American Politics & Public Policy Workshop

Cosponsored with the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, each seminar features a presentation of current political science research by leading scholars in the field, including distinguished faculty from other institutions, research fellows of the CSAP, and Ph.D. candidates at Yale.

The American Politics and Public Policy Workshop meets on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room A002 at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.

Faculty organizers: Professor Greg Huber and Assistant Professor Kelly Rader, Department of Political Science

Graduate Student Coordinator: Matthew Graham

Seminar Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Fall 2017 SCHEDULE

SEP 6 Albert Fang, ISPS/CSAP Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
“How Citizens Evaluate Trade-offs between Descriptive and Partisan Representation”
SEP 13 Andrew B. Hall, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Stanford University
Who Punishes Extremist Nominees? Candidate Ideology and Turning Out the Base in U.S. Elections” (with Daniel M. Thompson)
SEP 20 Jerome Schafer, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
Time Preferences in Political Behavior
SEP 27 Andrew Gooch​, ISPS Postdoctoral Associate & Lecturer in Political Science, Yale University
“Ripping Yarn: Experiments on Storytelling by Partisan Elites”
OCT 4 John Dearborn, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
The Foundations of the Modern Presidency: Presidential Representation, the Unitary Executive Theory, and the Reorganization Act of 1939
OCT 11 Tom Clark, Professor of Political Science, Emory University
“Police Shootings and Trust in Government”
OCT 25 Patrick O’Brien, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Presidential Control and Public Finance”
NOV 1 John Henderson, Asst. Professor of Political Science & ISPS/CSAP Affiliate, Yale University
NOV 8 Patrick Tucker, ISPS/CSAP Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
“Legislator Effort and Non-Policy Representation”
NOV 15 Charles R. Shipan, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Michigan