UW 2017

SPIRE Conference Schedule

Friday March 3, 2017 University of Washington

Conference takes place in Petersen Room Rm 485, Allen Library

9:15-9:45am-   Continental breakfast 

9:45-10:30am-  Jennifer Garcia, “Black Legislative Strategies: The Persistence of Floor Advocacy” (Oberlin College)

10:30-11:15am-  Albert Fang, “ How Citizens Evaluate Tradeoffs between Descriptive and Partisan Representation ” (Yale University)

11:15-11:30am-   Break

11:30- 12:15pm– Debra Thompson, “The Puzzling Persistence of Racial Inequality in Canada” (Northwestern University)

12:15- 1:15pm- Lunch

1:15-2:00 pm- Emily Cochran Bech, “Political Group-Baiting and the Loss of Political Trust” (Aarhus University)

2:00-2:45 pm- Jamil Scott, “Understanding Candidate Supply: The Role of the Michigan Political Leadership Program in Michigan Politics” (Michigan State University)

2:45-3:00 pm- Break

3:00-3:45 pm- Nicole Yadon, “The Politics of Skin Color”, (University of Michigan)

3:45-5:00 pm- Roundtable- Future of REP and Public Intellectualism after the 2016 Election (Jason Casellas, Megan Ming Francis, and Christopher Parker)

5:30 pm-          Dinner (Location: Gowen Hall, Olson Room 1A)