Longhorn APSA 2018 Papers

Bethany Albertson: “Fragile Norms: Support for the Electoral Process, a Free Press and the Rule of Law”

Caitlin Andrews-Lee: “Revival, Not Routinization: The Politics of Charismatic Leader Succession”

Alec Arrelano: “Tocqueville and Pascal on Reason and Democratic Politics”

Katherine Bersch: “Bureaucrats as Experts: A Latent Variable Model of Bureaucrat Autonomy in Brazil”

Katherine Bersch: “Bureaucratic Autonomy in Brazilian Federal Agencies: Development and Decay”

Christine Bird: “Disability Rights Movements in the United States”

Steven Brooke: “The Politicization of Local Religious Infrastructures: Evidence from Egypt”

Jason Brownlee: “Smart People, Dumb War: America’s Intervention in Iraq”

Matt Buehler: “Pocketbook Prejudice? Xenophobia Towards African Migrants in the Middle East”

Alvaro Corral: “Latino Racial Group Consciousness and the Link to Political Participation”

Alison Craig: “Running from Washington: Policy Collaboration as Symbolic Representation”

Maraam Dwidar: “(Not So) Strange Bedfellows? Diversity in Lobbying Coalitions and Policy Success”

Justin Dyer: “The Political Theology of the American Founding”

Zach Elkins: Roundtable – “Perspectives on Language, Multilingualism, and Democracy”

Kyle Endres: “A Field Experiment on Virginia’s Photo Identification Requirements”

Derek Epp: “Driving While Black: A Hierarchical Bayesian Latent Threshold Model of Suspicion”

Connor Ewing: “The Judicial Construction of Federalism”

Rhonda Evans: “Case Salience of the High Court of Australia’s Agenda, 1995-2016”

Jasmine Farrier: “Federal Courts Will Not Save Congress from the President”

Mike Findley: “Experimental Evidence on Ethnic Identification and Ethnic Deception”

Mike Findley: “Territorial Control and Terrorism During Civil Wars”

Julie George: “The Role of Social Networks in Postcommunist Party Defections”

John Gerring and Brendan Apfeld: “Democracy: A Study in Long-Term Diffusion”

John Gerring: “Infrastructure Investments: A Regime Factor”

Kimberly Guiler: “From Prison to Parliament: Evidence from Turkey and Tunisia”

Danny Hayes: Roundtable – “How to Write About Your Research for the Monkey Cage”

Danny Hayes: “Bad News for Local News: Public Attitudes Toward Local Media in the Trump Era”

Ariel Helfer: “The Life and Death of Democracy in Plato’s ‘Republic’”

Patrick Hickey: “Ideological Extremity in Congress”

Calla Hummel: “Do Informal Workers Benefit from Mega-Events?”

Kyosuke Kikuta: “A New Geography of Civil War: Machine Learning Approach to Defining War Zones”

Kyosuke Kikuta: “The Electoral Consequences of Disaster Relief: Rain as an Instrument”

Kyosuke Kikuta and Mike Findley: “Conceptualizing and Measuring Territorial Control”

Hans-Inge Lango: “Conformity or Conflict: International Sources of Civil War Onset”

David Leal and Jeremy Teigen: “Veteran Electoral Engagement: The Roles of Generation, Race/Ethnicity and Gender”

Amy Liu: Roundtable – “Perspectives on Language, Multilingualism, and Democracy”

Xiaobo Lu: “The Sources of Property Tax Compliance and Political Attitudes”

Bob Luskin: “Reconsidering Political Knowledge and Misinformation”

Ernest McGowen: “The Effect of Suburban Residence on African American Political Behavior”

Pete Mohanty: Short Course – “Building Neural Networks in R for Political Research”

Shannon O’Brien: “Donald Trump and the Weaponization of Going Public”

Ami Pedahzur: “Reassessing the Qualitative Foundations of Quantitative Research: A Roadmap”

German Petersen: “A Shocks and Punctuation Model of Anti-Corruption Reform: Evidence from Mexico”

Annelise Russell: “Sit Still, Look Pretty? In Congress”

Laura Seay: Roundtable – “How to Write About Your Research for the Monkey Cage”

Zeynep Somer-Topcu: “Dynamic Responsiveness to Party Policy Rhetoric”

Zeynep Somer-Topcu and Daniel Weitzel: “Electoral Consequences of Valence Rhetoric in Europe”

Christian Sorace: Roundtable – “State-Society Relations in Changing China: Engaging New Works in the Field”

Bat Sparrow: “The ‘Third Founding’: White Hierarchy and the Origins of the United States”

Andy Stravers: “Installation Polarization”

Joe Tafoya: “Bridging Gaps in Participation: Risk Attitudes and Minority Voter Turnout”

Sean Theriault: Roundtable – “Congress and President Trump in an Age of Discontent”

Trey Thomas: “Mobilization of Disease: Patients, Advocacy, and American Health Policy”

Jeff Tulis: Author Meets Critics: “Legacies of Losing in American Politics”

Brian Wampler: Roundtable – “What is the Role of Participatory Institutions Within Representative Democracy?”

Catherine Weaver: “The Shadow of Bretton Woods;’ Future”

Rachel Wellhausen: “Judicial Economy and Selection Effects in International Investment Law”

Kurt Weyland: “Radical Counterrevolution: The Politics of Fascism”

Chris Wlezien: “Tracking and Evaluating Media Coverage of Public Policy”

Cathy Wu: “Strategic Ambiguity: Mobilizing Public Support in Crisis Bargaining”

Wenhui Yang: “Does Ethnic Autonomy Help Avoid a Resource Curse in China?”

Charles Zug: “Daniel Shays and the Question of Oligarchy at the American Founding”

Longhorn MPSA 2018 Papers

Christina Bambrick: “Bringing Equality to Civil Society: The Politics of Horizontal Effect in India and the United States”

Abe Barranca and Christine Bird: “Reading Between the Lines or Legitimacy through Language: Public Opinion and the Supreme Court”

Abe Barranca: “Freeing Speech from Hate: Do Restrictions on Illiberal Speech Indicate a Propensity Toward State Illiberality?”

Thomas Bell: “Treaties, Executive Agreements, and the Constitution’s Political Architecture”

Zach Bennett: “Rousseau’s Citizen”

Christine Bird: “Saving Sovereignty: Native American Lobbying Coalitions”

Ross Buchanan: “Policy Implementation Responsiveness to Public Participation in an Authoritarian Regime”

Alison Craig: “Lone Wolves and Team Players: Policy Collaboration Networks and Legislative Effectiveness in the House of Representatives”

Theodore Charm, Tse-min Lin, and Chun-ying Wu: “Symbolic, Pragmatic, and Irrational Politics in Taiwan”

Lindsay Dun: “Going Negative Online: The Political Impact of Campaign Attacks on Facebook”

Maraam Dwidar: “When the Lines Go Down: Agency Priorities Under Stopgap Budgeting”

Maraam Dwidar: “Interest Group Coalition Building, Diversity, and Policy Outcomes”

David Edwards: “New Technologies, New Social Movements, and New Challenges to Political Representation”

Rebecca Eissler: “A Juggler’s Choice: A Study of Presidential Trade-Offs on Policy Attention”

Derek Epp: “Policing the Powerless: How Black Political Power Reduces Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops Outcomes”

EJ Fagan: “Ideologues and Technocrats: Solution Selection and Congressional Problem Solving”

Megan Farrell and Iasmin Goes: “The Effect of Immigration Shocks on Trade Preferences: Evidence from the European Migration Crisis”

Rachel German: “Jack of All Trades, Master of None: How Jurisdictional Clarity Affects Committee Influence on Agency Behavior”

Joanne Ibarra: “The Substantive Nature of Latino Party Images”

Kyosuke Kikuta: “Does Electoral Participation Bring Peace? An Instrumental Variable Analysis Empowered by Near-far Matching”

Sarat Krishnan: “Causes and Consequences of Judicial Activism in India”

David Leal and Joe Tafoya: “Fatalism: Are there Political Implications for Latinos (and Others)?”

Tse-min Lin: “Spatial Econometrics and the Study of Regionalism: The Case of Korea”

Bob Luskin: “The Waters of Casablanca: Defining and Measuring Political Misinformation”

Bob Luskin and Daron Shaw: “Under-Forecasting the Republican Vote? A Tale of Campaign Spending and Partisan Homecoming across Two Eras”

Bob Luskin and Yul Min Park: “Misinformation about Misinformation? Of Headlines and Survey Design”

Eric McDaniel: “Christian Nationalism and Anti-Immigration Attitudes in the Trump Era”

Zach McGee: “The Influence of Ideological Factions on the Congressional Agenda”

Philip Moniz: “Political Knowledge and Competent Preference Formation”

Shannon Bow O’Brien: “Weaponizing Going Public: Donald Trump and Media”

German Petersen: “A Shocks and Punctuation Model of Anti-Corruption Reform: Evidence from Mexico”

Julie Phillips and Carolina Moehlecke: “Upheaval Effects: Foreign Direct Investment and Employment in Transition Economies”

Tasha Philpot and Daron Shaw: “The Effect of Co-ethnic Population Density on African American Political Behavior”

Brian Richter: “The Value of Political Geography”

Annelise Russell: “Tough Choices: Senators’ Legislative Activities in 140 Characters”

Annelise Russell: “Sit Still, Look Pretty?”

