American Politics & Public Policy Workshop

The American Politics & Public Policy Workshop series is 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 of American politics including distinguished faculty from other institutions, CSAP research fellows, ISPS Postdoctoral Associates, and Ph.D. candidates at Yale.

The workshop will meet in person on most Wednesdays from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room A002 at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.

Lunch will be be provided.  Please see the regular workshop announcements for instructions on how to reserve lunch and how it will be served depending on Yale’s COVID policy.

This workshop is open to the Yale community only. To receive regular announcements and invitations, you must subscribe to the American Politics & Public Policy Workshop at the link below:

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Faculty organizers: Ian Turner and Shiro Kuriwaki, Department of Political Science

Graduate Student Workshop Coordinator: Nicholas Ottone, PhD Candidate in Political Science

Seminar Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Fall 2022 Schedule 

date speaker & title
AUG 31 Chistian Cox, Postdoctoral Associate at Leitner Program/Jackson School, Yale University
Campaign Finance in the Age of Super PACs
SEP 7 Jennifer Wu, PhD Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Local Determinants of Identity Salience and Pan-Ethnic Identity among Asian Americans”
SEP 21 Matthew Denney, PhD Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Policing as a Fragmented Gateway to Collective Repentance: Race, Inequality, and the Black Church in America”
SEP 28 Collin Schumock, PhD Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Term Limits and Strategic Challenger Entry”
OCT 12 Sam Zacher, PhD Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“From Interests to Preferences: Newly Democratic Affluent Voters and the Politics of Redistribution”
OCT 26 Steven White, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University
The Political Influence of the Police in American Cities
NOV 2 Katelyn Stauffer, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of South Carolina
Postponed to a later date TBA in Spring 2023
NOV 9 Mayya Komisarchik, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Rochester
How Does Childhood Environment Shape Political Participation? Evidence from Refugees
NOV 30 Danielle M. Thomsen, Associate Professor of Political Science, UC Irvine
Dropout Decisions in U.S. House Elections
DEC 7 Chris Tausanovitch, Associate Professor of Political Science, UCLA
“Preference Intensity: Measurement and Some Implications for American Politics”

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