Methodology Speaker Series

Academic Year 2014-2015

Nov 7, 2014: Dominik Hangartner (LSE) presenting "Does Naturalization Foster the Long-Term Political Integration of Immigrants?"

Academic Year 2013-2014

Sep 13, 2013: Devin Caughey (MIT) presenting "Congress, Public Opinion, and Representation in the One-Party South, 1930s-1960s"

Academic Year 2012-2013

Oct 5, 2012: Kevin Quinn presenting "Can Voter ID Laws Be Administered in a Race-Neutral Manner? Evidence from the City of Boston in 2008."

March 1, 2013: Michael Herron presenting "Court Precedents and Legislative District Compactness."

April 9, 2013: Luke Keele presenting "Stronger Instruments By Design"

Academic Year 2011-2012

Apr 5, 2012: Walter Mebane presenting "Second-digit Tests for Voters' Election Strategies and Election Fraud"

Academic Year 2010-2011

Jan 21, 2011: Kevin Clarke discussing "A Model Discipline Political Science and the Logic of Representations"
Note: We will be discussing Professor Clarke's paper as group. There will be no formal presentation by Professor Clarke.

Feb 18, 2011: Kathy Cramer Walsh presenting a talk on "A Geography of Power: Rural Perspectives of Political Inequality."

Academic Year 2009-2010

Oct 2009: Maggie Penn and John Patty "Structuring Chaos: A Social Choice Approach to Deliberative Policymaking"

Academic Year 2008-2009

March 2009: Paul Sniderman "The Downsian Paradigm: Party-centered vs. Candidate-centered Theories of Spatial Reasoning"

Academic Year 2007-2008

March 2008: Jeff Gill "Critical Differences in Bayesian and Non‐Bayesian Inference and Why the Former is Better"

March 2008: Henry Brady "The Collapse of the Soviet Union"

April 2008: Dennis Chong "The Value of Information and Endorsements"

The Methodology Speaker Series is supported by the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and organized by Wendy Tam Cho and Jake Bowers

The Methodology Speaker Series (co-organized with Wendy Tam Cho ).