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

Fall 2020 Schedule 

date speaker & title
SEP 2 Jake Grumbach, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Washington
“Gender, Race, and Intersectionality in Campaign Finance”
Link to Paper 1 | Link to Paper 2
SEP 16 Mary Kroeger, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UNC Chapel Hill
“Bureaucrats Writing Bills”
SEP 23 Annabelle Hutchinson, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“When Men Lose Power: Understanding Gender, Economic Power, and Race in American Politics”
SEP 30 Rachel Augustine Potter, Assistant Professor of Politics, University of Virginia
“Buying Evidence? Government Research as a Presidential Prerogative”
OCT 7 David Bateman, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University
Democratization in the USA? The Impact of Antebellum Suffrage Qualifications on Politics and Policy
OCT 21 Erin Heidt-Forsythe, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Political Science, Pennsylvania State University
“Legacies of Mistrust: Inequality, Public Opinion, and Policy About Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the US”
OCT 28 Taylor Carlson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis
“Media Choice, Issue Salience, and Political Information Diffusion” Link to Background Paper
NOV 4 Doug Kriner, Professor of Government, Cornell University
“The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive” Link to Background Paper
NOV 18 Andrea Louise Campbell, Professor of Political Science, MIT
DEC 2 Lynn Vavreck, Professor of Political Science, UCLA
DEC 9 LaFleur Stephens-Dougan, Assistant Professor of Politics, Princeton University

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