Georgetown University American Government Seminar

Georgetown University American Government Seminar AGS will meet Fridays at 12:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted.) Discussions will follow presentations by guest speakers and GU professors and PhD students.

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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

Georgetown University American Government Seminar
04/26/2019

Georgetown University American Government Seminar

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

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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

Rocio Titiunik
10/25/2013

Rocio Titiunik

Robert Spitzer
10/18/2013

Robert Spitzer

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

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”

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

11/16/2012

Please join us tomorrow, Friday November 16th, at noon in ICC-662 to hear University of Maryland Professor Antoine Banks present his paper "The Public's Anger: White Racial Attitudes and Opinions Towards Health Care Reform."

Lunch will be provided

11/09/2012

Please join us tomorrow Friday November 9th at 2:00pm in the ICC-662 to hear Georgetown PhD student Mark Hines present research on a project entitled "Ideological Warriors or Constituent Servants: Understanding the Determinants of Senators' Engagement of Health Care Legislation from Medicare to Obamacare."

Snacks will be provided.

Please join us tomorrow, Friday November 2nd, at noon in the ICC-662 to hear Matt Yglesias, journalist at Slate Magazine...
11/01/2012
The Rent Is Too Damn High Available Today

Please join us tomorrow, Friday November 2nd, at noon in the ICC-662 to hear Matt Yglesias, journalist at Slate Magazine, speak at the American Government Seminar.

Lunch will be provided.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2012/03/06/the_rent_is_too_damn_high_available_today.html

You should buy my new e-book original (Amazon / iTunes / Barnes & Noble / Google / You Do Not Need A Kindle) The Rent Is Too Damn High and read it today. It's about the high cost of housing in America's coastal metropolises and downtowns everywhere, but more broadly...

10/26/2012

Please join us tomorrow, Friday October 26, at noon in the ICC-662 to hear Georgetown Professor Leticia Bode give a presentation entitled "Does More Klout Lead to Victory? Measuring Online Influence During the 2012 Election."

If you would like a copy of the paper for this talk please email [email protected]

Please feel free to bring your lunch to this event!

10/19/2012

Please join us tomorrow, Friday October 19th, at noon in the ICC-662 to hear Georgetown Professor Hans Noel give a presentation entitled "Toward a Networks Model of Political Parties."
If you would like a copy of the paper for this talk please email [email protected]

Feel free to bring your lunch to this event!

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