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Past Workshops

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:15pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Brandon Stewart, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Princeton University
Field: Political Methodology
Brandon Stewart is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Princeton University where he is also affiliated with the Politics Department, the Office of Population Research and the Center for the Digital Humanities.  He develops new quantitative statistical methods for applications across computational social science.
F. Daniel Hidalgo
Monday, May 22, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: F. Daniel Hidalgo, Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Field: Comparative Politics

F. Daniel Hidalgo is the Cecil and Ida Green Associate Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his doctorate in Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley and received a BA at Princeton University.

Elizabeth Barnes
Friday, May 19, 2017 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (Graham Stuart Lounge)
Speaker: Elizabeth Barnes, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Virginia
Field: Political Theory

Elizabeth Barnes works on metaphysics, social philosophy, and feminist philosophy - and is particularly interested in the areas where these subjects interact. She's currently writing a book on disability and thinking a lot about the metaphysics of social structures. She's also the editor of Philosophy Compass.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Gabriel Lenz, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley
Field: American Politics

Gabriel Lenz's research primarily focuses on voters’ ability to control their elected officials.  His aim is to further our understanding of when voters succeed in holding politicians accountable, when they fail, and how to help them avoid failures.

Dominik Hangartner
Monday, May 15, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Field: Comparative Politics

Dominik Hangartner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Faculty Co-Director of the Immigration Policy Lab with branches at Stanford University and the University of Zurich. He is also an affiliate member of the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science.