The UW-Madison American Politics Workshop is a multidisciplinary group of faculty and graduate students that meets on select Mondays at noon in 422 North Hall to discuss new and ongoing research projects in American Politics. A typical workshop meeting will open with 10–15 minutes of comments by the paper author followed by an hour of discussion. Papers are posted online for reading one week prior to the meeting. The faculty director of APW this year is Ryan Owens . Faculty and graduate students wishing to present at the workshop should send an email to graduate student coordinator Chris Krewson at

Below is the academic year 2016–17 APW schedule. Please consider this a working document because papers and new workshop dates will be added throughout the year.

The American Politics Workshop is grateful for the generosity of the gifts of Department alumni and friends that supports the workshop’s programming.

AY 2016–17 APW Schedule

Spring 2017

Fall 2016