Faculty Leader:  Rory Truex
Meeting Day/Time:  Tuesdays 12:00-1:20 PM
Location:  127 Corwin

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.

2021-2022 SCHEDULE OF PRESENTATIONS

Date Presenter Topic Discussant Year of Study/Purpose
09/14/21   Workshop Introduction    
09/21/21 Will Horne Changing the Face of the Party: How Political Parties Use Candidate Selection to Influence Voter Perceptions   Practice Job Talk
09/28/21 Grigore Pop-Eleches Covid and Community: How Community Norms Shape Pandemic Responses Even in Partisan America Yuhan Zheng Faculty Presentation
10/05/21 Eli Rau Partisanship as Cause, Not Consequence, of Participation   Practice Job Talk
10/12/21 Tiffany Simon Happiness and Political Behavior in Authoritarian Regimes Elizabeth Tsurkov Dissertation Chapter
10/26/21 Lewis Krashinsky Across the Detroit River: The Electoral Divergence of the White Working Class in North America Jack Lattimore Dissertation Prospectus
11/02/21 Carrie Barnett Perceived Norms and the Politics of Women’s
Rights in Morocco
  Practice Job Talk
11/09/21 No Meeting      
11/16/21 Xiaoxiao Shen

How Individuals React to Propaganda When It Appeals to Distinct Psychological Needs: A bottom-up view to understand the heterogeneous propaganda effects

 

Appendix

Perry Carter Dissertation Chapter
11/23/21  No Seminar      
11/30/21 Elizabeth Tsurkov Broke but not Broken: Explaining the Resilience of Clientelistic Networks Failing to Deliver Isabelle DeSisto Dissertation Prospectus
12/07/21 Jacob Tucker Emotional Responses to Threat and Attitudes Toward Repression Huseyin Emre Ceyhun Dissertation Prospectus
01/25/22 (Virtual) Beatriz Barros Band-Aid Solutions:  Competition, Capacity, and Health Service Delivery in Brazil Narrelle Gilchrist Dissertation Chapter

02/01/22

(Virtual)

Yutian An    Viivi Jarvi Dissertation Prospectus
02/08/22 Lina Skoglund The Geography of Anti-State Defiance   Dissertation Prospectus
02/15/22 Perry Carter Loss, Ambiguity, and Political Behavior Elaine Yao Dissertation Chapter
02/22/22 Jey Alizade Police, Political Parties, and the Politics of
Immigration and Crime
Thomas Tichelbaecker Dissertation Chapter
03/01/22 Thomas Tichelbaecker Drivers and consequences of strong (local) parties:
Evidence from post-WWII Germany
Will Horne Dissertation Prospectus
03/15/22 No Seminar      
03/22/22 Nancy Tang, Emre Ceyhun, and Hani Warith

Towards a Research Agenda for Studying Reproductive Politics in Comparative Political Science, and a Case Study in Authoritarian Reproductive Reversal

 

 

Tough Love: The Complementarity of Repression and Co-optation
in Authoritarian Survival

 

The Origins of Affective Polarization in the Contemporary Middle East

Greg Amusu 591 Panel
03/29/22 Jack Lattimore, Yuhan Zheng, and Shourya Sen

Linking National Identity, Political Communication,
and Affective Polarization

 

Perceived Inequality, Responsiveness and
Redistribution Provision as an Equilibrium

 

Coalitions, Co-optation, and the Politics of Policy Concessions in Authoritarian Regimes

Jey Alizade 591 Panel
04/05/22 No meeting      
04/12/22 Mishella Romo Rivas and Viivi Jarvi

The Politics of Executive Aggrandizement: Exploring Court LegitimacyAs a Pathway to Constraining Executives in Polarized Democracies

 

 

Who moderates, how, and why? Explaining Authoritarian Successor Party Stances on Democracy

Yutian An 591 Panel
04/19/22 Elaine Yao Coordination and Collective Action in Decentralized Settings Yingjie Fan Dissertation Prospectus
05/03/22 Gregory Amusu Kicking the State Back Out: Ethnic Autonomy
Under Authoritarianism
Shourya Sen Dissertation Prospectus