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 John Henderson, Department of Political Science

Seminar Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene


JAN 25 No talk: Political Science Job Talk
FEB 1 Alessandra Casella, Professor of Economics, Columbia University
Trading Votes for Votes” with Thomas Palfrey
*Cosponsored with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
FEB 8 Vivekinan L. Ashok, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Policy Visibility and Citizen Demand for Government Activity”
FEB 15 Katherine McCabe, Postgraduate Associate with the ISPS Policy Lab, Yale University
“Managing Conflicts between Partisanship and Identity: An Analysis of LGBT Republican Political Communication”
FEB 22 Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Asst. Professor of International & Public Affairs, Columbia University
Policy Feedback as Political Weapon: Conservative Advocacy and the Demobilization of the Public Sector Labor Movement
MAR 1 John Dearborn, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
The ‘Proper Organs’ for Presidential Representation: A Fresh Look at the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921
MAR 8 Joshua D. Clinton, Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University
The Politics of Policy: The Initial Mass Political Effects of Medicaid Expansion in the States” and “New Policy, New Politics? The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Public Support for the Affordable Care Act
MAR 29 Seminar Canceled
APR 5 No Talk: Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting
APR 12 Jerome Schafer, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
Time Zones, Tiredness, and Turnout: A Natural Experiment on the Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Voter Turnout and Election Results(Paper with John B. Holbein, Princeton University)
APR 19 Matthew H. Graham, Ph.D. Student in Political Science, Yale University
“Beliefs or Guesses? Rethinking the Factual Survey Response”
APR 26 Allison P. Harris, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Politics, Princeton University
“Judicial Diversity and Sentencing: The Circuit Court of Cook County”
APR 27
Gregory J. Martin, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Emory University
“Election Coverage and Slant in Television News”
Cosponsored with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
Thursday, April 27 at 12:00-1:30pm in Room 202, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave.
MAY 3 Sophie Jacobson, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University