Brooke Shannon: “Keep Austin Diverse: How District Representation Affects the Agenda of City Council”

Brooke Shannon: “Reforming Local Institutions: Public Opinion and the Police”

Zeynep Somer-Topcu: “Go to the Voters or Wait for the Voters to Come to You? The Electoral Consequences of European Parties’ Perceived Left-Right Shifts”

Zeynep Somer-Topcu: “Dynamic Responsiveness to Party Policy Rhetoric”

Joe Tafoya: “Bridging Gaps in Participation: Risk Attitudes and Latino Voter Turnout”

Joe Tafoya: “Partisan Learning or Racial Learning: Opinion Change on Sanctuary City Policy Preferences in California and Texas”

Sean Theriault: “Problem Creators in Congress”

Christopher Wlezien: “Tracking the Coverage of Public Policy in Mass Media”

Wenhui Yang: “The Divergence of Informal Institutions in Rural China”

Charles Zug: “Demagoguery and the American Presidency: A Preliminary Investigation”

Longhorn APSA 2017 Papers

Bethany Albertson: “Conspiracies, Electoral Fraud, and Political Support”

Alison Craig: “The Secret of Senate Holds: Historical Analysis and Quantification of the Impact of Holds”

Derek Epp: “Defining and Assessing the Efficiency of State Governments”

Zach Elkins: “Strange Bedfellows: The Paradox of State Religion and Religious Freedom”

Michael Findley: “Awareness and Targeting of Development Aid Projects By Rebel Groups”

John Gerring: “Ideology and Context: Does Scale Matter?”

Ken Greene: “How Voters View Payoff: Vote-Buying Attempts in Turkey’s 2011 General Election”

Stephanie Holmsten and Rob Moser: “The Election of Ethnic Minorities to Non-Ethnic Parties”

Wendy Hunter: “Diffusion Dynamics and Design Diversity”

Gary Jacobsohn: Anchoring and Sailing: Contrasting Imperatives of Constitutional Revolution”

Stephen Jessee: “Constrained Constituencies: Individual- and Constituency-Level Public Opinion”

Jay Kao and Xiaobo Lü: “A Tale of Two Regimes? Taxation and Accountability in China and Taiwan”

Bob Luskin: “The Waters of Casablanca: Political Misinformation (and Knowledge and Ignorance)”

Raul Madrid: “The Perils of Personalism: Presidential Dominance and Democracy in Latin America”

Jereny Mendoza: “The Incremental Shift Toward Less Restrictive Felon Disenfranchisement Laws”

Annelise Russell: “Politics of Prioritization: Senators’ Attention Allocation on Twitter”

Zeynep Somer-Topcu: “Is Timing Everything? The Performance Effects of Party Leadership Changes”

Bat Sparrow: “Exiting Early America; Fleeing Servants, Poor Whites, and Squatters, 1700-1830”

Sean Theriault: “Problem Creators in Congress”

Rachel Wellhausen: “The Distributional Effects of Foreign Investment on Political Risk”

Christopher Wlezien: “Election Forecasting and Lead Time: A Global Perspective”

Longhorn MPSA 2017 Papers

Thursday, April 6

11:30 am

Charisma Survives: Voter Attachments to Charismatic Legacies in Argentina and Venezuela
Caitlin Andrews

3 pm

SAD!: The Electoral Consequences of Supporting Donald Trump
Patrick Hickey

How Deliberation Changes Policy Attitudes: Learning vs. Difference
Bob Luskin and Pete Mohanty

Athletic Democracy: Reconciling Deliberation and Participation
Lauren Ratliff Santoro

1:15 pm

Intergroup Relations Between Old and New Immigrant Groups: Turks and Syrians in Germany
Ayca Arkilic

Public Opinion, Elite Opinion, and Policy Outputs
Alex Branham

Diffusion and Difference: Factors Affecting Substantive Differences in State-to-State Data Breach Notification Laws
Rachel German

Contingent Liberals: The Effects of State Dependence and Income Inequality on Middle Class Support for Emancipative Values in China
Siyun Jiang

A ‘Foreign’ Policy? Are Models of Public Policy-making Relevant to the Undertsanding of the Foreign Policy Process?
Sarat Krishnan and Bryan Jones

The Divided Labor of Attack Advertising in Congressional Campaigns
Ken Miller

3 pm

Lawmaking and Agenda Setting in a Centralized Congress
Jonathan Lewallen

The Spatial Dynamics of Taiwan’s Electoral Landscape, 1996-2016
Tse-min Lin

4:45 pm

Policy Responsiveness in Authoritarian Regimes: The Case of Air Pollution in China
Ross Buchanan

Feeling Defensive: Identity and the Priming versus Rationalization Puzzle
Austin Hart

Multiple Religious Identities and the Implications for American Politics
David Leal, Alvaro Corral, and Joe Tafoya

Evaluating Declines in Clientelism with Natural Experiments
Ryan Lloyd

The Incremental Shift Toward Less Restrictive Felon Disenfranchisement Laws in the US
Jeremy Mendoza

Friday, April 7

8 am

What Hath Carl Schitt to do with Martin Luther King, Jr.? On the Relationship Between Emergency Powers and Civil Disobedience
Stephen Joyce

Affective Polarization and Age: Do Young People Like (the) Parties?
Kristin Kelly

9:45 am

Shifting Issues, Shifting Sides: A Study of Latino Partisanship
Hadill Calderon

“Dereification” and “Relective Practice” as the Keys to Better Political Theorizing-and Action
David Edwards

Philosophy in Plato’s “Letters: On the (Mis)Application of Platonic Philosophy”
Ariel Helfer

Nobility and the Limits of Political Enlightenment: On Plato’s Greater Hippias
Daniel O’Toole

Religious Extremism and Ethic Violence: Evidence from Xinjiang, China
Wenhui Yang

The Question of Barbarism in Thucydides
Charles Zug

11:30 am

Conspiracy Theories, Electoral Fraud and Political Support
Bethany Albertson and Kim Guiler

Reflecting the World: How Environmental Factors Shape the Presidential Agenda
Rebecca Eissler

The Tug of War: Presidential Media Agenda Setting in the First 100 Days
Rebecca Eissler and Annelise Russell

Does Clarity of Responsibility Drive Campaign Discourse?
Austin Hart

The Press vs. the Presidency: How – Precisely – Do They Differ?
Rod Hart

Keeping Your Friends Close: A Study of Punishment and Intra-party Insurgency
Zach McGee

Using it and Losing it: Opportunity Costs, Endogenously Shifting Power, and War
Henry Pascoe and Scott Wolford

1:15 pm

The Moral Basis of Presidential Foreign-Policy Decisions
Hillel Ofek

For God (and Country): Religious Freedom and US Grand Strategy
Luke Perez

The Politics of Prioritization: Party Influence on Senators’ Attention
Annelise Russell

The Dynamics of Presidential Election Polls in 2016
Chris Wlezien and George Morris

3 pm

Hearing Our Voices: The Presence of Minority Interest Groups in Congressional Hearings
Maraam Dwidar and Eric McDaniel

Problem Creators in Congress
Sean Theriault

Saturday, April 8

8 am

Interacting Interests: Exploring the Nature of Interest Group Coalition Building in the Regulatory State
Maraam Dwidar

Houses in Motion: Bicameralism and Bipartisan Coordination
Jonathan Lewallen

Xenophon’s Plan in Hellenica: Logic and Pedagogical Purpose
Charles Zug

9:45 am

Representation in a World of Inequality: After Occupy, Sanders, and New Social Movements
David Edwards

Power in Text: Delegation and Statutory Design in the Comparative Setting
Robert Shaffer

11:30 am

Reading Francis Fukuyama in the Wake of 9/11: The End of History vs. Islamist Fundamentalism
Giorgi Areshidze

The Moral Meaning of Machiavelli’s Arguments for Expansionism in the Discourses on Livy
Erik Dempsey

Campaigns, Racial Cues, and Candidate Credibility
Tasha Philpot

1:15 pm

Hidden Knowledge versus Veiled Ignorance: Is the Public Less or Even More Ignorant Than We Have Thought?
Bob Luskin

Just Like Old Times: Comparing Barack Obama and George W. Bush’s Speeches to their Predecessors
Shannon Bow O’Brien

Some Myths Die Hard: Turnout Doesn’t Explain Partisan Vote Variation
Daron Shaw

Opinion Responsiveness to Public Policy: An Analysis Across Countries, Domains and Groups
Chris Wlezien

