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American Politics Workshop

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: John Bullock, Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Field: American Politics

Bullock studies the effects of partisanship on people's political views. Three questions motivate his work in this area: how can people make sensible political choices when they know so little about politics? When will partisanship dominate people's thinking about political choices? And to what extent does partisan polarization create or reflect bias in political thinking?

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Sarah Anzia, Michelle J. Schwartz Associate Professor of Public Policy & Associate Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley
Field: American Politics

Sarah Anzia studies American politics with a focus on state and local government, elections, interest groups, political parties, and public policy.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Chris Tausanovitch, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UCLA
Field: American Politics

Chris Tausanovitch received his PhD from Stanford University in 2013 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science at UCLA. His areas of research are Representation, American Politics, Public Opinion, Congress, and Methodology.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Jeremy C. Pope, Associate Professor of Political Science, Brigham Young University
Field: American Politics

Jeremy C. Pope's research encompasses such things as the influence of party records on voters, the degree of voter polarization in the public, the proper measurement of public opinion concepts as well as some work on legislatures, specifically the American founding and the Constitutional Convention.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Jennifer L. Lawless, Commonwealth Professor of Politics, University of Virginia
Field: American Politics

Jennifer L. Lawless is the Commonwealth Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia. Prior to joining the UVA faculty, she was a Professor of Government at American University and the Director of the Women & Politics Institute. Before that, she was an assistant and then associate professor at Brown.

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