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American Politics Workshop

Picture of Professor Nicholas Carnes
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Nicholas Carnes, Assistant Professor, Duke University
Field: American Politics

Nicholas Carnes is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and the Co-Director of the Research Triangle chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network.

His research focuses on U.S. politics, legislative decision making, representation, social class, economic inequality, and state and local politics.

Picture of Professor James Snyder
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: James M. Snyder, Jr., Professor of History and Political Science, Harvard University
Field: American Politics

Professor Snyder's primary research and teaching interests are in American politics, with a focus on political representation. He has written on a variety of topics, including elections, campaign finance, legislative behavior and institutions, interest groups, direct democracy, the media, and corruption.

Picture of Professor Sanford Gordon
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Sanford C. Gordon, Professor of Politics, New York University
Field: American Politics

Sanford C. Gordon is Professor of Politics at New York University. He received his B.A. from Cornell and his Ph.D. from Princeton. Prior to his arrival at NYU, Professor Gordon taught at the Ohio State University from 1999-2002; and in 2005-2006, was a fellow-in-residence at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton.

Picture of Professor Kelly Rader
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Kelly Rader, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Field: American Politics

Kelly Rader is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Yale University and a resident fellow of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and the Center for the Study of American Politics.

Picture of Professor Danielle Thomsen
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Danielle Thomsen, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University
Field: American Politics

Danielle Thomsen is an Assistant Professor in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2014. Before coming to Syracuse, she was a post-doctoral fellow in the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program (PIPC) at Duke University.

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