3 pm

No Taxation Without Information on Representation: A Survey Experiment on Corporate Tax Compliance in China
Jay Kao

Cooperative Issue Agendas in Congressional Campaigns
Ken Miller

4:45 pm

When Political Parties Send Noisy Signals: Buying Votes in Indonesia Mayoral Elections
Joe Amick

Partisan Feedback
Alex Branham

The Effects of Second Language Proficiency on Public Attitudes: Evidence from the Chinese-Speaking World
Amy Liu

Information Prioritization in Energy Policy
JoBeth Shafran

Campaign Dynamics and Voter Perceptions: How do Election Campaigns Affect Voter Perceptions of Party Positions
Zeynep Somer-Topcu

The Greatest of All Plagues: Plato on Economic Inequality
David Williams

Government Policy Outputs and Party Images: Do Voters Respond?
Chris Wlezien

Sunday, April 9

11:30 am

The Party Agenda in the United States, 1948-2012: Do Party Platforms Set the Next Year’s Agenda?
EJ Fagan

Legislative Productivity and the Electoral Security of Lawmakers
Patrick Hickey

Longhorn 2016 APSA Papers

Wednesday, Aug. 31


Database and Website Development for Public Policy: The Comparative Policy Agendas Project
Bryan Jones


A Political Primer on the Periodic State Constitutional Convention Referendum
Sanford Levinson

Thursday, Sept. 1


Agenda Convergence in Congressional Campaigns
Danny Hayes

The Movement for Black Lives: Analysis, Vision, Strategy
Juliet Hooker

How does Property Tax Reform Affect Citizen-Government Relations in China?
Xiaobo Lu

The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt Issues
Rachel Wellhausen


Hamilton: The Musical
Sanford Levinson

Messy Data, Robust Inference? Assessing New Bayesian and Non-Parametric Techniques
Pete Mohanty and Robert Shaffer


State Interests and Ethnic Land Rights Enforcement in Latin America
Giorleny Altamirano Rayo

Assessing Climate Security Vulnerability in Asia
Joshua Busby

The “NIMBY” Effect and Support for International Legal Institutions
Terry Chapman

Fighting Over Membership: Party Competition and Citizenship Policy in Europe
John Graeber

Is the Federalist Relevant to 21st Century Concerns
Sanford Levinson


Presidents and Proliferation: Nuclear Foreign Policy and Executive Control
Sarat Krishnan

Sex, Bipartisanship, and Collaboration in the U.S. Congress
Sean Theriault

Friday, Sept. 2


The Effect of Co-Ethnic Churches on Latino and Asian American Political Attitudes
Alvaro Jose Corral

Keeping up with Georgians: Manipulation of Investment Competitiveness Indexes
Nate Jensen

How Deliberation Changes Policy Attitudes: Learning versus Diversity
Robert Luskin and Pete Mohanty

The Donor Scramble: Aid Transparency and the Power of Global Rankings
Catherine Weaver

Beyond Manifestos: How Voters infer Policy Positions based on Party Interactions
Chris Wlezien

International Negotiations and the Repression-Dissent Nexus
Scott Wolford

How Election Campaigns affect Voter Perceptions of Party Positions
Zeynep Somer-Topcu


Unintended Consequences: State Governance, Secessionist Movements, and Instability in Georgia and Moldova
Julie George

Facebook Subject Recruitment: Experimental Evidence from Turkey
Kimberly Guiler

An Alternative Method to Studying Terrorism
Ami Pedahzur

Covert Corporate Political Activity and Shareholder Value
Timothy Werner


What’s Cooking in Washington: Interest Group Lobbying Strategy and Food Policy
Clare Brock

Great Power War, Critical Junctures, and International Political Structure
Pat McDonald


How Vote Buying Affects Vote Choices
Kenneth Greene

Proportional Representation and the Election of Women and Ethnic Minorities
Stephanie Holmsten and Robert Moser

Race and Popular Sovereignty in the American Political Imaginary
Juliet Hooker

Saturday, Sept. 3


Rousseau on the Psychological Origins of Piety
Zachary Bennett

The Instrumental Uses of Norms in International Politics
Joshua Busby

How Can Scholars Cooperate to Develop and Enrich Concepts?
Zach Elkins

Using Auxiliary Information and Expert Knowledge
Stephen Jessee

Newspaper Endorsements and Election Outcomes: A State-Level Prediction Model
John McIver

The Constitution and Presidential Election 2016: Would a Dose of it Help?
Jeff Tulis

Election Forecasting and Lead Time: Too Far Out?
Chris Wlezeien

Learning Audience’s Resolve: Endogenous Publicity and Crisis Bargaining
Cathy Wu


Political Mobilization of Turkish Immigrant Organizations in Germany
Ayca Arkilic

Militarization and Democratic Oversight in Mexico and Colombia
Jacob Dizard

Democracy, Quality of Government, and Human Development
John Gerring

China in the US Defense Supply Chain: New Kinds of Dependence and Vulnerability?
Eugene Gholz

Campaign Effects in Latin America’s Democracies
Kenneth Greene

Political Voice and the People Who Use It
Roderick Hart

Naturalization as Mobilization: State Variations in Naturliazation Petitions
David Leal

Anti-Corruption Campaigns and Migrant Attitudes: Evidence from Romania
Amy Liu

Online versus Face-to-Face Deliberation
Robert Luskin

It’s in the Measure: How Policy Measures Affect State Immigrant Policy Research
Michael Rivera


Pandering Upward: Tax Incentives and Credit Claiming in Authoritarian Countries
Nate Jensen

Immigrant and Minority “Nones”: Politically Isolated or Engaged in Politics?
David Leal


Disobedient Markets: Street Vendors and State Intervention in Collective Action
Calla Hummel

Does the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Work? Foreign Investor Behavior in Vietnam
Nate Jensen

To Stay Neutral or Not When Teaching the 2016 Election: Ethical and Pedagogical Challenges
David Leal

Congressional Dysfunction and the Decline of Problem Solving
Jonathan Lewallen, Sean Theriault, and Bryan Jones

Beyond the Balance Sheet: An Organizational Justice Model of Regime Support
Matthew Rhodes-Purdy


Christian Identity in American Politics
Bethany Albertson

Governing with Courts: The Political Origins of Constitutional Justice
Dan Brinks and Abby Blass

Territorial Control and Violence Against Civilians
Michael Findley

Affective Polarization in Presidential Politics
Marc Hetherington

Supreme Court Roundtable
Sanford Levinson

Sunday, Sept. 4


Democratic Legitimacy and Partisans’ Perceptions of Each Other
John Bullock

Postal Services and Development: An Infrastructural Story
John Gerring


Modeling Spending Preferences and Public Policy
Alex Branham and Stephen Jessee

Brutal Externalities: How Repression Increases International Conflict
Calla Hummel

Constructing Refugees on the Campaign Trail
Rachel Navarre

A Roundtable About Policy Feedback, Path Dependency, and Political Behavior
Chris Wlezien

Longhorn 2016 MPSA Papers

Thursday, 9:45 am

David Edwards: “The Promise of Constructivism for Policy Study and Recommendation”

Jonathan Graeber: “Fighting Over Membership: Party Competition and the Choice of Citizenship Policy in Europe”

Thursday, 11:30 am

Jonathan Lewallen and Scott Moser: “Bidding for Attention: Effort, Efficiency, and Oversight in Legislative Committees”

Thursday, 1:15 pm

Kyle Endres: “Issue Based Appeals and the Demobilization of the Opposition Party”

Kyle Endres: “Cross-Pressure and Voting Behavior: Results from Randomized Survey and Field Experiments”

Daniel Franklin and David Prindle: “The Politics of Deception”

Friday, 1:15 pm

David Edwards: “Representation, Inequality, and New Social Movements”

Patrick Hickey: “Contested Primaries and Congressional Behavior”

Friday, 3 pm

John Bullock: Roundtable discussion of Arthur Lupia’s Uninformed: Why People Know So Little About Politics and What We Can Do About It

Saturday, 8 am

Ken Miller: “The Divided Labor of Attack Advertising in Congressional Campaigns”

Saturday, 11:30 am

Jonathan Graeber and Pete Mohanty: “Integration via Control: Immigrant Policy and State Structure in Europe”

Saturday, 1:15 pm

Alex Branham and Christopher Wlezien: “When do the Rich Win?”

Kyle Endres: “Risky Business: Does Corporate Political Giving Affect Consumer Behavior?”

