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
Efficacy and Active Citizenship in Development, Experimental Evidence on Validated Participation in Tanzania
Faculty Chair: Leo Arriola
Student Discussant: Paul Thissen
November 9 (Sponsored by Global Metropolitan Studies)
Liesbet Hooghe, UNC
Scale and Community
Designing Jurisdictions
Faculty Chair: Christopher Ansell
Student Discussant: Matt Stenberg
November 16
Lindsay Mayka, UC Berkeley/Colby College
Building Participatory Institutions in Latin America
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.