in Reactions to Terrorism and Immigration Threat

March 12, 2014
Nicholas Valentino

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Who Speaks for the Poor? How Electoral Geography Affects the Political Representation of Low-Income Citizens

March 19, 2014   * Lunch will be provided
Karen Jusko (Stanford University)

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’My Dream, My Home’: Two Puzzles about Residential Development in Africa’s Urban Areas

March 26, 2014
Anne Pitcher

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April

Incumbency Disadvantage In Weak Party Systems: Evidence from Brazil

April 9, 2014
Rocio Titiunik

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Affect and Moral Condemnation: Déjà vu

April 16, 2014
Victor Ottati (Loyola University)

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April 23, 2014
Adam Levine (Cornell University) and Yanna Krupnikow (Northwestern University)

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April 30, 2014
Tali Mendelberg

May

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May 7, 2014
Joshua Pasek

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May 14, 2014
Muzammil Hussain

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May 21, 2014
Jessica Steinberg

 

Resources

All workshops take place on Wednesdays from noon-1:30pm in 6006 ISR (unless otherwise noted).

Unless otherwise noted all presentations are brown bag lunch.

Past Series

2012
2011
2010
2009
2008