Jonathan Lewallen and Scott Moser: “Agendas, Solutions, and Legislative Organization”

Saturday, 4:45 pm

Patrick Hickey: “Mass Polarization in the U.S.: Neither Myth nor Monster”

Sunday, 9:45 am

John Bullock: “Americans’ Knowledge of the U.S. Supreme Court”

Patrick Hickey: “The American President as an Information Shortcut”

Sunday, 11:30 am

Jonathan Lewallen: “Lawmaking and Agenda Setting in a Centralized Congress”

Longhorn 2015 APSA Papers

Thursday, 8am

Steven Brooke and Jason Brownlee. “Measuring Preference Falsification: Results from a List Experiment in Egypt”

Matt Buehler. “Do You Have “Connections” at the Courthouse? An Original Survey of Citizen Attitudes of Wasta and Judicial Decision-Making in Morocco”

Jonathan Lewallen. “Congressional Agenda Setting in a Centralized Era”

Nitya Rao. “Endorsements in the 2012 Republican Primaries: Testing the Impact of Elite Signaling”

David Williams. “Economic Inequality and Rousseau’s General Will”

Chris Wlezien. “From Polls to Votes to Seats: Forecasting the 2015 British General Election”

Thursday, 10:15am

Marc Hetherington. “The Polarization in Perceptions of Presidential Candidate Traits, 1980-2012”

Bob Luskin. “Deliberation, Homogenization, and Polarization”

Bat Sparrow. The Strategist: Author meets critics

Thursday, 2pm

Michael Rivera. “Cryptic Positives: Why Republican States Pass Pro-Immigrant Policies”

Robert Shaffer and Zach Elkins. “An Evaluation of Measures of Textual Similarity”

Thursday, 4:15pm

Terry Chapman, Rachel Wellhausen, and Riitta-Ilona Koivumaeki. “International Law and FDI: Can Compliance Bring Investment Back?”

Shannon Bow O’Brien. “Obama’s Rhetoric: Confronting Race in the Age of Post-racialism”

Bat Sparrow and Shannon Bow O’Brien. “Not “Born Free”: Class and Servitude at the Founding”

Friday, 7:30am

Eugene Gholz. “Measuring Key Concepts in Sanctions Research: China, Japan, and Rare-Earths”

Jonathan Lewallen. “Congressional Bureaucracy: What Leads Legislators to Seek Out Policy Analysis”

Chris Wlezien. “On the Sources of Public Responsiveness to Policy”

Friday, 9:30am

Dan Brinks and Abby Blass. “Judicial Autonomy, Authority: Theory & Measures in Comparative Judicial Politics”

Mike Findley. “Foreign Aid and the Intensity of Violent Armed Conflict”

Friday, 2:30pm

Abby Blass. “Weak Review, Strong Courts: Judicial Influence Reconsidered”

Kody Cooper. “Staunch Holism and the Declaration of Independence”

Juliet Hooker. “Racial (In)Justice from Ferguson to the Favelas”

Alan Kuperman. “LibyaĀs Disastrous Rebellion: Moral Hazard Redux?”

Kurt Weyland. “Facing Contentious Waves: The Threat Perceptions of Autocrats”

Friday, 4:30pm

Pat McDonald. “Complementary Commitment Problems, War, and International Political Structure”

Saturday, 8am

Clare Brock. “Differential Strategies: Lobbying in the Agriculture Subsystem”

Alvaro Corral, David Leal, and Joe Tafoya. “Emerging Dimensions of Latino Politics: The Case of Religion and the “Nones”

Riitta-Ilona Koivumaeki. “The Constraints of Radicalism: Politics of Expropriation in Latin America”

Annelise Russell.”Congressional Cues: Singaling Policy and Political Information in 140 Characters”

Saturday, 10:15am

Ayca Arkilic. “Diffusion, Policy & Impact: Including the Religious ‘Other’ in Turkey & Germany”

Ken Greene. “Why Vote Buying Fails: Campaign Effects, Brokers, and the Elusive Swing Voter”

Xiaobo Lu. “Elite Mobilization and Social Policymaking in Authoritarian Regime: Evidence from China’s National Assemblies (1983–2007)”

Matt Rhodes-Purdy. “Participatory Populism: Participatory Institutions in Bolivarian Venezuela”

Cathy Wu. “Promise and Preference: Leader and Domestic Audiences in Crisis Bargaining”

Saturday, 2pm

Jonathan Chausovsky. “”Free Incorporation and Political Processes in the New York State 1846 Convention”

Julie George and Jeremy Teigen. “Detecting Defections: The Causes of Party Breakdown in Georgia, 2003-2012”

Danny Hayes. “Perpetuating the Problem: How Bias Frames Affect Women’s Electoral Prospects”

Greg Michener. “Who’s Asking? The Politics of Transparency and Identity”

Pete Mohanty and Bob Luskin. “European v. National Identity at the Dawn of the Financial Crisis”

Jessica Price. “Pragmatic Protest: Clientelism and Strategic Demands by Ethnic Minorities”

Sean Theriault. “He’s a Warrior, She’s a Warrior: Gender and Legislative Style in the U.S. Senate”

Saturday, 4:15pm

Bethany Albertson. “Faith or Party: The Centrality of Religious Identity in American Politics”

Danny Hayes. “How the Media Distort Beliefs about the Causes of Women’s Under-representation”

Lorraine Pangle. “Aristotle and the Intellectual Virtues”

Thomas Pangle. “Xenophon on Heracles’ Choice Between the Life of Virtue and the Life of Vice”

Sean Theriault. “Polarization, Foreign Travel, and the Decline of Trust within Congress”

Sunday, 8am

Henry Pascoe. “Counterterrorism Aid Delegation and International Agreements”

Joe Tafoya. “DACA, De-Americanization, and the Stickiness of Identity”

Catherine Weaver and Mike Findley. “Development Aid Decision-Making with Geospatial Data: An Experimental Study”

Scott Wolford. “Intra-Elite Bargains and the Character of Democratic Foreign Policy”

Sunday, 10:15am

Bruce Buchanan. “An Expectations Theory of Presidential Assessment”

Kyle Endres and Kristin Kelly. “The Effects of Campaign Strategy on Marginalized Groups in the 2012 Election”

Stephen Jessee. “Issues in Bridging Ideology Estimation”

Longhorn 2015 MPSA Papers

Thursday, 9:45 am.

Bethany Albertson. “Out and Running?: The Electoral Consequences of Politicians’ Disclosure of LGBT Status.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Thomas Bell. “Taking a Break from Constitutional Authority?: Toward a Relational Understanding of the Recess Appointments Clause.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Ross Buchanan. “How and Why European Immigration Policies Change.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Connor Ewing. “Federalism, The Separation of Power(s), and the Puzzle of Constitutional Authority.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Rachel German. “Misinformation and Climate Change: The Relativity of Being Informed.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Xiaobo Lü. “Social Policymaking in Authoritarian Institutions: The Evolution of Delegates’ Behaviors’ in the National Assemblies, 1983-2007.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Pete Mohanty. “How has Europe Tightened Immigration Since the Eurocrisis?: A Comparative Analysis of Entry, Residency, and Nationality.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Maggie Moslander. “Constitutional Politics and the Federal Bureaucracy.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Christina Noriega. “Deconstructing Constitutional Legitimacy.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Robert Shaffer. “Constitutional Delegation and Political Conflict: Lessons on Institutional Design from Bureaucratic Politics.” Thursday, 9:45 am.

Thursday, 11:30 am.

Austin Hart. “Held to a Higher Standard?: The Prevalence of Policy and Performance Voting in Emerging Democracies.” Thursday, 11:30 am.

Ariel Helfer. “Nobility and Lawlessness: The Problematic Case of Alcibiades’ Political Ambition.” Thursday, 11:30 am.

Carly Herold. “Cicero’s New Virtue: Decorum as a Response to the Decline of Republican Politics and the Problem of Ambition.” Thursday, 11:30 am.

Anna Law. “The Alien and Sedition Laws of 1798 as a Window to 19th Century Immigration Federalism.” Saturday, 9:45 am.

Patti Maclachlan. “The Japanese Farm Vote in Flux: The Causes and Consequences of JA’s Declining Electoral Influence.” Thursday, 11:30 am.

Pete Mohanty and Bob Luskin. “Deliberating across National Boundaries: A Study of Two Pan-European Deliberative Polls.” Thursday, 11:30 am.

Laura Rabinowitz. “Plato and the virtue of Moderation.” Thursday, 11:30 am.

Brian Roberts and Timothy Werner. “Political Uncertainty and the Returns to Corporate Lobbying.” Thursday, 11:30 am.

Thursday, 1:15 pm.

Dan McCormack and Josh Blank. “An Experimental Evaluation of Leader and Experience as Costly Signal.” Thursday, 1:15 pm.

Tasha Philpot. “A New Face to the Race Card?: Race Cues and Attitudes toward Equality.” Thursday, 1:15 pm.

Thursday, 3pm.

Bethany Albertson, “Religious Identity and Religious Knowledge: The Case of the Disappearing Protestants.” Thursday, 3 pm.

Peter Harris. “Problems with Power-Transition Theory: Beyond the Vanishing Disparities in Power Thesis.” Thursday, 3 pm.

