American & Comparative Political Behavior Workshop

The American & Comparative Political Behavior Workshop is focused on political behavior broadly considered and invites speakers from a range of social science fields.  The series is sponsored by the ISPS Center for the Study of American Politics and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale with support from the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund.

The workshop meets on selected Fridays from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room A002 at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.


Faculty Organizer: Isabela Mares Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science

Graduate Student Coordinator: Anna Yorozuya, PhD Student in Political Science

Staff Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Schedule 2022-2023 (Fall)

date speaker and title
SEP 30 Laura Royden, PhD Candidate in the Department of Government, Harvard University
“Antisemitic Attitudes among Young Americans”
Online Webinar Co-sponsored with the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism
Moderated by Joshua Kalla, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
OCT 7 Mihail Chiru, Departmental Lecturer in Politics, University of Oxford, UK
“Does Ideology Trump Geography? Political Divides and the Responses of European Politicians to Democratic Backsliding”
NOV 11 Natasha Wunsch, Assistant Professor in Political Science/European Integration, Sciences Po
“Democratic Commitment: How Divergent Understandings of Democracy Shape Democratic Backsliding” LINK TO PREPRINT OF RELATED PAPER
APR 7 Joshua Tucker, Professor of Politics, New York University
“Exposure to the Russian Internet Research Agency Foreign Influence Campaign on Twitter in the 2016 US Election and its Relationship to Attitudes and Voting Behavior”
APR 14 Vicente Valentim, Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK
“From Stigmatization to Normalization: Social Norms, Preference Falsification and Radical Right Support”
APR 21 Alex Coppock, Associate Professor of Political Science, Yale University
“Persuasion in Parallel: How Information Changes Minds about Politics”
Special workshop event and book talk cosponsored by ISPS and CSAP
MAY 5 Laura Jakli, Assistant Professor in the Unit of Business, Government and the International Economy, Harvard Business School
“Contingent Extremism: How Perceptions of Party Popularity Activate Far Right Support”

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