American & Comparative Political Behavior Workshop

The Yale Center for the Study of American Politics is sponsoring a new seminar series in 2017-2018, the American and Comparative Political Behavior Workshop.  This workshop is focused on political behavior broadly considered and invites speakers from a range of social science fields.  Lunch will be served.

This workshop meets on selected Fridays from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Room A002 at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street and is open to Yale faculty and students from the Political Science Department as well as other university departments.


Faculty Organizers: Alan Gerber and Isabela Mares

Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

2017-2018 Schedule

NOV 17 Robb Willer, Sociology Department, Stanford University
“Bridging the Divide: Can Effective Political Communication Reduce Polarization?”
DEC 1 Francesco Trebbi, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
“Making Policies Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises”
JAN 26 Jennifer Richeson, Psychology, Yale University
“Racial and Political Dynamics of an Approaching ‘Majority-Minority” United States”
FEB 9 Vicky Fouka, Political Science, Stanford University
“From Immigrants to Americans: Race, Status and Assimilation during the Great Migration”
FEB 23 Leonie Huddy, Political Science, Stony Brook University
“Partisan Sorting and the Feminist Gap in American Politics”
APR 6 James Sidanius, Psychology and African American Studies, Harvard University
“Social Dominance Theory and the Dynamics of Gendered Prejudice”
APR 20 James Andreoni, Economics, University of California, San Diego
APR 27

Adam Berinsky, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Rumors, Truth and Reality: Political Misinformation in the Modern Age”