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 and is open to the Yale community including Yale faculty, postdoctoral trainees, graduate & professional students, undergraduate students, and invited scholars from other academic institutions.  Lunch will be served.

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Faculty Organizers: Isabela Mares and Alan Gerber, Professors in the Department of Political Science

Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene


2019-2020 Schedule

date speaker and title
OCT 22
Noam Gidron, Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
“Who Dislikes Whom? The Drivers of Affective Polarization in Western Democracies”
*Joint with the MacMillan Comparative Politics Workshop
Tuesday, October 22 at 12:00-1:20 PM, Luce Hall Room 202, 34 Hillhouse Avenue
OCT 25 Horacio Larreguy, Political Science, Harvard University
“Online Political Information: Facebook Ad Saturation and Electoral Accountability in Mexico”
NOV 1 Elias Dinas, Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute at Florence
“Issue Salience, Norm Change, and the Normalisation of Authoritarian Symbols”
Ashley Jardina, Political Science, Duke University
“The Dehumanization of Blacks & White Support for Punitive Criminal Justice Policy”
*Joint with the American Politics & Public Policy Workshop
Wednesday, November 6 at 12:00-1:15 PM, ISPS Room A002
FEB 7 Eric Schickler, Political Science, University of California - Berkeley
“Deeper Roots: Historical Causal Inference and the Political Legacy of Slavery”
FEB 28 Daniel Hopkins, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Offsetting Policy Feedback Effects: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act
MAR 6 Justin H. Phillips, Political Science, Columbia University
“Understanding the Partisan Evolution of America’s Culture War”
MAR 27 Yotam Margalit, Political Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel
APR 3 Sergi Pardos-Prado, Politics, University of Glasgow, UK

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