Faculty Leader: Deborah Yashar
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesdays, 12:00-1:20 p.m.
Location: 127 Corwin Hall

Papers are posted the Friday afternoon before each presentation.  Members of the department may download them by clicking the presentation title in the table below.

2019-2020 Schedule of Presentations

Date Presenter Topic Discussant Year of Study/Purpose Group #
9/17/2019 Prof. Andreas Wiedemann Intro to Research Seminar N/A New Faculty N/A
9/24/2019 Erik Wang Frightened Mandarins: The Adverse Effects of Fighting Corruption on Local Bureaucracy N/A Practice Job Talk N/A
10/1/2019 Killian Clarke Overthrowing Revolution: The Emergence and Success of Counterrevolution N/A Practice Job Talk N/A
10/8/2019 Rachael McLellan The Politics of Local Control in Electoral Autocracies N/A Practice Job Talk N/A
10/15/2019 Harris Doshay Solidarity or Schism? Registration and Demobilization of Chinese Christians N/A Practice Job Talk N/A
10/22/2019 Daniela T. Barba-Sánchez Private Gains and Human Rights Violations: Collateral Damage in Mexico's War on Drugs N/A Practice Job Talk N/A
11/5/2019 Quinn Albaugh Affirmative Gatekeeping: Informal Influences on Behalf of Women Candidates N/A Practice Job Talk N/A
11/19/2019 Patrick Signoret The Onset and Termination of Criminal Group Conflict Maria Aranzazu Rodriguez Uribe dissertation chapter 1

11/25/2019

Monday, 4:30 PM

Elsa Voytas What Can Money Buy? The Political Consequences of Material Reparations Will Freeman dissertation chapter 2
11/26/2019 Benjamin Crisman   Sam Winter-Levy dissertation chapter 3
12/3/2019 Daniel L. Tavana   Tiffany Simon dissertation chapter 4
12/10/2019 José María Rodríguez-Valadez   Perry Carter dissertation chapter 5
1/7/2020 Alex Mayorga   Jeyhun Alizade dissertation chapter 6
2/4/2020 Galileu Kim   Beatriz Barros dissertation chapter 1
2/11/2020 Carolyn Barnett   Mohammad Iaqzadeh dissertation chapter 2
2/18/2020 Will Freeman   Elsa Voytas draft prospectus 3
2/25/2020 Susanne Schwarz   Alex Kirchner dissertation chapter 4
3/3/2020 Federico Tiberti   Ben Crisman dissertation chapter 5
3/10/2020 Alexander Kerchner   Xiaoxiao Shen draft prospectus 6
3/24/2020 Beatriz Barros   Galileu Kim draft prospectus 1
3/31/2020     Federico Tiberti APSA-Style Panel - 2nd Year Students 1, 2, 3
4/7/2020     Carolyn Barnett APSA-Style Panel - 2nd Year Students 4, 5, 6
4/14/2020 Mohammad Isaqzadeh   Tiffany Barron dissertation chapter 2
4/21/2020 Sam Winter-Levy   Will Horne draft prospectus 3
4/28/2020 Gaetan Tchakounte Nandong   Claire Willeck draft prospectus 4
5/5/2020 Xiaoxiao Shen   José María Rodríguez-Valadez draft prospectus 5
5/12/2020 Will Horne   Susanne Schwarz dissertation chapter 6

 

2018-2019

Faculty Leader: Rory Truex
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesdays, 12:00-1:20 p.m.
Location: 127 Corwin Hall

Papers are posted the Friday afternoon before each presentation.  Members of the department may download them by clicking the presentation title in the table below.

