American Politics & Public Policy Workshop

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, including distinguished faculty from other institutions, research fellows of the CSAP, and Ph.D. candidates at Yale.

The American Politics and Public Policy Workshop meets on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room A002 at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.

Faculty organizers: Professor Greg Huber and Assistant Professor Kelly Rader, Department of Political Science

Graduate Student Coordinator: Matthew Graham

Seminar Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Spring 2018 SCHEDULE

JAN 17 Frances E. Lee, Professor of Government and Politics, University of Maryland
“Party Power and Lawmaking: Majority Party Capacity in an Era of Strong Parties”
JAN 24 Douglas  J. Ahler, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Florida State University
“The Cognitive Roots of Misperceptions About Party Composition”
JAN 31 Scott Bokemper, Postdoctoral Associate, CSAP/ISPS, Yale University
“An Experiment on the Political Economy of Disability Insurance”
FEB 7 Molly Reynolds​, Fellow in Governance Studies, Brookings Institute
“Who Fights the Good (Party) Fight? Individual Incentives to Engage in Partisan Messaging in the U.S. Senate”
FEB 14 Kassandra Birchler, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Don’t Be So Shocked: Anxiety Affects the Redistribution of Economic Resources Among Groups”
FEB 21 Adam Thal, Postdoctoral Associate with the ISPS Policy Lab, Yale University
“Status Update: The Social Origins of Affluent Americans’ Views Toward Inequality”

MAR 1*

Steve Callander, Professor of Public & Private Management, and of Political Economy, Stanford Graduate School of Business
“Policy Advice in a Complicated World”
Held jointly with The Leitner Political Economy Seminar on Thursday, March 1 from 12:00-1:30 pm in Rosenkranz Hall Room 005, 115 Prospect Street
MAR 7 Lilla Orr & Matt Graham, Ph.D. Student in Political Science & Ph.D. Student in American Politics & Political Economy, Yale University
MAR 28 Annabelle Hutchinson & Molly Offer-Westort, Ph.D. Students in Political Science, Yale University
APR 11 Sharece Thrower, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University
APR 18 Ariel White, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
APR 25 Emily Zackin, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University