CP Colloquium – Spring 2019

Spring 2019 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: Leonardo Arriola

January 31

Jennifer Bussell, UC Berkeley

Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

February 7
Noah Nathan, University of Michigan

Electoral Politics and Africa’s Urban Transition: Class and Ethnicity in Ghana

February 14
Jake Bowers, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Does Politics Affect Perceptions of Place? The Effect of Campaigns on Perceptions of Diversity in the UK

February 21
Jessica Gottlieb, Bush School of Government, Texas A&M University

Keeping the State Weak to Prevent Claim-Making in Young Democracies

March 7
Eugene Finkel, SAIS Johns Hopkins University

Religious Diversity and Contentious Politics in the Russian Empire

March 14
Anna Grzymala-Busse, Stanford University

How the Catholic Church Shaped Early State Formation in Europe

March 21
Rob Blair, Brown University

Foreign Aid and State Legitimacy

April 4
Peter Loewen, University of Toronto

Politician Health and Democratic Representation

April 11
Kim Dionne, UC Riverside

Constraints on Women Politicians’ Role Model Effects: Evidence from Africa

April 25
Adrian Lucardi, ITAM

Electoral Rules and the Geographic Distribution of Public Goods