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American Politics Workshop

Image of Professor Bruce Cain
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Bruce E. Cain, Professor in Humanities and Sciences and Political Science, Stanford University
Field: American Politics

Bruce Cain is an expert in U.S. politics, and particularly the politics of California and the American West. A pioneer in computer-assisted redistricting, he is a prominent scholar of elections, political regulation, and the relationships between lobbyists and elected officials.

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

Deborah Beim is an Assistant Professor in the Political Science department at Yale University. She studies American politics in general and judicial politics in particular, with a focus on interactions between the U.S. Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals.

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.

Image of Professor Vesla Mae Weaver
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Vesla Weaver, Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
Field: American Politics

Vesla Mae Weaver (Phd, Harvard, Government and Social Policy) is the Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology at Johns Hopkins University and a 2016-17 Andrew Carnegie Fellow.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: B. Pablo Montagnes, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University
Field: American Politics

B. Pablo Montagnes completed his PhD in in Managerial Economics and Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2010. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory in 2015, Montagnes was an assistant professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. Montagnes's primary research focus is formal political theory and political economy.

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