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Georgetown University American Government Seminar

Georgetown University American Government Seminar AGS will meet Fridays at 2:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted.) Discussions will follow presentations by guest speakers and GU professors and PhD students.

Operating as usual

11/19/2021

The American Government Seminar Series will be hosting today's session at 2:00 PM.

Julie Wronski, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Mississippi, will be presenting a talk entitled, "The 'Un-American' Citizen." She'll be discussing her ongoing book project.

Please join us via Zoom; RSVP using this form to receive the Zoom link:
https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLScJxYmunBH.../viewform...

You can see the full slate of AG Seminar speakers here:
https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/american.../...

The American Government Seminar Series is pleased to announce next week's session, scheduled for Friday, November 19, fr...
11/12/2021
American Government Seminar | Fridays at Georgetown University Department of Government

The American Government Seminar Series is pleased to announce next week's session, scheduled for Friday, November 19, from 2:00-3:30 PM EST, accessible by Zoom.

Julie Wronski, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Mississippi, will be presenting a talk titled, "The 'Un-American' Citizen." She'll be discussing her ongoing book project.

Please join us via Zoom; RSVP using this form to receive the Zoom link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJxYmunBHnu2EefcrVoCjHDcNSrGMkMDe0lBfckHATddJjbA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1Thh35pdMftVFmz2Ro9Y1VfpPo6EHID9QvD9UOKSEVvETRP4JvK0bdZ58

You can see the full slate of AG Seminar speakers here:

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/american-government-seminar/#_ga=2.24502143.47529796.1603064043-124506622.1591214133

2021-2022 American Government Seminar Series Schedule The American Government (AG) Seminar typically meets Fridays. We host presentations from outside speakers, as well as Georgetown faculty and PhD students. Schedule for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Semesters Thursday, September 23rd at 12:00 p.m....

Bethany Albertson interrogates how partisanship affects perceptions of and emotional reactions to threats to democracy.
10/30/2021

Bethany Albertson interrogates how partisanship affects perceptions of and emotional reactions to threats to democracy.

WE'RE BACK!The GU American Government Seminar is back in person (OK, Hybrid) for the first time in over a year, with a v...
10/15/2021

WE'RE BACK!

The GU American Government Seminar is back in person (OK, Hybrid) for the first time in over a year, with a visit from John Dearborn. Dearborn explains how the strategic preferences of political leaders shaped the nature and sequence of tax policy in the early 1900s.

Vincent Hutchings explains how Obama fought against conspiracy theories by minimizing his blackness among white voters.
01/17/2020

Vincent Hutchings explains how Obama fought against conspiracy theories by minimizing his blackness among white voters.

At the American Government seminar, David Barker shows how the prospect of losing power makes people less willing to com...
11/24/2019

At the American Government seminar, David Barker shows how the prospect of losing power makes people less willing to compromise.

At the Georgetown American Government Seminar, Niambi Carter explains how black voters think about immigration -- in the...
11/01/2019

At the Georgetown American Government Seminar, Niambi Carter explains how black voters think about immigration -- in the context of the larger structures shaped by white supremacy.

At the Georgetown Government Department American Government Seminar, Ken Meier discusses the ways that descriptive repre...
10/11/2019

At the Georgetown Government Department American Government Seminar, Ken Meier discusses the ways that descriptive representation works in areas outside of legislative setting. Students do better with descriptively representative teachers -- when the context is right.

At the GU American Government Seminar, Bob Lupton argues that the ideological value of egalitarianism seems to be the gl...
09/27/2019

At the GU American Government Seminar, Bob Lupton argues that the ideological value of egalitarianism seems to be the glue that holds together the Democratic coalition.

In the first GU American Government seminar of the academic year, Nazita Lajevardi traces negative media coverage of Mus...
09/14/2019

In the first GU American Government seminar of the academic year, Nazita Lajevardi traces negative media coverage of Muslims and Muslim Americans after 9/11, and uses experiments to show that these messages increase resentment toward Muslim Americans.

http://nazita.squarespace.com

04/26/2019

Kira Sanbonmatsu reports on how women in the House and Senate view their obstacles and opportunities.

Kira Sanbonmatsu reports on how women in the House and Senate view their obstacles and opportunities.
04/26/2019

Kira Sanbonmatsu reports on how women in the House and Senate view their obstacles and opportunities.