2018-2019 Schedule of Presentations

Date Presenter Topic Discussant Year of Study/Purpose
9/11/2018 Meir Alkon Global Crisis, Domestic Stability: How Authoritarian Regimes Manage Economic Interdependence   Practice Job Talk
9/18/2018 Yang-Yang Zhou How Refugee Resentment Shapes National Identity and Citizen Participation in Africa   Practice Job Talk
9/25/2018 Giuliana Pardelli For Profit, Power and Protection: Landed Elites Incentives to Encourage Fiscal Capacity Development   Practice Job Talk
10/2/2018 Steve Monroe Boundaries of Protectionism: Ethnic Politics and Elite Bargains in the Neo-Liberal Era   Practice Job Talk
10/9/2018 Chantal Berman Protest, Social Policy, and Political Regimes in the Middle East   Practice Job Talk
10/16/2018 Alexander Kustov Borders of Compassion: International Migration and the Politics of Parochial Altruism   Practice Job Talk
10/23/2018 Ted Enamorado An Active Learning Approach for Probabilistic Record Linkage   Practice Job Talk
11/6/2018 Tom Pavone The Ghostwriters: Lawyers and the Politics Behind the Judicial Construction of Europe   Practice Job Talk
11/13/2018 Elizabeth Baisley Sexuality Politics and Political Cleavage Development in the US and Canada   Practice Job Talk
12/4/2018 Patrick Signoret Recovering from Large-Scale Criminal Violence Maria Aranzazu, Rodriguez Uribe Dissertation Research
12/11/2018 Sean Luna McAdams Judicialization of Politics through Constitutional Rights Adjudication in Latin America Galileu Kim Dissertation Prospectus (3rd year)
1/8/2019 Harris Doshay Solidarity or Division? Varying Responses to Repression by Co-opted and Independent Chinese Christians Xiaoxiao Shen Practice Job Talk
1/15/2019 Galileu Kim The Executive Dilemma: Legislative Cooptation and Cabinet Reshuffling Beatriz Barros Dissertation Research
1/22/2019 Susanne Schwarz Going National, Going Local?: Interest Mobilization and Poverty Relief Policy in the New Deal Era Tom Pavone Dissertation Research
2/5/2019 Quinn Albaugh Does the UCLA School Travel? Jeyhun Alizade Dissertation Research
2/19/2019 Erik Wang Frightened Mandarins: The Adverse Effects of Fighting Corruption on Local Bureaucracy  Sean Luna McAdams  
2/26/2019 Rory Truex Professional Development    
3/5/2019 Killian Clarke Overthrowing Revolution: The Emergence and Success of Counterrevolutions, 1900-2015 Perry Carter  
3/12/2019 Will Horne Where Have All the Working Class MPs Gone? Challenges of Representation and Coalition Building Alex Mayorga Dissertation Research
3/26/2019 Federico Tiberti The Broken Pact: Intra-Elite Conflict, Uneven States and Political Instability in South America Claire Willeck Dissertation Prospectus (3rd year)
4/2/2019 Mohammad Isaqzadeh Religious Beliefs and Militancy: Reassessing the Causal Relationship  Tiffany Simon Dissertation Prospectus (3rd year)
4/9/2019 Rachael McLellan Asserting Autonomy, Resisting the Regime Gaetan Tchakounte Nandong Dissertation Research
4/16/2019 Daniel L. Tavana A Theory of Compliance in Authoritarian Regimes Will Freeman Dissertation Research
4/23/2019

 

Tim Brackmann

Beatriz Barros

Sam Winter-Levy

2nd Year Mini-APSA: Represent, Accountability, and Public Good Provision

Electoral Rules and Diverging Conceptions of Citizen-Elite Congruence: Evidence from Swiss Referendums

Getting the Job Done: Development Projects, Incompletion, and Trust in Local Government in Brazil

Direct Democracy in Europe's New Political Parties

Federico Tiberti 591 Papers (Mini-APSA)
4/30/2019

 

Will Freeman

Xiaoxiao Shen

Benjamin Crisman

2nd Year Mini-APSA: Order, Conflict and Violence

Collective Action after Civil War: Colombia's Communal Action Councils

Propaganda Effects in the Digital Era: The Case of China

Why Extra-Dyadic Armed Groups Balance Internal Conflicts: Evidence from Colombia

Mohammad Isaqzadeh 591 Papers (Mini-APSA)
5/7/2019

Dela Kpo

Heterogenous Returns on Repatriation? A Study of the Political Effects of Return Migration Benjamin Crisman Dissertation Prospectus (3rd year)
5/14/2019 José María Rodríguez-Valadez Overlapping Jurisdictions: Social Policy Delivery and Multilevel Governance Tim Brackmann Dissertation Research
5/21/2019 Alex Mayorga Hostility and Immigrant Political Integration: Understanding the Muslim Experience in Western Europe Sam Winter-Levy Dissertation Research