Tse-min Lin. “Comparing Two Dependent Proportions in Electoral Polls.” Thursday, 3 pm.

Devin Stauffer. “On ‘Classical Natural Right’ in Leo Strauss’s Natural Right and History.” Thursday, 3 pm.

Chris Wlezien. “Do Voters Update their Perceptions of Party Positions in Response to Voting Patterns in the European Parliament?” Thursday, 3pm.

Thursday, 4:45 pm.

Eric McDaniel. “Trust and Health: Institutional Trust and Attitudes towards Vaccination.” Thursday, 4:45 pm.

Allison White. “Voter Mobilization and Ethnic Minorities in Russia: An (Un)breakable Link?” Thursday, 4:45 pm.

Friday, 8 am.

Eric Svensen. “Something to Fight About: Government Spending and Party Polarization in Congress.” Friday, 8 am.

Sean Theriault. “Partisan Warriors: The Ugly Side of Party Polarization in Congress.” Friday, 8 am.

Friday, 9:45 am.

Bob Luskin. “Less (or Even More) Ignorant than We Have Thought?: Hidden Knowledge (versus Veiled Ignorance) in Conventional Measures of Political Knowledge.” Friday, 9:45 am.

Henry Pascoe. “Counter-Terrorism Aid Delegation and International Agreements.” Friday, 9:45 am.

Chris Wlezien. “Political Parties and the Evolution of Electoral Preferences,” Friday, 9:45 am.

Friday, 11:30 am.

Robert Shaffer, Trey Thomas, Michelle Whyman, JoBeth Shafran, and Bryan Jones. “Attribute Uncertainty and the U.S. Financial Crisis.” Friday, 11:30 am.

Friday, 1:15 pm.

Kyosuke Kikuta. “When Does a Natural Disaster Become Endogenous?: The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, Housing Reconstruction, and Violence in Sri Lanka.” Friday, 1:15 pm.

Jonathan Lewallen. “Congressional Committees and a Crowded Agenda.” Friday, 1:15 pm.

Friday, 3 pm.

Kristie Kelley and Kyle Endres. “Contract and Outreach: The Effects of Campaign Strategy on Marginalized Groups in the 2012 Election.” Friday, 3 pm.

Friday, 4:45 pm.

Alec Arellano.” Locke and Plato’s Eleatic Stranger on the Origins and Limits of Law.” Friday, 4:45 pm.

David Leal and Jeremy Teigen. “Military Veterans and the Vote: The Implications of Changing American Demography.” Friday, 4:45 pm.

Josiah Marineau. “The Effects of Subnational Aid on Tax Compliance: A Comparison of Uganda and Malawi.” Friday, 4:45 pm.

Nicholas Duggan. “On Socrates’s Method of Pursuing Knowledge: How Socratic Philosophy Can Provide a Model for a Scientific Political Theory.” Friday, 4:45 pm.

Saturday, 8 am.

Ayca Arkilic. “Integrating the Religious ‘Other’: The Political Inclusion of the Alevi Community in Turkey and in Germany.” Saturday, 8 am.

Clare Brock. “Legislators, Lobbyists, and Bureaucrats: The Sequential and Strategic Nature of Lobbying.” Saturday, 8 am.

Jonathan Lewallen, Sean Theriault, and Bryan Jones. “Congressional Dysfunction and the Decline of Problem Solving.” Saturday, 8 am.

Dan McCormack and Steven Brooke. “Enriching Friends and Impoverishing Enemies: An Empirical Test of Politicized Budgeting.” Saturday, 8 am.

Saturday, 9:45 am, Undergraduate Posters.

Olivia Arena (undergraduate). “Urbanization and Infrastructure: How Urban Population Change Affects Infrastructure Spending in Developing Countries.” Saturday, 9:45 am.

Daniel Chapman (undergraduate). “Constituency Development Fund, or Campaign Development Fund?: A Look at the 2007 Kenyan Parliamentary Election.” Saturday, 9:45 am.

Louchin Chi (undergraduate). “The Effects of Budget Support on Recipient Governments’ National Budgets and Development Goals.” Saturday, 9:45 am.

Caroline Thomas (undergraduate). “Chinese Finance in Africa: The Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Development Aid in sub-Saharan Africa.” Saturday, 9:45 am.

Raymond Weyandt (undergraduate). “Dollars for Dissent: Foreign Aid and Nonviolent Conflict in Aid Recipient Countries.” Saturday, 9:45 am.

Saturday, 11:30 am.

Brian Brox. “Who’s The Messenger: The Impact of News Sources on Political Information Across Generations.” Saturday, 11:30 am.

Amy Liu. “When Migrants Favor Host Nationals over Coethnics: The Effects of Familial Networks.” Saturday, 11:30 am.

Bob Luskin and Pete Mohanty. “How Deliberation Changes Policy Attitudes: Learning versus Diversity.” Saturday, 11:30 am.

Trey Thomas. “Cashing In: The Value of Government Service for Revolving Door Lobbyists.” Saturday, 11:30 am.

Saturday, 1:15 pm.

Allison White. “From Party System Weakness to Dominance: The Case of United Russia.” Saturday, 1:15 pm.

Saturday, 3 pm.

Steven Brooke. “Mr. Morsi’s Machine: Social Service Provision and Islamist Mobilization in Egypt’s 2012 Presidential Election.” Saturday, 3 pm.

Austin Hart. “Access to Water Improves Girls’ Educational Attainment: Evidence from Tanzania.” Saturday, 3 pm.

Saturday, 4:45 pm.

Daniel McCormack and Henry Pascoe. “Sanctions, Arms Races, and Power Asymmetry.” Saturday, 4:45 pm.

David Williams. Roundtable on Ruth Groff’s Ontology Revisited: Metaphysics in Social and Political Philosophy. Saturday, 4:45 pm.

Sunday, 8 am.

Ilana Lifshitz. “The Impact of Social Groups on Socioeconomic Legal Change: The Case Study of South African Health and Housing Litigation.” Sunday, 8 am.

Sunday, 9:45 am.

Daniel Franklin. “What do Conservatives (and Liberals) Want?: Presidential Rankings as a Reflection of Contemporary Ideological Bias.” Sunday, 9:45 am.

Daron Shaw and Jeremy Teigen. “Role of Place in Suburban vs. Urban Voting: How Residential Density Patterns Shape Voting and Party Registration.” Sunday, 9:45 am.

Sunday, 11:30 am.

Alex Branham. “Partisan Feedback and the Opinion-Policy Loop.” Sunday, 11:30 am.

David Edwards. “Creating Policy-Relevant Interpretive Theory.” Sunday, 11:30 am.

Nadine Gibson. “The Reality of Restrictive Contribution Laws: A Look at State Bribery Arrest Counts.” Sunday, 11:30 am.

Longhorn 2014 APSA Papers

Bethany Albertson, “Anxiety and Trust when the Issues are Partisan” (with Shana Gadarian).

Huseyin Alptekin, “Social Movements on the Rise: An Analysis of the Taksim Gezi Parki Protest in Turkey.”

Brian Arbour, “The Rise of the Appalachian Republicans: Party Realignment and Unhyphenated Americans.”

Katherine Bersch, “The Politics of Partisanship in the Brazilian Civil Service” (with Sérgio Praça, and Matthew M. Taylor).

Abby Blass, “Weak Review, Strong Courts: Judicial Institutions and Influence in the US, France, and UK.”

Dan Brinks, “Beyond the Façade: Institutional Engineering and Potemkin Courts in Latin America, 1975-2009.”

Clare Brock, “Lobbyists and Legislators: Bribery or Best Friends?”

Steven Brooke, “Clients of Islam: When Religious Work Shapes Political Behavior.”

Jason Brownlee, “The Limits of US Intervention in Libya, Syria, and Iraq.”

Bruce Buchanan, “Citizen Oversight of Presidential Performance.”

Matt Buehler, “Co-optable Coalitions? The Success and Failure of Left-Islamist Alliances in Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania.”

Kody Cooper, “Daddy Issues: Locke on Paternity Natural, Artificial, and Divine.”

Zach Elkins, “Experimental Test of the Micro-foundations of Policy Diffusion.”

Laura Field, “Blind Injustice: Anonymity and Accountability in Modern Democracies” (with Richard Boyd).

Michael Findley, “Electing to Develop: A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Endorsements of Aid Promoting Public Gods in 90 Countries.”

Michael Findley, “The Hollywood Effect: How Dramatic Depictions of Torture Affect Support or Opposition” (with Erin Kearns).

Peter Harris, “Global Gatekeepers: How Great Powers Respond to Rising States.”

Danny Hayes, “How Uncompetitive Elections and Media Consolidation Impoverish the News and Imperil Democracy” (with Jennifer Lawless).

Carly Herold, “Virtue, Irrationality, and the Foundation of a Republican Regime.”

Stephanie Holmsten, “Political Parties and the Election of Ethnic Minorities” (with Melanie Hughes).