Alex Coppock says persuasion effects are small, positive and durable, for everyone.
04/12/2019

Alex Coppock says persuasion effects are small, positive and durable, for everyone.

Explaining a new project, Julia Azari describes how to understand party strength in terms of capacity, legitimacy and le...
03/22/2019

Explaining a new project, Julia Azari describes how to understand party strength in terms of capacity, legitimacy and leverage.

Keneshia Grant explains how the Great Migration helped drive partisan change in northern cities.
03/01/2019

Keneshia Grant explains how the Great Migration helped drive partisan change in northern cities.

Nicholas Valentino shows that those who perceive the parties as racially distinct are on the rise -- and this increases ...
02/08/2019

Nicholas Valentino shows that those who perceive the parties as racially distinct are on the rise -- and this increases negative partisan affect.

What kinds of candidates do black voters want? Julian Wamble shows that making sacrifices for the community makes black ...
01/18/2019

What kinds of candidates do black voters want? Julian Wamble shows that making sacrifices for the community makes black candidates -- and white candidates -- more trustworthy and genuine.

Jaime Settle explains how even non-political content conveys political information on Facebook at the Georgetown America...
01/11/2019

Jaime Settle explains how even non-political content conveys political information on Facebook at the Georgetown American Government Seminar.

Ethan Kaplan on "Restrictive Voting Laws, Voter Turnout and Partisan Vote Composition"
11/20/2015

Ethan Kaplan on "Restrictive Voting Laws, Voter Turnout and Partisan Vote Composition"

Ethan Kaplan on "Restrictive Voting Laws, Voter Turnout and Partisan Vote Composition"
11/20/2015

Ethan Kaplan on "Restrictive Voting Laws, Voter Turnout and Partisan Vote Composition"

Morris Fiorina on “Tenuous Majorities, Party Sorting, and the Contemporary American Electorate.”
11/13/2015

Morris Fiorina on “Tenuous Majorities, Party Sorting, and the Contemporary American Electorate.”

Interested in a political science Ph.D. in American Government at Georgetown University? Come learn more on Wednesday, N...
11/10/2015
Georgetown University Ph.D. in American Government Info Session

Interested in a political science Ph.D. in American Government at Georgetown University? Come learn more on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Interested in a Ph.D. in American Government? Join Professors Michael Bailey and Hans Noel of Georgetown University at 7pm on Wednesday November 18 in ICC 662. We’ll answer your questions, including: How do I create a strong application? How do I apply for a Fellowship? (A Georgetown Fellowship pro…

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11/07/2015

Photos from Georgetown University American Government Seminar's post

Shorter Kris Kanthak at the GU American Government Seminar: Men run if they think they are good enough. Women run if the...
10/30/2015

Shorter Kris Kanthak at the GU American Government Seminar: Men run if they think they are good enough. Women run if they think they are better than everyone else.

“Choosing the Leader: Explaining Leadership Races in the U.S. House of Representatives.”Matt Green, Catholic UniversityD...
10/16/2015

“Choosing the Leader: Explaining Leadership Races in the U.S. House of Representatives.”
Matt Green, Catholic University
Doug Harris, Loyola University Maryland

Danny Hayes
11/15/2013

Danny Hayes

“Cause or Effect? Turnout in Hispanic Majority-Minority Districts”
10/25/2013

“Cause or Effect? Turnout in Hispanic Majority-Minority Districts”

Live by History, Die by History: The Second Amendment, Heller, and Gun Policy
10/18/2013

Live by History, Die by History: The Second Amendment, Heller, and Gun Policy

Joe White
05/08/2013

Joe White

Brandice Canes-Wrone: Judicial Selection and Death Penalty Decisions
04/08/2013

Brandice Canes-Wrone: Judicial Selection and Death Penalty Decisions

Erika Franklin Fowler: “Old News? Why Measuring Real-World Exposure to Competitive Framing Matters”
03/02/2013

Erika Franklin Fowler: “Old News? Why Measuring Real-World Exposure to Competitive Framing Matters”

Seth Masket: Party Power and the Causal Effect of Endorsements
01/25/2013

Seth Masket: Party Power and the Causal Effect of Endorsements

12/05/2012

Please join us Friday at 2 p.m. in ICC 662 to hear Elliott Fulmer on "Early Voting and Turnout: A County-Level Analysis."

Antoine Banks at Georgetown University's American Government Seminar
11/19/2012

Antoine Banks at Georgetown University's American Government Seminar

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