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. Lunch will be provided.


Faculty Organizer: Isabela Mares , Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science

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

Staff Coordinator: Pamela Greene

Schedule 2023-2024

date speaker and title
SEP 8 Ernesto Calvo, Professor of Government and Politics, University of Maryland
Framing Fact-Checks as a ‘confirmation’ increases engagement with corrections of misinformation: a four-country study
OCT 6 Alexander Wuttke, Professor of Digitalization and Political Behavior, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
“Demands for a strong leader spread socially: Evidence from field- and survey-experiments”
DEC 1 Daniel Gingerich, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia
Screen Now, Save Later? The Trade-Off between Administrative Ordeals and Fraud
JAN 26 Yphtach Lelkes, Assistant Professor of Communication, the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania
“Partisan Moments: Reconsidering the Nature and Effects of Partisan Misperceptions”
FEB 2 Elizabeth N. Simas, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Houston
The Policy Basis of Group Sentiments
MAR 1 Heike Klüver, Professor of Comparative Political Behavior, Humboldt-University, Berlin
“Rules for Public Office and Electoral Selection”
MAR 8 Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, the Judith E. Gruber Associate Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley
“Growing Awareness to Reduce Labor Abuse: An Experimental Test of a Migrant Domestic Workers’ Rights-Awareness Campaign”
APR 12 Patricia Posey, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

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