Faculty Leader: Rebecca Perlman
Meeting Day/Time: Thursdays, 12:00-1:20 p.m.
Location: Zoom

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

2020-2021 Schedule of Presentations

 

Fall Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Discussant(s) Title Type
09/3/2020 Professor Rebecca Perlman N/A Introduction and Overview  
09/10/2020 No Meeting N/A No Meeting  
09/17/2020

Richard Gagliardi

N/A

Stereotypes and Security Assurances

Job Talk

9/24/2020 Noel Foster N/A

Polarization for Paralysis:
How Revisionist States Weaponize Information to Shift Foreign Political Behaviors

Job Talk
10/1/2020 Noam Reich N/A Do States Screen or Signal? Job Talk
10/8/2020 Mindy Haas N/A Secrecy and Oversight: U.S. Law and the Domestic Politics of Covert Action Job Talk
10/15/2020

James Gilman

Jeongmin Park & Sayumi Miyano

Post-Disaster Participation: Political Engagement after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake 6th
10/22/2020 Fin Bauer Heather Penatzer

Incommensurable Territory: How Moral Image Concerns Explain Disputes over Intangibly Valued Territory

4th/5th
10/29/2020 Katherine Ingram James Gilman

Competitive Intervention and Sabotage in Civil Wars

4th/5th
11/5/2020                                               No Meeting/Open Slot
11/12/2020 Lauren Konken

 

Brian Schonfeld

 

What Can We Learn from Failed Economic Negotiations?: Lessons from BITs and PTAs

4th/5th
11/19/2020 Jing Qian Noam Reich & Alexi Kim

Domestic Institutions and Multinational Profit Shifting

4th/5th

 

Spring Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Discussant(s) Title Type
02/04/2021 R. Bailey Scott Megan Brand & Ze Han KGB 2.0? Unpacking Modern Russian Propaganda and its Soviet Lineage 4th/5th
02/11/2021 Zenobia Chan Noel Foster &  Richard Gagliardi The Costs of Goodwill:
Cost Contingency, Time Horizon, and Recipient Opinion on Aid Donor
4th/5th
02/18/2021 Esther Robinson R. Bailey Scott & Harshal Zalke

Evaluating Paradiplomacy As Democratic Experimentalism

4th/5th

02/25/2021

1) Sojun Park

2) Joe Ruggiero

1) Lauren Konken

2) Xuancheng Qian

Strategic Alliance: How Foreign Firms Set
Technical Standard through Collaboration

Bargaining, War, and Cooperation in the Long Run

Draft Prospectus
03/04/2021

1) Grace Zeng

 

2) Maria Jose Urzua Valverde

1) Ryan Dukeman


2) Aurora Ling & Elliot Ji

Understanding the Politics of
Labor and Environmental Provisions
In Preferential Trade Agreements

The “Life” and “Death” of Regional Organizations in the Global South: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean

Draft Prospectus
03/11/2021

1) Ryan Dukeman

 

2) Jeongmin Park

1) Grace Zeng & Maria Jose Urzua Valverde

 

 

2) Rikio Inouye & Daniel Lyng

The Determinants of Foreign Policy Reform: Evidence from Adaptation (Failures) in the U.S. Department of State

Targeted Fortification and International Conflict: Case of British India

 

mini 591s
03/18/2021

1) Ze Han

 

2) Heather Penatzer

1) Alexander Gazmararian & Fin Bauer

 

2) Katherine Ingram & Kyle Evanoff

Import Competition, Export Expansion, and Voting Behavior in Australia

Local Institutions and Wartime Territorial Control: Mayoral Replacement in Occupied France

mini 591s
03/25/2021

1) Aurora Ling


2) Dahyun Choi

1) Manasi Bose


2) Esther Robinson

Vaccine Diplomacy: How Russia is Utilizing Sputnik V

Indirect Competition for Political Influence: How Interest Groups Strategically Take Advantage of Voter’s Rational Inattention

mini 591s
 03/30/2021 Bryan Schonfeld

Haosen Ge

The Supply of Anti-Globalization Messaging: Evidence from a New Subnational Dataset 4th/5th
04/08/2021 Haosen Ge Jing Qian Asset Mobility and Political Risk Revisited 4th/5th
04/15/2021 Xuancheng Qian Sojun Park Electoral Accountability and Media Bias 4th/5th
04/22/2021  Megan Brand  Dahyun Choi & Mindy Haas Legal Statecraft in Global Refugee Politics 6th
04/29/2021 Sayumi Miyano Zenobia Chan & Joe Ruggiero Multinationals’ Influence In the Private Regime: International Standardization 4th/5th