UPenn 2018

SPIRE Conference Schedule

Friday September 21, 2018

The Ronald Perlman Center for Political Science & Economics

University of Pennsylvania

133 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia PA

Room: The Forum on the 2nd Floor

Breakfast- 8:15-8:45am

8:45-9:20am- “The Political Effects of Language Corrections”, Yamil Velez (George Washington University)

9:20 – 9:55am- “Generation Justice: How Judges’ Immigration Experience Affects Rulings on State Immigration Laws”, Andrea Silva (University of North Texas) and Lee Walker (University of North Texas)

Break – 9:55-10:05am

10:05– 10:40am- “Mountaintop Removal: MLK, Trump and the Racial Mountain”, Melanye Price (Rutgers University)


10:40-11:15 am- “Cues that Matter: Information Messaging, Political Environments, and Puerto Rican Mobilization”, Andrew Proctor (Princeton University) and Tanika Raychaudhuri (Princeton University)

11:15-11:50 am- “Assessing the Link between Interactions with Punitive Political Institutions and Political Behavior”, Sergio Garcia-Rios (Cornell University), Nazita Lajevardi (Michigan State University), Kassra Oskooii (University of Delaware), and Hannah Walker (Rutgers University)

Lunch- 11:50am-12:45pm


12:45-1:15pm – Nadia Brown (Purdue University, PGI Editor)- Publishing in REP

Break- 1:15-1:20pm


1:20-1:45pm- “Payday Loans and Pawnshops: The Consequences of Fringe Economy Use for Political Engagement”, Patricia Posey (MIT)


1:45- 2:10pm- “Millennial Mobilization and Race in the 2016 Election”, Vladimir Medenica (University of Chicago)


2:10-2:35pm- Do Panethnic and National Identity Appeals Affect Latino and Asian American Political Behavior?”, Chinbo Chong (University of Pennsylvania)


Break- 2:35-2:45pm


2:45-3:10pm- “The Multiracial Candidate Dis(advantage)”, Danielle Lemi (Southern Methodist University)


3:10-3:35-pm-, “Intersectional Stereotyping in Political Campaigns”, Heather Hicks (University of Maryland)


4:35-5:00pm- “For Whom Does Democracy Work? Political Influence of the Black Lives Matter Movement”, Fernando Tormos-Aponte (University of Missouri-St.Louis)


Break 4:00-4:15pm


4:15-5:15pm- Panel & Discussion, “Navigating the Job Market at Various Stages of Your Career”


Reception at 5:30-6:30pm - Bernie’s (3432 Sansom St.)

Dinner at 6:30-8:30pm- Bernie’s (3432 Sansom St.)

Nightcap – 9:00pm- Daniel Gillion’s House