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.)

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Faculty organizer: Deborah Beim, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Graduate Student Coordinator: TBA

Seminar Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Fall 2018 Schedule 

DATE SPEAKER & TITLE
SEP 5 Gretchen Ritter, Professor of Government, Cornell University
“Higher Education and Democracy in an Era of Social Polarization”
SEP 19 Albert Fang, Postdoctoral Associate, ISPS/CSAP, Yale University
“How Racial Minorities Evaluate Trade-offs between Descriptive and Partisan Representation”
SEP 20*
(Thurs.)
Ugo Troiano, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan
“Policy Responses to the Introduction of the Income Tax”
*Cosponsored with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
SEP 26 John Dearborn, Ph.D. Student in Political Science, Yale University
The Political Efficacy of Ideas: Presidential Representation and the Development of a Modern Presidency
OCT 3 Adam Thal​, Postdoctoral Associate, ISPS Policy Lab, Yale University
Social Media, Status Concerns, and Affluent Americans’ Economic Preferences
OCT 24 Scott Bokemper, Postdoctoral Associate, ISPS/CSAP, Yale University
Perceptions of Program Abuse and Support for Social Insurance
NOV 1*
(Thurs.)
Avidit Acharya, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
“Dynamic Campaign Spending”
*Cosponored with the Leitner Political Economy Seminar
NOV 7 Ruth Bloch Rubin, Assistant Professor of Political Science, The University of Chicago
“Organizing at the Extreme: The Logic and Evolution of Hardline Intraparty Blocs in the House”
NOV 28 Ben Miller, Ph.D. Student in Political Science, Yale University
Title TBA
DEC 5 Patrick Tucker, Postdoctoral Associate, ISPS/CSAP, Yale University
Title TBA

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