Sponsored by the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, each seminar features a presentation of current political science research by leading scholars in the field, including distinguished faculty from other institutions, research fellows of the CSAP, and Ph.D. candidates at Yale.
Links to papers are provided as available.
||Devin Caughey, Political Science, MIT|
"Congress, Public Opinion, and Representation in the One-Party South, 1930s-1960s" Abstract
||Erika Fowler, Government, Wesleyan University
"Old News? Why Measuring Real-World Exposure to Competitive Framing Matters"
||Jeffrey R. Lax, Political Science, Columbia University
"Partisan Differences in Congressional Responsiveness: Who Listens? And to Whom?"
"Gay Rights in Congress: Public Opinion and (Mis)Representation"
"Distorting the Electoral Connection? Partisan Represenatation in Confirmation Politics"
||Matt Grossman, Political Science, Michigan State University
"Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy Change Since 1945"
||Alvin B. Tillery, Political Science, Rutgers University
"Latino Immigration in the African-American Mind: Reverse Triangulation, Proxy Representation and People of Color Politics, 1850-1945"
||D. Sunshine Hillygus, Political Science, Duke University
"Challenges to Survey Quality: Professional Respondents, Nonresponse, and Measurement Error"
||Spring Break (March 13 & 20)
||Adam Dynes, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale
"The Electoral Effects of Distributing Pork to Core Supporters vs. Swing Voters: A Survey Experiment on Elected Municipal Officials"
Nikhar Gaikwad, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale
"Presidential Prospects, Political Connections, and Stock Market Performance"
Celia Paris, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale University
"Can't They All Just Get Along? Citizen Reactions to Political Disagreement Among Elected Officials"
||Lara Chausow, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale
"Reaching Through the Revolving Door: The Role of Access in Lobbying by Former Congressional Staffers"
Rachel Silbermann, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Yale
"Gender, Career Choice, and the Decision to Run for Office"
||No Seminar (MPSA Annual Meeting April 11-14)
||Michael Herron, Government, Dartmouth College
||Lynn Vavreck, Political Science, UCLA
"The Future of Federally Funded Surveys: A New Sampling and Mode Approach and its Consequences"