Spring 2007 Schedule
Below is the list of events scheduled for this semester. Meetings begin at 3:30 pm unless otherwise noted, and are held in the 5th floor conference room. Check here often for updates.
Mon. Jan. 8: Sean Gailmard, Northwestern University
"Moral Bias in Large Elections: Theory and Experimental Evidence"
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friday , Jan. 12: Dr. Bonnie Armstrong, Center for Assessment and Testing, FSU.
"Using Multiple Choice Tests to Assess Critical Thinking Skills."
Friday , Jan. 19: Charles Shipan, University of Michigan
"Local Antismoking Laws and the Mechanisms of Policy Diffusion"
Broad Conference room in the Pepper Building
Friday , Jan. 26: Atiya Stokes-Brown & Melissa Neal, FSU
"The Politics of Female Empowerment: Candidate Gender, Campaign Issues, and Political Engagement" | Link to paper
Friday , Feb. 2: Will Moore, FSU
"The Puzzle of Abu Ghraib: Are Democratic Institutions a Palliative or a Panacea?"
[with Christian Davenport (Russell Sage Fndtn & U of Maryland) and Dave Armstrong (Oxford)]
Friday , Feb. 9: Jim Alt, Harvard University
"The Political Economy of Accountability" | Link to Paper
Wed., Feb. 14: Mark Lubell, University of California, Davis
"Familiarity Breeds Trust: Collective Action in a Policy Domain"
Friday., Feb. 16:
Meeting with Graduate Admissions
and Graduate Studies Directors
Friday , Feb. 23: Jens Grosser, Princeton University
"Candidates, Voters, and Endogenous Group Formation: An Experimental Study" | Link to Paper
Friday, Mar 2: Eric Dickson, NYU,
"Do Participants and Observers Assess Intentions Differently
During Bargaining and Conflict? An Experiment" | Link to Paper
Friday , Mar. 9: Spring Break
Friday , Mar 16: Sean Ehrlich, FSU
"Is Fair Trade Just Protectionism in Disguise?" | Link to Paper
Friday , Mar 23: John Carey, Dartmouth College
"The Primary Elections ‘Bonus’ in Latin America" | Link to Paper
Friday , Mar 30: Jane Junn, Rutgers University
"Asian Pride or Ambiguous Identities? Immigration Policy and the Construction of Racial Political Identity." | Link to Paper
Friday, Apr. 6: Ray Block, FSU
Monday, Apr. 9: 1st Year Paper Presentations
3:30 Jessie Herwat
4:00 Jun Koga
4:30 Emily Meyer
5:00 Benny Brown
Tuesday, Apr. 10: 1st Year Paper Presentations
11:30 AM-2:30 PM
11:30 Chungshik Moon
12:00 Marius Radean
12:30 Jesse Johnson
1:00 Danny Hill
1:30 Ryan Shirah
2:00 Ben Gaskins
Wednesday, Apr. 11: 1st Year Paper Presentations
3:30 Daehee Bak
4:00 Kate Bowman
4:30 Thomas Croom
Tuesday, May 15: Brad T. Gomez. "Help Us, Please! Attributions of Governmental Responsibility in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina" | Link to Paper
11:00 - 12:30 Talk
12:30 - 1:00 Meeting with grad students