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Past Workshops

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Jon Fiva, Professor of Economics, Norwegian Business School
Field: American Politics
Jon Fiva is a Professor of Economics at the Norwegian Business School (BI), also affiliated with ESOP at the University of Oslo. He received his Ph.D. from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2006.
 
Arturas Rozenas
Monday, May 8, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Arturas Rozenas, Assistant Professor of Politics, NYU
Field: Comparative Politics

Arturas Rozenas is a Hoover Institution National Fellow for 2016-2017. He is an assistant professor at the Wilf Family Department of Politics at New York University. Professor Rozenas' research examines the principles of information control and manipulation in authoritarian politics, with particular focus on the Soviet Union and post-communist countries, as well as statistical methods.

Jane Mansbridge
Friday, May 5, 2017 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (Graham Stuart Lounge)
Speaker: Jane J. Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School
Field: Political Theory

Jane Mansbridge, Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, is the author of Beyond Adversary Democracy, an empirical and normative study of face-to-face democracy, and the award-winning Why We Lost the ERA, a study of anti-deliberative dynamics in social movements based on organizing for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:15pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Jasjeet S. Sekhon, Robson Professor of Political Science and Statistics Senior Fellow, Berkeley Institute for Data Science
Field: Political Methodology
Alexander Fouirnaies
Monday, May 1, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Alexander Fouirnaies, Assistant Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
Field: Comparative Politics

Alexander Fouirnaies works on the political economy of elections. Most of his research focuses on how money and the media shape elections and affect representation and accountability. Methodologically, he has an interest in causal inference and applied econometrics. 

Most of his projects use natural experiments to uncover causal relations between political and economic variables.

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