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Comparative Politics Workshop

Torun Dewan
Monday, April 24, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: Torun Dewan, Professor of Political Science, London School of Economics
Field: Comparative Politics

Torun Dewan is a political scientist at the London School of Economics. His main research is in political economy and in the formal and empirical analysis of decisionmaking in political parties, legislatures and executives.

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.

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.

Dominik Hangartner
Monday, May 15, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Speaker: DOMINIK HANGARTNER, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF METHODOLOGY, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
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.

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.

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