Wendy Hunter, “From the Estado Novo to Brazil in a Global Era: Changing Directions in Brazilian Social Policy.”

Sharon Jarvis, “Gate-keeping vs. News-seeking: The Partisan Nature of Front Page vs. Online News.”

Riitta-Ilona Koivumaeki, “Rationalizing Not Nationalizing: The Politics of Expropriation in Latin America 1985-2012.”

Dana El Kurd, “Public Expression in Saudi Arabia: A Survey Experiment” (with Sean Ingham and Ines Levin).

Anna Law, “Relegated to the Margins: Federal Immigration Policy in the 19th Century”

David Leal and Joanne Ibarra, “How Latinos Became … ? Exploring the Future of Latino Racial-Ethnic Identification.”

Jonathan Lewallen, “The Role of Committees in a Party-Driven Congress.”

Jonathan Lewallen, Sean Theriault, and Bryan Jones titled, “Congressional Dysfunction and the Decline of Problem Solving.”

Amy Liu, “Public Attitudes toward Chinese Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe.”

Xiaobo Lü, “Does Performance Matter? Evaluating the Institution of Political Selection along the Chinese Administrative Ladder” (with Pierre Landry and Haiyan Duan).

Xiaobo Lü, “Social Policymaking in Authoritarian Institutions: The Evolution of Delegates’ Behaviors in the National Assemblies (1983 – 2007)” (with Mingxing Liu).

Raúl Madrid, Regina Goodnow, and Robert Moser, “Ethnicity and Gender Representation in New Democracies.”

John P. McIver, “A Culture of Violence? Newspaper commentary on the politics of guns & violence.”

Pete Mohanty, “Beyond Symbolism vs. Realism: the Composition of Public Opposition to Immigration.”

Ashley Moran, “Constitutionalism in New Democracies: The Case of the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq.”

Robert Moser, “Less is Not More: The Insufficiency of Current Data for Understanding the Relationship between Social Diversity and Party System Development” (with Heather Stoll and Ethan Scheiner).

Rachel Navarre, “The Politics of Immigration Amnesty.”

Shannon Bow O’Brien, “Talking Through Your Issues: Comparing Social Security Reform and Health Care Reform in the Bush and Obama Administrations.”

Jessica Price, “Demanding Rights: How Strategy Rather than Identity Motivates Rights-based Protest by Ethnic Minorities.”

Matthew Rhodes-Purdy, “Latent Condition Qualitative Comparative Analysis: A Mixed Method for Qualitative Analysis” (with Fernando Rosenblatt).

Brian Richter, “Firms’ Lobfying Eforts when Earmarking is Limited” (with Jeffrey Timmons).

Christian Sorace, “Great Leap Forward Reconstruction: China’s Ambitious Urbanization Plan for Post-Earthquake Dujiangyan.”

Natasha Borges Sugiyama, “Institutional Effects of Social Policy Reform: Lessons from Brazil.”

Mine Tafolar, “The Case of Conditional Cash Transfers in Turkey.”

Sean Theriault, “Partisan Warriors: The Ugly Side of Party Polarization in Congress.”

Rachel Wellhausen, “Revenue Cushions: Delayed FDI Entry Forestalls Expropriation.”

Rachel Wellhausen, “Modern Day Merchant Guilds: Supply Chain Complexity and Informal Property Rights Enforcement” (with Leslie Johns).

Timothy Werner, “Blacklisted Benefactors: The Political Contestation of Nonmarket Strategy” (with Mary-Hunter McDonell”.

Allison White, “Electoral Fraud or Electoral Geography? Explaining Dominant Party Strength and Opposition Party Weakness in Russia.”

David Williams, “The Substantive Elements of Rousseau’s General Will.”

Christopher Wlezien, “Political Institutions and Opinion-Policy Links: Preliminary Evidence from the CSES” (with Stuart Soroka).

Christopher Wlezien, “Forecasting House Seats from Generic Congressional Polls: The 2014 Midterm Election” (with Joseph Bafumi and Robert Erikson).

Scott Wolford, “The Survival and Breakdown of Victorious Coalitions.”

Scott Wolford, “Warant Enforcement and the Eficacy of International Criminal Tribunals” (with Emily Ritter).

Michelle Whyman and Trey Thomas, “Attribute Uncertainty and the U.S. Financial Crisis.”

Mine Tafolar Conference Presentations

Mine Tafolar has presented at several recent conferences:

“Transformation in Turkey’s Immature Social Assistance System,” presented at Young Scholars on Turkey (YSOT) conference, National Press Club, February 12, 2014.

“An Analysis of Asignación Universal por Hijo: A Critical Rupture in Argentina,” presented at ILASSA Annual Student Conference on Latin America, University of Texas at Austin, February 28, 2014.

“Social Goods Provisioning in a Low-Income Neighborhood: A Tale of Bağcılar,” presented through Skype at Local Elections and Clientelism in Turkey, Istanbul Policy Center, March 14, 2014.

Longhorn 2014 Midwest Papers

Bethany Albertson: “Religious Identity and Political Choices.” Thurs., 10:25 am.

Neal Allen: “Successfully Navigating the Politics of Race in the 1950s and 1960s: Future Congressional Leaders and Civil Rights Legislation.” Thurs., 8:30 am.

Neal Allen: “Future Congressional Leaders and the Politics of Race: Bob Dole, Jim Wright, Carl Albert and Civil Rights Legislation 1964-68.” Thurs., 2:40 pm.

Caitlin Andrews: “Does Ideology Matter? The Structure and Impact of Ideology on Argentina’s Peronist Divide.” Sat., 4:35 pm.

Brian Arbour and Mark McKenzie: “Polarizing Attacks or Sleepy Affairs? Campaign Messaging in the State Supreme Court and Trial Court Campaigns in 2012 and 2013.” Sun., 8:30 am.

Ayca Arkilic: “The Limits of Diaspora Politics: Examining Turkish Migrant Organizations’ Perceptions of the Turkish State in Europe.” Thurs., 12:45 pm.

Manuel Balan: “Loaded Images: A Comparative Look at Media Bias and Polarization in Latin America through the Analysis of Images.” Sat., 4:35 pm.

Clare Brock: “Lobbyists and Legislators: Bribery or Best Friends?” Sat., 8:30 am.

Rebecca Eissler: “Raising the Issue: an Analysis of Agenda-Setting Influence Between the President and Congress on Social Security.” Sat., 4:35 pm.

Kyle Endres: “Persuadable Voters in the 2012 Election.” Sun., 10:25 am.

Mike Findley: “Economic or Political Competition for Investment?” Fri., 2:40 pm.

Mike Findley (Media and Politics Poster with undergraduates Caroline Thomas and Raymond Weyandt): “Global Media Bias in Depictions of Poverty and Underdevelopment.” Sat., 12:45 pm.

Ken Greene: “Using Responses from List Experiments as Explanatory Variables in Regression Models.” Thurs., 2:40 pm.

Austin Hart: “Who Cares about Policy? The Effect of Candidate Position-Taking in New Democracies.” Fri., 12:45 pm.

Danny Hayes: “How Uncompetitive Elections and Media Consolidation Impoverish the News and Imperil Democracy.” Thurs., 10:25 am.

Danny Hayes: “Roundtable: Present or Absent? (Re-)Evaluating the Role of Gender Stereotyping in Contemporary U.S. Campaigns and Elections.” Sat., 10:25 am.

Danny Hayes: “(De)Mobilizing Winners and Losers? Major Policy Enactments and Political Participation.” Sat., 12:45 pm.

Alex Hudson: “The Hourglass Revisited: The Dimensions of Public Participation in Constitutional Drafting.” Sat., 4:35 pm.

Riitta-Ilona Koivumaeki: “Evading the Constraints of Globalization: Oil & Gas Nationalization in Bolivia and Venezuela.” Fri., 12:45 pm.

David Leal: “Roundtable: Balancing Teaching and Research.” Thurs., 2:40 pm.

David Leal and Eric McDaniel: “Latinos, Religion, and Partisanship: How Denomination and Belief Shape Assessments of the Parties, Candidates, and Elected Officials.” Fri., 2:40 pm.

Jonathan Lewallen: “”Committee Competition for Agenda Space.” Fri., 4:35 pm.

Jonathan Lewallen, Sean Theriault, and Bryan Jones: “Congressional Dysfunction: An Information Processing Perspective.” Sat., 8:30 am.

Tse-min Lin: “Event Count Analysis vs. Item Response Theory: A Comparative Investigation.” Thurs., 2:40 pm.

Ryan Lloyd: “Clientelist and Programmatic Voting in Brazil.” Fri., 12:45 pm.

Bob Luskin: “Deliberation and Learning: Evidence from Deliberative Polls.” Fri., 10:25 am.

Bob Luskin and Pete Mohanty: “Deliberating across National Boundaries: A Study of Two Pan-European Deliberative Polls.” Thurs., 2:40 pm.

