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American Politics Workshop- Brian Roberts (UT)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 • 2:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"The Appearance of Corruption"


International Relations Workshop- William Spaniel (Univ of Pittsburgh)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108

"Why Give Nuclear Assistance to Stop Would-Be Proliferators?"


Comparative Speaker Series- Pei-te Lien (UC Santa Barbara)

Monday, September 17, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Finding Taiwanese Americans and Doing Research on Their Political Behavior"


Women In Political Science (WIPS) coffee hour- Maya Sen

Friday, September 14, 2018 • 4:00 PM

Faculty Lounge/Mailroom


WIPS/American Politics Speaker Series- Maya Sen (Harvard)

Friday, September 14, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics"


Thomas Jefferson Center Constitution Day Lecture- Prof. Sean Beienburg (Arizona State Univ)

Thursday, September 13, 2018 • 4:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

"Prohibition and Federalism: From Alcohol in the 1920s to Marijuana Today"


GSO Professional Development Workshop

Thursday, September 13, 2018 • 3:30 PM

BAT 5.108


Government Department Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 18, 2018 • 8:30 AM

Gregory Gym

Paul Begala Commencement Speaker


International Relations Workshop- Pat McDonald

Friday, May 4, 2018 • 1:00 PM

BAT 5.108

talk title- TBA


Race and Social Science Workshop- Trevon Logan (The Ohio State University)

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

Do Black Politicians Matter?


International Relations Workshop- Erica Owen (Texas A&M University)

Friday, April 27, 2018 • 1:00 PM

BAT 5.108

talk title- TBA


American Politics Workshop- Ross Buchanan

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Policy Responsiveness under Authoritarianism: Air Pollution, Public Concern, and City Governments in China"


Race and Social Science Workshop- Karen Lee (UT)

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Contemporary Public Attitudes towards Black Political Action"


Faculty Meeting/Teaching Workshop

Friday, April 13, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108


Methods Talk- Carlos Carvalho (McCombs-UT)

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108

"BAYESIAN REGRESSION TREE MODELS FOR CAUSAL INFERENCE: REGULARIZATION, CONFOUNDING, AND HETEROGENEOUS EFFECTS"


American Politics Workshop- Nadine Gibson

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“Maintaining the Machinery of Democracy: Assessing the Quality of Voting Equipment in the 21st Century”


Pre- ISA Student talks and professionalization session

Friday, March 30, 2018 • 1:00 PM

BAT 5.108


American Politics Speaker Series- Justin Kirkland (University of Houston)

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“Ideology, Grandstanding, and Strategic Party Disloyalty”


Joe. R. Long Chair in Democratic Studies Speaker Series- Robert Goldberg (St. Johns College)

Thursday, March 22, 2018 • 4:00 PM

UTC 3.132

"Liberal and Civic Education in Plato’s Laws"


Race and Social Science Workshop- Mechele Dickerson (UT Law)

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"The Neglected Middle Class"


Comparative Speaker Series- Anne Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen)

Monday, March 19, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Interest Groups and Policy Representation"



Graduate Program Visiting Day

Friday, March 2, 2018 • 8:30 AM

BAT 5.108

Prospective Ph.D. students visit the GOV Department


Betsy Sinclair talk (Washington University in St. Louis)

Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108

"Estimating the Electoral Connection"


American Politics Speaker Series- Aaron Martin (University of Melbourne)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Does Process Matter? The Effects of Corruption on Policy Attitudes"


Comparative Speaker Series- Ana Bracic (University of Oklahoma)

Monday, February 26, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“The Microfoundations of Social Exclusion”


International Relations Workshop- Layna Mosley (Univ. of North Carolina- Chapel Hill)

Friday, February 23, 2018 • 1:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“Global Supply Chains, Developing Country Firms and Labor Rights”


Comparative Speaker Series- Susan Scarrow (Univ of Houston) & Andrea Aldrich (Yale Univ)

Monday, February 19, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“How Party Organization affects Perceptions of Parties: An Investigation Using the Political Party Database “


International Relations Workshop- Jeff Carter (Univ. of Mississippi)

Friday, February 16, 2018 • 1:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Leaders, Spending, and War"


Scott Gehlbach talk (University of Wisconsin- Madison)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108

"Collective Action and Representation in Autocracies: Evidence from Russia's Great Reforms"


American Politics Speaker Series- Peter Enns (Cornell University)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“Incarceration Nation”


Anthony Ives practice job talk

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 • 10:30 AM

BAT 5.108

"Congressional Health, Congressional Failure"


Jeremy Fortier Practice Job talk

Monday, February 12, 2018 • 11:00 AM

BAT 5.108

“On Steven Pinker’s Hobbesian Liberalism”


Methods Talk- David Siegel (Duke University)

Friday, February 9, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Identifiability, State Repression, and the Onset of Ethnic Conflict"


Joe. R. Long Chair in Democratic Studies Speaker Series- Rodrigo Chacon (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México)

Thursday, February 8, 2018 • 4:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“Basic Concepts of Leo Strauss’s Political Philosophy: An Approach to his Early Work”


Race and Social Science Workshop- Quincy Thomas Stewart (Northwestern University)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

“How Many Racists? An Agent-Based Model of the Dynamics of Racial Inequality”


Comparative Speaker Series- Tasha Fairfield (London School of Economics/Stanford)

Monday, February 5, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"The Bayesian Foundations of Qualitative Research"


International Relations Workshop- David Carter (Princeton University)

Friday, February 2, 2018 • 1:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Systemic Instability and the Emergence of Border Disputes"


Public Law Lunch: Louis Aucoin

Thursday, February 1, 2018 • 12:30 PM

BAT 5.108

“Comparative Law and Rule of Law Promotion”


American Politics Workshop- Jeffrey Tulis

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 • 12:00 PM

BAT 5.108

"Legacies of Losing in American Politics"


International Relations Workshop- Dipali Mukhopadhyay

Friday, January 19, 2018 • 1:00 PM

PAR 201

"'Good' Rebel Governance in Syria"



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