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Training & Research

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Graduate program members co-author with faculty and actively participate in a wide variety of conferences within the field. Below are some of the 2017 presentations. Participation in all the conferences listed here was partially or completely funded by the department.

  • An, Seung-Ho and Amy Pond. 2017. “Accountability and Independence of Central Banks.” Midwest Political Science Association, April 6-9, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • An, Seung-HoMiyeon Song, and Kenneth J. Meier. 2017. “Representative Bureaucracy and the Policy Environment: Gender Representation in Forty-Two Countries.” Midwest Political Science Association, 2017, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Bogiaris, Guillaume. 2017. “Competing Platonisms in the Universes of C.S. Lewis and H.P. Lovecraft.” American Political Science Association, San Francisco, California, August 31 – September 3.
  • Bogiaris, Guillaume. 2017. “Emigration in Plato’s Crito.” Western Political Science Association,
    Vancouver, Canada, April 13-15.
  • Fjendbo, Trine Høj, Christian Bøtcher Jacobsen, Seung-Ho An, and Kenneth J. Meier. 2017.
  • “How Gender Congruence Affects Leadership Training Effects.” European Group for Public Administration August 30-September 1, Milan, Italy.
  • Haglin, Kathryn. 2017. “The Dynamics of Public Support for Science.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. April 6, 2017. Travel funds provided by the department.
  • Haglin, Kathryn. 2017. “Community Immunity: Social Pressure and Vaccine Choices.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. April.
  • Haglin, Kathryn M.Alison Higgins Merrill, Soren Jordan, and Joseph Daniel Ura. 2017. “Partisan Asymmetries in Evaluations of the Supreme Court.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. April.
  • Merrill, Alison Higgins and Liana C. Gonzales. 2017. “Speech Patterns and Opinion Authorship of Female Justices on the United States Supreme Court.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. September.
  • Merrill, Alison Higgins. 2017. “Know Thy Neighbor: Ideological Distance and Strategic Decision-Making on the U.S. Supreme Court.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. April.
  • Merrill, Alison Higgins. 2017. “Selecting on the Economy? Economic Issues, Public Opinion and the Supreme Court.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. September.
  • Mitchell, Austin and Reverien Mfizi. 2017. “Civil War Outcomes, Political Change, and Economic Disparities Between Social Groups.” International Studies Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, Feburary 25th.
  • Park, Yohan. 2017. “A Revised Separate Peace: Democracies’ Discrimination among Authoritarian Regimes.” Presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 6th, 2017.
  • Peterson, Ben. 2017. “The World is a Garden”: Legitimacy and Political Wisdom in The Muqaddimah. Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association San Francisco, August 31, 2017.
  • Song, Miyeon and Ian R. Turner. 2017. “Who’s the Principal’s Principal? Oversight and Educational Performance in Centralized Systems.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Song, Miyeon, Seung-Ho An, and Kenneth J. Meier, 2017. “Representative Bureaucracy, Gender, and Decentralization: A Cross-National Examination of Fifteen Countries.” Public Management Research Association, 2017, Washington DC, USA.
  • Song, Miyeon and Kenneth J. Meier. 2017. “Parents, Teachers, and Students in Centralized System: Judging the Quality of Schools.” Southern Political Science Association, 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Teodoro, Manuel P. and Seung-Ho An. 2017. “Representative Technocracy? Attitudinal Congruence as Bureaucratic Representation Beyond the Street-Level.” Midwest Political Science Association, April 6-9, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Ura, Joseph Daniel, Alison Merrill, Soren Jordan, and Kathryn Haglin. 2017. “Partisan Asymmetries in Evaluations of the Supreme Court.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. April 6.
  • Yarkony-Sorek, AyalaKathryn Haglin, and Nehemia Geva. 2015. “In Capable Hands: An Experimental Study of the Effects of Competence and Consistency in Foreign Affairs and Domestic Policymaking.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. April.
  • Zhan, Wei, Kathryn Haglin, and Catherine Eckel. 2017. “Discrimination and Group Identity: Using Dictator Games to Gauge Political Preferences.” Presented at the Texas Experimental Association Symposium, Arlington, TX. March 11.