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Adriana Buliga-Stoian and Michael Allen have been accepted to the EITM 2008 Summer Institutes in Washington University in St. Louis (Allen) and Duke University (Buliga-Stoian).

The department congratulates doctoral candidate Brandon Zicha, who has been offered a prestigious pre-doctoral fellowship in a research group on "Media, Movements, and Politics" at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

The department congratulates Geoff McGovern, who has won a Fulbright scholarship to conduct dissertation research in Finland for AY 2008-2009.

The department congratulates doctoral candidate Julie VanDusky, who has won a Fulbright scholarship to conduct dissertation research in Mexico for AY 2008-2009.

The department is pleased to announce that Seden Akcinaroglu will be joining the faculty (in the World Politics subfield) in fall 2008. Seden expects to complete her PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this summer.

The department is pleased to announce the arrival of Greg Robinson, who recently completed his Ph.D. in American politics at Michigan State University. Greg teaches American Politics.

Lisa A. Solowiej, a Ph.D. candidate at Binghamton University, has accepted a position at the University of North Texas beginning Fall 2007.

Paul M. Collins, Jr., who received his Ph.D. from Binghamton University in 2005 and is currently at the University of Houston, also has accepted a position at the University of North Texas beginning Fall 2007.

Robin Best recently completed her Ph.D and has taken a tenure-track position at the University of Leiden (Netherlands).

Past Workshops

The World Politics Workshop will meet in the Banks Room at 1:00-2:00 on Fridays.

Spring 2008:

 

Fall 2007:

The Comparative-American Workshop, unless otherwise noted, will meet in the Banks Room at 2:30-3:30 on Fridays.

Spring 2008:

  • May 20 (Tuesday), 3-4:30, AAG 019: Donald Green (Yale University), "Are Experiments Optional?  Using a Large-Scale Field Experiment to Assess the Accuracy of Regression Discontinuity Analysis"
  • May 2: Adriana Buliga-Stoian and Will Heller, "Rules of the Game and Political Equity: Voter Perceptions of Fairness and the Benefits of Electoral Reform"
  • April 25: Ray Carman, Ian Farrell, and Jon Krasno, "The Parties as Mobilizers: Party Efforts to Get Out the Vote in the 2000 and 2004 Elections"
  • April 18, 2:30 p.m., AD 148: Joshua Dyck (University at Buffalo, SUNY), "Not in My Schoolyard: Spatial Proximity, Symbolic Politics, and Voting on Sex Offender Residency Restrictions" (with Annika Hagley)
  • April 11, 3:00 p.m., AAG019, Robin Best (Leiden University): "The Contribution of Institutional Rule Changes to the Fragmentation of European Party Systems"
  • March 21, Mike Allen and Cynthia Colley: "Will Fear Keep Them in Line? Untangling the Relationship between Repression and Terrorism in the Contexts of Democracy and Autocracy"
  • March 7, Robi Ragan (University of Georgia): "A Congressional Politics Theory of the Size of Government"
  • February 22, room AA G19: Brian K. Arbour, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY): "Campaigning in the Past Tense: Why and How Campaigns Use Background Appeals to Develop Credibility"
  • Jack Nagel, University of Pennsylvania, February 8th, Academic A G19: "Centre-Party Strength and Major-Party Divergence in Britain, 1945-2005"

Fall 2007:

  • September 21: Wendy Martinek, "The Small Group Context: Designated District Court Judges in the United States Courts of Appeals" (with Paul Collins)
  • September 28: Michael McDonald, "Heresthetics at Work? How a Strengthened Liberal House Came to Pass Anti-Labor Legislation" (with Zachary McDonald)
  • October 12: Greg Robinson, "Early Elections and the Personal Vote: A Conditional Theory of Strategic Election Timing in Parliamentary Systems" (with Stewart L. French)
  • October 19: Paola Fajardo, "The Ethnic Element: Interest Groups on US Foreign Policy"
  • November 2: Peter Enns, Cornell University, "The Micro Foundations
    of Presidential Approval," AD 148, 2:30-3:30 (the room might change)
  • November 9: Mikhail Filippov
  • November 16: Michael Hagen, Temple University (time, room, and topic TBA)
  • December 7: Conor Dowling

Last Updated: 8/13/18