Raul Madrid and Matthew Rhodes-Purdy: “Ethnicity, Populism, and Democratic Satisfaction in Latin America.” Thurs., 10:25 am.

Lawrence Mayer: “Individual Determinants of the Politics of Identity in Advanced Western Democracies.” Sat., 2:30 pm.

Dan McCormack: “A Bargain at Twice the Price: Differential Costs of Bargaining and Foreign-Imposed Regime Change.” Thurs., 8:30 am.

Eric McDaniel, Rebecca Eissler, and Annelise Russell: “Minority Representation and Minority Health.” Sat., 2:40 pm.

Ken Miller: “Horserace Coverage and Selective Exposure.” Fri., 10:25 am.

Pete Mohanty: “How Does the Rate of Change Affect Attitudes About Immigration?” Thurs., 12:45 pm.

Scott Moser: “Reconsidered collective choice.” Thurs., 10:25 am.

Scott Moser: “Modeling preferences using legislative voting in the presence of missing data.” Thurs., 4:35 pm.

Rob Moser and Allison White: “Voter Turnout in Russia: A Tale of Three Elections.” Thurs., 4:35 pm.

Henry Pascoe and Dan McCormack: “Sanctions and Preventive War.” Sat., 8:30 am.

Daron Shaw: “What’s (Mostly) Right about American Elections: Results from a National Survey of Local Election Administrators.” Fri., 8:30 am.

Daron Shaw and Josh Blank: “How Does Scientific Research Influence Americans’ Issue Opinions?” Sun., 8:30 am.

Daron Shaw, Brian Roberts, Taofang Huang, and Mijeong Baek: “Does Information about Candidate Contributions Influence Vote Choice?” Thurs., 10:25 am.

Mine Tafolar: “Political Parties as Problem Solving Networks in Turkey.” Thurs., 12:45 pm.

Mine Tafolar: “Making the State Pay: The Family Insurance Program and Turkey’s Republican People’s Party.” Sun., 10:25 am.

Sean Theriault: “Partisan Warriors: The Ugly Side of Party Polarization in Congress.” Fri., 8:30 am.

Trey Thomas: “Agenda Contagion in the Policy Process: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations.” Sat., 4:35 pm.

Rachel Wellhausen: “Modern Day Merchant Guilds: Supply Chain Complexity and Informal Property Rights Enforcement.” Thurs., 12:45 pm.

Rachel Wellhausen: “Anticipating Settlement: Foreign Firms and Territorial Disputes.” Thurs., 2:40 pm.

Michelle Whyman: “The End of Law in an Age of Omnibus Legislation.” Sat., 2:40 pm.

David Williams: “Spinoza’s Republic of Love.” Sat., 10:25 am.

Chris Wlezien: “Public Opinion and Policy Representation: On Conceptualization, Measurement, and Interpretation.” Thurs., 2:40 pm.

Chris Wlezien: “Roundtable: The Future of U.S. Presidential Election Forecasting.” Fri., 8:30 am.

Chris Wlezien: “The Timeline of Elections in Comparative Perspective.” Fri., 12:45 pm.

Scott Wolford: “The Distribution of Capabilities, War Onset, and War Expansion.” Thurs., 8:30 am.

Scott Wolford: “Credibility, Deterrence, and Conflict Expansion.” Thurs., 8:30 am.

Xuanxuan Wu: “Revisionist Ally in Crisis Bargaining: To Support or Not to Support.” Thurs., 8:30 am.

Longhorn 2013 APSA Papers

Katherine Bersch: “State Capacity, Bureaucratic Politicization, and Governance Outcomes,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Abby Blass and Sean Theriault: “Polarizing Picks: the Conditional Effect of Partisan Fragmentation on Judicial Appointments,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Janet Box-Steffensmeier: “Cue-Taking in Congress: Interest Group Signals from Dear Colleague Letters,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Steven Brooke and Jason Brownlee: “Clients and Critics of the Muslim Brotherhood: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Egypt,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Matt Buehler: “Wither the Arab Spring’s ‘Monarchial Exception’? Continuity from Co-optation in Morocco and Mauritania,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 4:15 to 6:00 PM

Terry Chapman, Pat McDonald, and Scott Moser: “Globalization, Domestic Stakeholders in International Order, and Armed Peace,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

David Crow: “Popular Perceptions of Human Rights Issues & Organizations,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Zach Elkins: “Radial Taxonomy in Practice,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Zach Elkins: “An Evaluation of Competing Historical Approaches to the Evolution of Rights,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Zach Elkins: “The Origins and Spread of Constitutional Rights,” Sunday, Sep 1, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

James Endersby: “Political Consequences of Provincial Electoral Systems,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Michael Findley: “Elite and Mass Perceptions of Foreign Aid in Recipient Countries: A Field Experiment in Uganda,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Michael Findley: Roundtable on Ethics in Comparative Politics Experiments, Thursday, Aug 29, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Terri Givens: Professional Development Roundtable: Preparing for Tenure: Making the Most of the Tenure Clock, Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 12:15 PM-1:45 PM

Terri Givens: “Legislating Equality: The Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Ken Greene: “Campaign Effects since Mexico’s Democratization,” Thursday, Aug 29, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Ken Greene: “The Political Economy of Competitive Authoritarianism,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Ben Gregg: “Human Rights Patriotism,” Thursday, Aug 29, 2-4 pm

Ben Gregg: Author-Meets-Critics Roundtable on Gregg, Human Rights as Social Construction, Saturday, Aug 31, 2-4 pm

Rod Hart: “Walking the Partisan Line: Mitt Romney in the 2012 Campaign,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Marc Hetherington: “Political Trust and Public Support for Economic Stimulus,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Juliet Hooker: “Slavery, Gender, Racial Mixing and the Meaning of Black Liberation,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Juliet Hooker: Roundtable: Diversity in Political Science, Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Stephen Jessee: “Estimating Ideological Shifts Among Voters Between the 2008 and 2012 Elections,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Bryan Jones: “The Dynamics of Agenda Expansion and Contraction in the US,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Anna Law: “Antebellum Federalism and the Myth of the Weak State,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Anna Law: “States Running Immigration Policy–Immigration Federalism in the Antebellum Period,” Aug 29, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Pat McDonald: “Toward a Bargaining Framework of International Politics,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

John McIver: “Predicting Candidate Endorsements: The politics of America’s newspapers,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Seth McKee: “Evolution of an Issue: Voter ID Laws in the American States,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Nicole Mellow and Jeff Tulis: American Political Thought and American Political Development: A Neglected Relationship? Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Rob Moser: APSA Presidential Task Force. From Science to Engineering: Political Scientists, Electoral Systems, and Democratic Governance, Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Rob Moser and Allison White: “The Expansion of Electoral Fraud in Russia: Comparing Electoral Manipulation in the 1990s and 2000s,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Curt Nichols: “Bending the Curve of History: Presidential Leadership and the Opening of the Opportunity to Reorder Politics,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Tom Pangle: The Political Thought of Catherine and Michael Zuckert, Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Clarisa Perez-Armendariz: “Diaspora Bonds: Explaining their Mixed Record,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Jessica Price: “When Radicalism Does Not Equal Ethnonationalism: Why Some Ethnic Minority Movements Are Ethnonatinoalists While Others Are Not,” Sunday, Sep 1, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Katie Putnam: “”Campaigns, Issue Voting and Crime in Developing Democracies: Evidence from Mexico’s Recent Elections,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Laura Seay: “Saving Congo? Conflict Minerals & Advocate-Driven U.S. Policy in the DR Congo,” Thursday, Aug 29, 8 AM

Christian Sorace: “Rebuilding Party Rule: The Limits of China’s Post Sichuan-Earthquake Development Strategy,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 8:00 AM–9:45 AM

Bat Sparrow: “Forgotten Whites: Indentured Servants, Imported Convicts, and the Founding of the United States,” Thursday, Aug 29, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Natasha Borges Sugiyama: “Reconcentration of federal power in a decentralized system: social policy in Brazil,” Sunday, Sep 1, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Kathleen Sullivan: “Family Matters as Public Work: Reformers’ Dreams for the Progressive Era Juvenile Court,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Terry Sullivan: “A THEORY OF DERIVATIVE AUTHORITY IN THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY: The Impact of WHO Growth & Hierarchy,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Frank Thames: “Party System Institutionalization and Cohesion in Post-Communist Legislatures,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Sean Theriault: “The Gingrich Senators, the Tea Party Senators, and Their Effect on the U.S. Senate,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Herschel (Trey) Thomas: “Mapping the Structure of Washington Lobbying Networks Using LDA Reports,” Saturday, Aug 31, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Mathieu Turgeon: “Economic Voting in the 2012 French Presidential Election: Valence, Position, Patrimony,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Yuval Weber: “Petropolitics and Foreign Policy: Fiscal and Institutional Origins and Patterns of Soviet Foreign Policy, 1964-1991,” Sunday, Sep 1, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Rachel Wellhausen: “Bondholders v. Direct Investors? Competing Responses to Expropriation,” Friday, Aug 30, 2013, 2:00 PM-3:45 PM

Chris Wlezien: “Measuring and Modeling Public Preferences for Policy,” Thursday, Aug 29, 2013, 4:15 PM-6:00 PM

Kristin Wylie: “‘Voter Hostility, the Male Conspiracy, or Electoral Institutions?’ Explaining Women’s Underrepresentation in Brazil’s Preferential List Elections,” Thursday, Aug 29, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

Graduate Student Papers at 2013 MPSA

William Blake: “Summer Doldrums: Seasonal Variation in Success of Supreme Court Certiorari Petitions.” April 12, 2:40 pm.

