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, CSAP research fellows, ISPS Postdoctoral Associates, 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. (Please note that cosponsored workshops with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series will meet on Thursdays at 12:00-1:30 p.m. in Luce Hall Room 202 located at 34 Hillhouse Avenue.)

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Faculty organizer: Deborah Beim, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Graduate Student Coordinator: Lilla Orr, Ph.D. Student in Political Science

Seminar Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Spring 2019 Schedule 

date speaker & title
JAN 16 Milan Svolik, Professor of Political Science, Yale University
“Democracy in America? Partisanship, Polarization, and the Robustness of Support for Democracy in the United States”
JAN 30 Baobao Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Anxiety of Automation and Policy Preferences”
FEB 6 Emily Zackin, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
“The Political Development of American Debt Relief”
FEB 20 Matthew Graham, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
“Do Surveys Measure Beliefs?”

FEB 27

John Henderson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
“Blind Guessing? Voter Competence About Partisan Messaging”
MAR 6 Jamie Druckman, Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University
“The Intersection of Racial and Partisan Discrimination: Evidence from a Correspondence Study of Four Year Colleges”

MAR 28*
(Thurs)

Alexander Fouirnaies, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
“Can Interest Groups Buy Political Influence? Evidence from Labor Unions in Great Britain, 1900-2010”
*Joint with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
Thursday, March 28 at 12:00-1:30 PM, Luce Hall Room 202
APR 17 Sophie Jacobson, CANCELED
APR 25*
(Thurs)
Alexander Hirsch, Professor of Political Science, California Institute of Technology
“A Theory of Policy Sabotage”
*Joint with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
Thursday, April 25 at 12:00-1:30 PM, Luce Hall Room 202
 

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