Comparative Politics Research Workshop


Jan Pierskalla

This workshop serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of research related to comparative politics. Past seminars have examined political identity, presidential power, voting rules, consolidation of party systems, economic sanctions, language politics, and ethnic mobilization. All methodologies, including case studies, statistics, formal theory, and interpretivist approaches are welcome. We encourage papers with a specific geographic focus, as well as broad cross-regional analyses. The mission of the workshop is to foster a vibrant intellectual exchange among comparativists, to bring students and faculty into contact with nationally recognized figures in the field of comparative politics, and to create a comfortable, professional environment for the development of faculty and graduate student research at all levels.

Spring 2023 Schedule

All talks will take place from 1:30-3:00pm in the Spencer Room (Derby Hall Room 2130)

Feb. 9: Marcus Kurtz

Feb. 23: Jack Fernandes

Mar. 9: Seamus Wagner

Mar. 23: Amanda Robinson

Mar. 30: Karis Neufeld

Apr. 6: Soh Hyeon Kim

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