Alex Theodoridis will give a talk entitled, "Disputed Ownership: Separating Partisan Stereotypes and Identity by Reconceptualizing Trait Ownership," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series on December 5, 2013.
Courtenay Conrad's paper, "Torture Allegations as Events Data: Introducing the Ill-Treatment and Torture (ITT) Specific Allegation Data" (with Jillienne Haglund and Will H. Moore), was accepted for publication in the Journal of Peace Research.
Ryan Enos, Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University, will give a talk entitled, "Identifying the Minimal Conditions for Socio-Political Conflict," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series on October 1, 2013.
Incoming Graduate Student Chelsea Coe presented a paper, "ARGUMENT IS WAR in the Context of Current Politics" (with Bodo Winter and Teenie Matlock), at the Cognition and Language Workshop in Santa Barbara last weekend.
Incoming Graduate Student Chelsea Coe presented a paper, "ARGUMENT IS WAR Metaphors in Current Politics" (with Bodo Winter), at the International Cognitive Linguistics Conference in Edmonton, Canada on June 25th.
Matt Hibbing's paper, "Side by Side, World's Apart: Desired Policy Change as a Function of Preferences AND Perceptions" (with Dona-Gene Mitchell, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Hibbing), was accepted for publication in American Politics Research.
Alexander Theodoridis' paper, "It’s My Party: Partisan Intensity through the Lens of Implicit Identity," was awarded APSA's 2012 Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section's John Sullivan Award.
Courtenay Conrad's paper, "Tyrants and Terrorism: Why some Autocrats are Terrorized while Others are Not" (coauthored with Justin Conrad, University of North Carolina-Charlotte and Joseph K. Young, American University) has been accepted for publication in International Studies...
David Fortunato's paper, "Government Agenda-Setting and Bicameral Conflict Resolution" (coauthored with Thomas König and Sven-Oliver Proksch, Universität Mannheim), has been accepted for publication in Political Research Quarterly.
Stephen Nicholson's paper, "Extreme Voices: Interest Groups and the Misrepresentation of Issue Publics" (coauthored with Ryan Claassen, Kent State University), has been accepted for publication in Public Opinion Quarterly.
Tom Hansford's paper, "The Information Dynamics of Vertical Stare Decisis" (coauthored with Jim Spriggs and Anthony Stenger, Washington University in St. Louis), has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics.
We are excited to announce that Emily Hencken Ritter will join the Political Science program beginning July 2013. Ritter received her Ph.D. from Emory University in 2010 and is currently on faculty at the University of Alabama. Her research examines questions regarding when and how...