Faculty Leader: Christopher Blair

Meeting Day/Time: Tuesdays, 12:00-1:20PM
Location: Robertson 001

Papers are due 12:00PM on Friday before each seminar and will be posted immediately afterwards.  Members of the department may download them by clicking the presentation title in the table below.

2023-2024 Schedule of Presentations

Fall 2023

Date Presenter Title/Paper Discussant(s)

Week 1 - September 19, 2023

Jeongmin Park

"Teaching Hate? Effect of School History Education on Foreign Policy Attitudes".

Charlotte Fitzek

Week 2 - September 26,2023

Sojun Park

“The Politics of Compulsory Licensing: Democracy and Regulatory Threat”

 

Week 3 - October 3, 2023

Jing Qian

“Treaty Shopping, Race to the Bottom, and Treaty Cascades”

 

Week 4 - October 10, 2023

Joseph Ruggiero

"What Makes a World War? Economic Networks and Distributions of Power"

 

Week 5 - October 24, 2023

Xuancheng Qian

<“The Madman Choice: Delegation in Reputational Bargaining”

Hiroto Sawada

Week 6 - October 31, 2023

María José Urzúa Valverde

"When do International Organizations Criticize? NGOs as Information Suppliers for Norm Enforcement"

Manasi Bose

Week 7 - November 7, 2023

Heather Penatzer

“International Mismanagement”

Jeongmin Park

Week 8 - November 14, 2023

Harshal Zalke

“Investment Strategies in the Shadow of War”

Yueyi Li

Week 9 - November 28, 2023

Rikio Inouye

"Identity Considerations Drive American Sympathies toward Israelis and Palestinians"

Sun Shen

Week 10 - December 5, 2023

 

Niehaus postdoctoral fellows host a professionalization panel

 

 

SPRING 2024

 

Date

Presenter

Title/Paper

Discussant(s)

Week 1 - January 30, 2024

Ze Han

“How State Legislators Respond to Chinese Ownership of U.S. Agricultural Land”

Daniel Lyng

Week 2 - February 6, 2024

Jeongmin Park

"Recruited Men, Breadwinning Women, and the 'Re-gendering' of Postwar Societies"

Hye Min Yi

 

Week 3 - February 13, 2024

Tetsekela Anyiam-Osigwe

 

Alex Gazmararian

“Chasing Capital: The Case of the African Development Banks”

 

“Seeing is Believing: Voters’ Attributions of Causality and the Impact of Visibility”

Fiona Bare

 

Gavin Medina-Hall

Week 4 - February 20, 2024

Grace Zeng

 

 

Shangzuo Chen

"Ratcheting up Standards: Multinational Corporations in Global Environmental Governance."

 

 

"Signaling Political Risk in Domestic and International Neighborhoods: Evidence from Global Firms"

 

Ze Han

 

 

Christian Baehr

Week 5 - February 27, 2024

Elizabeth Bachman

 

Charlotte Fitzek

"Privatizing the Commons?: China's Global Governance"

 

"Reliability Shifts in the Indo-Pacific: What causes them, and how do they translate into alignment behaviors."

Elliot Ji

 

Rikio Inouye

Week 6 - March 5, 2024

Fiona Bare

"Understanding the Barriers to Global Climate Finance"

Steven Han

Week 7 - March 19, 2024

Christian Baehr

 

The Impact of Fracking on the Resource Curse in Oil-Rich States

 

Alex Gazmararian

 

 

Week 8 - March 26, 2024

Gavin Medina-Hall

 

Yueyi Li

 


Domestic Racial Ideology and American Foreign Policy

 

"Reshoring Semiconductor Manufacturing: Security-Related Beliefs and Economic Projections on Industrial Policies"

Harshal Zalke

 

Sandy Jingzhi Xu

Week 9 - April 2, 2024

Manasi Bose

"International Engagement and Rebel Governance"

Heather Penatzer

Week 10 - April 9, 2024

Sun Shen

Johannes Geith

 

Quincy Kumfert

Jeongmin Park

Week 11 - April 16, 2024

Hiroto Sawada

"Natural Disasters, Asymmetric Exposure, and War: Why Empirical Evidence on Climate Conflict Is Mixed"

Xuancheng Qian

Week 12 - April 23, 2024

Daniel Lyng

“Leverage in the vote: The politics of mortgage markets”

Johannes Geith

Week 13- April 30, 2024

Harshal Zalke

 

Richard Yarrow

Week 14 - May 7, 2024

Zoe Gorman

 

Kyle Evanoff

 

"The Science of Exclusion: Technocratic Authority and Modern Territorial Order”

Tetsekela Anyiam-Osigwe

 

Elizabeth Bachman