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Past Workshops

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Nathan Lee, PhD Candidate, Stanford University
Field: American Politics, Political Methodology

Nathan Lee's research focuses on how citizens and policymakers form their factual beliefs in politics. In particular, he is interested in the "politics of expertise", i.e., the conditions under which different types of policy-relevant experts succeed or fail to influence policy decisions. He employs a variety of methods, with an emphasis on survey methods and survey experiments.

Jennifer Pitts
Friday, May 25, 2018 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Jennifer Pitts, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
Field: Political Theory

Jennifer Pitts is Associate Professor of Political Science.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Christopher Berry, Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Field: American Politics

Christopher R. Berry is a professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, academic director of the Center for Municipal Finance, and faculty director of the Master of Science Program in Computational Analysis and Public Policy. His research interests include metropolitan governance, the politics of public finance, and intergovernmental fiscal relations.

Monday, May 21, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Camilo Garcia-Jimeno, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Field: Comparative Politics

Professor Garcia-Jimeno received his PhD from MIT and has taught at Penn since 2011. His research focuses on political economy, economic history, theory and econometrics.

Luc Bovens
Friday, May 18, 2018 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Luc Bovens, Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Field: Political Theory

Luc did his undergraduate and MA studies in Social Sciences and graduated with a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota in 1990.

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