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 meets on most Wednesdays from 12:00-1:15 p.m.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, workshop sessions will be held virtually on Zoom.

This virtual workshop is open to the Yale community only. To receive Zoom information, you must subscribe to the American Politics & Public Policy Workshop at the link below:

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Faculty organizer: Christina Kinane, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Graduate Student Coordinator: Collin Schumock, Department of Political Science

Seminar Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Spring 2021 Schedule 

date speaker & title
FEB 3 Tom Clark, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Political Science, Emory University
Are Police Racially Biased in the Decision to Shoot?
FEB 17 Jaclyn Kaslovsky, Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Center for the Study of Democratic Politics
“Some Politics is Local: An Analysis of Constituent Emphasis in the U.S. Congress”
FEB 24 John Ternovski, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Deepfake Warnings for Political Videos Increase Disbelief but Do Not Improve Discernment: Evidence from Two Experiments”
MAR 3

Angele Delevoye, Ph.D. Student in Political Science, Yale University
“2020 in America’s School Boards: Deliberation and decision-making in the midst of multiple crises, a field experiment”

Collin Schumock, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Legislative Term Limits and Variation in State Transfers”

MAR 10 Samara Klar, Associate Professor of Government & Public Policy, University of Arizona
“Who is to Blame? How Polarization Distorts Democratic Accountability”
MAR 17 Matthew Graham, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, George Washington University
“Partisan Selectivity in Blame Attribution: Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic”
MAR 31 Marisa Abrajano, Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego
“(Mis)Informed: What Americans Know About Social Groups and Why It Matters for Politics”
APR 7 Josh Kalla, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Yale University
“The Consequences of Partisan Media Slant: A Field Experiment with Fox News Viewers”
APR 21

Jennifer Wu, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Understanding Perceptions of Asian-ness and Group Membership among Asian Americans”

Paul Lendway, Ph.D. Candidates in Political Science, Yale University
“The Effect of Populist Rhetoric on Public Attitudes”

APR 28 Daniel Moskowitz, Assistant Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
“Local Television News & Accountability”
MAY 5 Lilla Orr, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
MAY 19 Amy Lerman, Professor of Public Policy & Political Science, UC Berkeley

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