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Past Workshops

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Speaker: Justin Grimmer, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Stanford University
Field: Political Methodology

Justin Grimmer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science.  His research interests include political representation, Congress, bureaucracies, and political methodology.

Monday, April 16, 2012 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Fotini Christia, MIT
Field: Comparative Politics

Fotini Christia joined the MIT faculty in the fall of 2008. She received her PhD in Public Policy at Harvard University, and has been a recipient of research fellowships from the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs among others...

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Cecile Fabre
Field: Political Theory

Professor Cecile Fabre is a political and moral philosopher whose work is located in Anglo-American normative thought. She is a tutorial fellow in Philosophy at Lincoln College, and a lecturer in the Faculty of Philosophy, at Oxford University.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: Arjun Wilkins, Fourth Year Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University
Field: Political Methodology

Arjun Wilkins is a fourth year Ph.D. candidate, whose areas of interest include congressional elections, political partisanship, and quantitative methodology. His dissertation project examines changes in party identification in the U.S. from 1937 to the present and their impact on electoral outcomes.

Monday, April 9, 2012 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Jean Ensminger, Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Social Science, California Institute of Technology
Field: Comparative Politics
Jean Ensminger is the Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Social Science at the California Institute of Technology.  Her 1984 Ph.D. is from Northwestern University.  Ensminger taught for many years at Washington University in St. Louis before moving to the California Institute of Technology in 2000.

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