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APW Archive By Date

Spring 2019

  • January 28 — Alexander Hertel-Fernandez (Columbia), “Bread and Butter or Bread and Roses? Experimental Evidence on Why Public Sector Employees Support Unions”, Discussant: Jordan Hsu

  • February 5 (Tuesday) — Matthew Blackwell (Harvard)

  • February 11 — Sarah Treul (UNC-Chapel Hill), “The Increasing Value of Inexperience in Congressional Primaries”, Discussant: Devin Judge-Lord

  • February 18 — Gisela Sin (University of Illinois), “The Disempowered Executive: Reconsidering the Line Item Veto in the US States”, Discussant: Marcy Shieh

  • February 25 — Jordan Hsu (UW–Madison)

  • March 4 — Rochelle Snyder (UW–Madison)

  • March 11 — Andrew Reeves (Washington University in St. Louis)

  • March 25 — Elizabeth Sawyer (UW–Madison)

  • April 1 — Daniel Hopkins (University of Pennsylvania)

  • April 8 — Devin Judge-Lord (UW–Madison)

  • April 15 — Matthew Shor (UW–Madison)

  • April 22 — Kathryn Pearson (University of Minnesota)

  • April 29 — David Doherty (Loyola University - Chicago)

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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)

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