Activities & Events
Political Science Research Workshop
The Political Science Research Workshop is a
venue for graduate students and faculty to present and receive feedback on work
in progress. Dissertation chapters, article manuscripts and dissertation
proposal drafts comprise the bulk of our presentations. Students who are on the
job market and anticipate interviews in the near future may also present a
practice job talk.
The PSRW provides a venue to learn critical
skills for practicing political scientists. Presenters and discussants learn to
give and receive constructive feedback and to utilize this type of intellectual
exchange to improve the quality of their written research. Additionally,
attendance allows students and faculty to become familiar with the work of
Please join us most Fridays from 12:00-1:30 pm
via Zoom (Meeting ID: 953
1722 0810, Password: 682069).
No RSVP is required, but all attendees are expected to read the paper before
the workshop session and to come ready to offer constructive feedback.
If you have any questions, please contact Simon
and Accuracy Motivations”
Ying Shi (PAIA)
Exposure to the Voting Rights Act and Later-Life Outcomes” (with Daniel B.
Shana Gadarian and Seth Jolly
Politics: How the COVID 19 Pandemic Revealed the Depths of American
Polarization” (Shana Gaddarian, Sara Wallace Goodman, and Tom Pepinsky)
Bases and Consequences of Partisan Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic” (Seth
Jolly, Jan Rovny, Ryan Bakker, Liesbet Hooghe, Seth Jolly, Gary Marks, Jonathan
Polk, Marco Steenbergen, Milada Anna Vachudova)
Dreher and Dan Jackson
the Bomb: Militarized Nuclear Threats and Coercive Diplomacy”
“Red, Blue Green:
The Effect of the Education Realignment on Party Polarization on the
Economy of Developing Country Categorization”
Ana Jones, Emma Dreher, Ivy Raines, Heidi Stallman, Sam Call
the Shadow of Generalized Conflict: Resource Division, Non-convex Bargaining
Sets, and War's Inefficiency Puzzle”
Politics/International Relations Series
All talks are from 12:00-1:30 pm via Zoom. For
details and to sign up for talks, please see https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/moynihan/cp_ir.
Beatty Riedl (Cornell University)
(Georgetown University) and Henry Farrell (Johns Hopkins University)
Svolik (Yale University)
Tavits (Washington University in St. Louis)
Order, and Conflict
details, please see: https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/moynihan/sovereignty-order-conflict.
Parkinson (Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University)
It's Just How Things are Done: Humanitarian Principles, Gender, and Informal
Socialization in Aid Work
March 26 (12:00-1:30)
Bryant (Professor, Utrecht University)
Sovereignty in Drag: On Fakes, Foreclosure, and Unbecoming States
Musgrave (Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Elections of Others
American Politics Speaker Series
The American Politics Speaker Series is the Department’s
regular American Politics research seminar. All talks are from 12:30-2pm on
Zoom. If you’d like to meet virtually with the speaker for the week, please
reach out to Robert Shaffer.
Papers will be circulated approximately one week in advance of the seminar. The
Zoom meeting ID is 939 4941 5907, and the password is 710175.
Gary Hollibaugh (University of Pittsburgh)
Rachel Potter (University of Virginia)
Fabian Neuner (Arizona State University)
Abby Fisher Williamson (Trinity College)