CP Colloquium – Fall 2017

Fall 2017 Schedule

Location: All sessions will meet in the Institute of International Studies, Moses Hall 223 (lunch is provided on a first-come, first-served basis).

Time: Thursdays, 12:30PM – 2:00PM

Faculty Convener: Alison Post

September 7 (Location TBD)
Pavithra Suri, Johns Hopkins/UC Berkeley

Hollowing out the State: Franchise Expansion and Fiscal Capacity in Colonial India

Faculty Chair: Jennifer Bussell
Student Discussant: Bhumi Purohit

September 14
Mathias Poertner, UC Berkeley

Creating Mass Support: Vote Choice and Partisanship in New Parties

Practice Job Talk

September 21
Fiona Shen-Bayh, UC Berkeley

Judicial Strategies of Repression in Authoritarian Regimes

Practice Job Talk

September 28
Guadalupe Tuñón, UC Berkeley

When the Church Votes Left: How Progressive Religion Hurts Gender Equality

Practice Job Talk

October 5
Cesi Cruz, UC Santa Barbara

Incumbent Advantage, Voter Information and Vote Buying

Faculty Chair: Thad Dunning
Student Discussant: Nick Kuipers

October 12
Carolyn Warner, Arizona State University/Stanford

The Politics of Sex Abuse in Sacred Hierarchies: A Comparative Study of the Catholic Church and the Military in the United States

Faculty Chair: Ron Hassner
Student Discussant: Jason Klocek

October 19
Molly Roberts, UC San Diego

How Sudden Censorship Can Increase Access to Information

Faculty Chair: Kevin O’Brien
Student Discussant: Philip Rogers

October 26
Dawn Teele, University of Pennsylvania

Political Origins of the Female Franchise

Faculty Chair: Jason Wittenberg
Student Discussant: Carlos Schmidt-Padilla

November 2
Evan Lieberman, MIT

Faculty Chair: Leo Arriola
Student Discussant: Paul Thissen

November 9 (Sponsored by Global Metropolitan Studies)
Liesbet Hooghe, UNC

Faculty Chair: Christopher Ansell
Student Discussant: Matt Stenberg

November 16
Lindsay Mayka, UC Berkeley/Colby College

Faculty Chair: Ruth Collier
Student Discussant: Anna Callis

November 30
John Ahlquist, UC San Diego/Stanford

Faculty Chair: Jonah Levy
Student Discussant: Andres Schipani

The colloquium is co-sponsored by UC Berkeley’s Department of Political Science and the Center on the Politics of Development.