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APW Archive By Date

Fall 2019

  • September 9 — Organizational Meeting

  • September 16 — Gisela Sin (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), “The Disempowered Executive: Reconsidering the Line Item Veto in the US States”, Discussant: Marcy Shieh

  • September 23 — Kathy Cramer (UW–Madison), “The Lessons of Vietnam: Social Identity, the Vietnam War, and Contemporary Political Divides”, Discussant: Matt Shor

  • September 30 — Susan Yackee (UW–Madison), “American State Administrator Project (ASAP), 1964-2018”

  • October 16 (Wednesday) — Jamila Michener (Cornell University), “Race, Class, and Civil Legal Inequality: Mapping the Policy Landscape”, Discussant: Kennia Coronado

  • October 21 — Michelle Torres (Rice University), “Framing a Protest: Determinants and Effects of Visual Frames”, Discussant: Devin Judge-Lord

  • October 28 — Kevin Banda (Texas Tech University), “How Partisanship Conditions the Effects of Hostile Sexism and Racial Resentment on Voting Behavior and Candidate Evaluations”, Discussant: Sam Schutt

  • November 4 — Tabitha Bonilla (Northwestern University), “It is not Just the Message, It is the Messenger: Source Cues and the Unequal Application of Social Norms among White and Black Americans”, Discussant: Levi Bankston

  • November 18 — Kathryn Pearson (University of Minnesota Twin Cities), “Gendered Partisanship and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues”, Discussant: Rochelle Snyder

  • November 25 — Eric Dickson (New York University), “Communication About Identity And Its Political Consequences”, Discussant: Chagai Weiss

Spring 2019

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

  • September 10 — Organizational Meeting

  • October 1 — Sarah Niebler (Vanderbilt University), “Dollars on the Sidewalk: Should U.S. Presidential Candidates Advertise in Uncontested States?”

  • October 8 — Terry Sullivan (University of North Carolina), “Regime, Routine, and Commitment in the American Presidency”

  • October 15 — Jacob Neiheisel (UW–Madison), “Party Brands in American Politics: Strategy, Communication, and Electoral Response”

  • October 22 — Yujin Kim (UW–Madison), “The Dynamics of Party Issue Reputations”

  • October 29 — Pär Jason Engle (UW–Madison), “The Automaticity of Partisanship and Political Ideas”

  • November 15 (Thursday, 11:45am–1pm) — Post-election round table with Craig Gilbert (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) and Charles Franklin (UW–Madison)

  • November 19 — Jowei Chen (University of Michigan), “The Effect of Electoral Geography on Competitive Elections and Partisan Gerrymandering”

  • November 26 — Marc Meredith (University of Pennsylvania), “The Politics of the Restoration of Ex-Felon Voting Rights: The Case of Iowa” (with Michael Morse)

  • December 3 — Jessica Weiss (Yale University) and Amber Wichowsky (Marquette University), “US–China Relations on the Campaign Trail: A Harbinger of Future Policy or Just Cheap Talk?” (joint with the International Relations Colloquium)

Spring 2012

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Spring 2011

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Spring 2010

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Spring 2009

Fall 2008