Miller-Converse Lecture Series Archive

* Events are listed in reverse chronological order.

Diana Mutz, April 11, 2019 - "Winners and Losers: The Psychology of Foreign Trade"
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Henry Brady, April 12, 2018 - "Changing Cleavages and Coalitions in American Politics 1972-2016: The Rise of Polarization and Populism"

Leonie Huddy, March 30, 2017 - Beyond the Ballot Box: Partisan Identity and Political Action

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, April 14, 2016 - "Can Political Advertising Perfert Policy-Making?"

A Memorial Service for Phil Converse was held on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the Michigan Union Ballroom.

Jack Citrin, April 9, 2015 - " Identities and Identifications in American Public Opinion"

Donald Kinder, April 10, 2014 - "Belief Systems Turns Fifty"

Christopher Achen, April 18, 2013 - “From Lost to Found: The Miller-Stokes Book Manuscript and its Implications for Democratic Theory”

Lawrence Bobo, April 19, 2012 - “When Surveys Get it Right: Understanding Race in America”

Adam Berinsky, Kathy Cramer Walsh, Cindy Kam, Ellen Lust, Tasha Philpot, April 7, 2011 - "A Panel Discussion on Public Opinion and Political Action: The Present and the Future of the Fields"

Sir Roger Jowell, April 29, 2010 - "Comparing National Characteristics: Pitfalls and Partial Solutions"

Gary King, April 9, 2009 - "The Changing Evidence Base of Social Science Research"

Robert Putnam, April 8, 2008 - "American Grace: The Changing Role of Religion in American Civic Life"

Thomas E. Mann, April 19, 2007 - "Have the Midterm Elections Begun to Mend the Broken Branch?"

Gary C. Jacobson, April 6, 2006 - "A Divider, Not A Uniter: George W. Bush and the American People."

Morris P. Fiorina, April 28, 2005 - "Culture War? A 2004 Update."

David Sears, April 1, 2004 - "On Acorns and Oaks: Revisiting the Partisan Realignment of the White South."

Sidney Verba, April 10, 2003 - "Political Equality: Why do we want it? Why won't we get it?"

Samuel L. Popkin, April 16, 2002 - "The Reasoning Candidate: Theory and Practice in Modern Campaigns."

James A. Stimson, April 16, 2001 - "Revisiting the Diamond: Representation in a Systems Perspective."

Virginia Sapiro, April 25, 2000 - "So What's to Like (or Dislike) about American Political Parties? Images in the Mass Public,1952-1996."

Larry Bartels, April 13, 1999 - "An Agenda for Voting Research."

M. Kent Jennings, April 21, 1998 - "Political Responses to Pain and Loss."

John Zaller, April 14, 1997 - "A Theory of the Media"