William Blake: “Does Money Buy Justice?: Campaign Contributions in State Supreme Court Elections.” April 12, 4:35 pm.

Clare Brock: “Bad to the Bone: Rock and Roll and Politicians.” April 13, 2:40 pm.

Danilo Antonio Contreras: “Latent Cleavages in Stratified Societies: Race and Candidate Evaluation in The Dominican Republic.” April 13, 12:45 pm.

Rodolfo Disi Pavlic: “”Uncommitted Hegemons, Discordant States, and the Inconsistent Role of the Organization of American States in Defending Democracy in Latin America.” April 12, 12:45 pm.

Peter Harris (with Peter Trubowitz): “When States Appease: A Comparative Analysis of British and American Appeasement in the 1930s.” April 13, 10:25 am.

Ariel Helfer: “Corrupting the Young: What Alcibiades Learned from Socrates.”  April 13th, 12:45 pm.

Jennifer Lamm: “Military Exceptionalism?: What the Disparity in Public Support for the Military and College Provisions of the DREAM Act Tells Us About the Forms of National Service Viewed as Citizenship Worthy.” April 13, 10:25 am.

Ryan Lloyd: “The Decline of Traditional Clientelist Parties: The Case of the Partido da Frente Liberal in Brazil.” April 14, 10:25 am.

Luke Perez: “Philosophy, Theology, and Authority: Catholic Considerations on the Theological-Political Problem.” April 14, 8:30 am.

Katie Putnam: “The Absent Debate: Crime and the 2012 Presidential Election in Mexico.” April 13, 12:45 pm.

Eric Svensen: “Consensus and Conflict: Unified Government, Divided Government, and Distributive Spending.” April 12, 10:25 am.

Joe Roberto Tafoya: “Watching and Learning from the Shadows: The Political Sophistication of College Age Undocumented Latinos.” April 12, 2:40 pm.

Trey Thomas: “Just How Many Newt Gingrich’s Are There on K Street?: Estimating the True Size and Shape of Washington’s Revolving Door.” April 11, 10:25 am.

Graduate Student Papers Accepted to 2012 APSA

William Blake: “Do State Supreme Court Justices Follow the Election Returns?”

Abby Blass: “Hopes and Fears: the Politics of Judicial Design”

Matt Buehler: “Social Base of Divide-and-Rule: Left-Islamist Alliances in North Africa’s Arab Spring”

Danilo Contreras: “Latent Cleavages in Stratified Societies: Race and Candidate Evaluation in the Dominican Republic”

Peter Harris, “When States Appease: A Comparative Analysis of British and American Appeasement in the 1930s”

Jennifer Lamm: “Between Draft Eligibility and Citizenship: Representation and Obligation among Illegal Alien Minors”

Katie Putnam: “Issue Voting and Crime in Developing Democracies: Evidence from Mexico’s Recent Elections”

Trey Thomas (with Timothy M. La Pira): “Revolving Doors: Assessing Lobbyists’ Government Experience Across Policy Communities in Washington”

Graduate Student Papers at 2012 MPSA

Ayca Arkilic: “An Army in Retreat: The Implications of the Turkish Military’s Retreat for Democracy,” April 13, 4:35 pm.

William Blake: “Judicial Independence on State Supreme Courts: Do Judges
‘Follow the Election Returns’?” April 12, 8 am.

Josh Blank: “Enlightening Preferences: The Selective Emphasis of Campaign Fundamentals,” April 13, 8:30 am.

Clare Brock: “Framing the National School Lunch Program,” April 14,

Matt Buehler: “Safety-Valve Elections and the Arab Spring: the Weakening (and
Resurgence) of Morocco’s Islamist Opposition Party,” April 12, 12:45 pm.

Alvaro Corral: “Uno Como Nosotros: The Importance of Descriptive Represen- tation Among Latinos,” April 12, 4:35 pm.

Kyle Endres: “Self-financed Candidates and How Voters Perceive Them,” April 13,
12:45 pm.

Regina Goodnow: “Explaining Constitutional Origins and Change in Ukraine,” April 13, 2:40 pm.

Victoria Jackson: “Patterns of Electoral Support in Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela,” April 15, 8:30 am.

Kristie Kelly: “Obama’s Young Voters and the Shift to the Democratic Party,” April
12, 4:35 pm.

Jennifer Lamm: “Citizenship and Civic Obligation,” April 13, 12:45 pm.

Byung-Jae Lee (with Shinya Wakao and David Leal): “The Case of the Disappearing Latinos: The Consequences of (Non) Ethnic Identification for Understanding Latino
Political Participation in the United States,” April 12, 12:45 pm.

Jon Lewallen: “Congressional Learning and Competition for Bureaucratic Attention,” April 13, 2:40 pm.

Bill McCormick: “Beyond Natural Law Talk,” April 14, 10:25 am.

John Meyer: “Genes, Judgments, and Evolution: The social and political consequences of distributional and differential conflict,” April 14, 2:40 pm.

Megan Moeller: “The Dynamics of Gender, Ideology, and Policy in a Polarized Congress,” April 12, 8:30 am.

Hillel Ofek: “Equity and the Impossibility of Perfect Justice: An Interpretation of Book V of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics,” April 13, 10:25 am.

Jerod Patterson: “How Religious Group Identity and Feelings of Threat Structure Attitudes toward Religion in Public School Curricula,” April 13, 2:40 pm.

Steven Pittz: “Nietzsche’s Free Spirit and a Politics of Detachment,” April 12, 2:45 pm.

Trey Thomas: “Detecting Policy Communities in the Washington Lobbying Network,” April 15, 10:25 am.

Shinya Wakao (with Scott Moser): “Is Campaigning Local? Campaign Strategy in the 2010 Congressional Race,” April 15, 8:30 am.

Michelle Whyman: “Legislative Durability,” April 12, 8:30 am.


Graduate Student Papers at 2011 APSA

Huseyin Alptekin: “Institutional Incorporation and Ethnic Mobilization in Cyprus and Turkey.” Sun., Sept. 4, 10:15 a.m.

Emma Deputy: “Toshka: The Façade of Great Public Works in Authoritarian Regimes.” Thurs, Sept. 1, 10:15 a.m.

Jonghoon Eun: “Estimating and Comparing the Ideal Points of Departing Justices and Their Successors.” Fri., Sept. 2, 2.p.m

Patrick Hickey: “Beyond Pivotal Politics: An Analysis of Vote Switching on Veto Override Votes.” Fri., Sept. 2, 8 a.m.

Stephanie Holmsten: “The Relative Effects of Race and Gender on Voting Behavior.” Fri., Sept. 2, 10:15 a.m.

Sarat Krishnan: “Suicide Attacks — Opportunistic Tactic or Strategic Campaign?” Fri., Sept. 2, 10:15 a.m.

Jennifer Lamm: “Political Rights and Wrongs: Alien Soldiers, Veterans, and their Families in the United States.” Sun., Sept. 4, 10:15 a.m.

Megan Moeller: “All the Republican Ladies, Now Put Your Hands Up: The Effect of Gender on Ideology in Roll Call Votes.” Thurs., Sept. 1, 8 a.m.

Pete Mohanty: “Thick and Thin and Public Support for the Political Inclusion of Immigrants.” Sun., Sept. 4, 10:15 a.m.

Matt Vandenbroek: “Disentangling Aversion: Experimentally Testing the Impact of Disgust and Anger on Political Participation.” Sat., Sept. 3, 4:15 p.m.

Graduate Students Presenting at 2011 MPSA

Carly Baruh: “On the Foundations of Socratic Political Science: Learning and Recollection in Plato’s Meno.” Friday, April 1, 2:40 pm.

Josh Blank: “The Selective Activation of Partisanship: A Look Inside the Black Box of Candidate Strategy.” Thursday, March 31, 2:40 pm.

Emma Deputy: “Anti Gamila: The Politics of Sexual Harassment in Egypt.” Saturday, April 2, 8:30 am.

Austin Hart and Matt Vandenbroek: “Portrait of an Economic Voter, 1980-2008.” Thursday, March 31, 4:35 pm.

Patrick Hickey: “Beyond Pivotal Politics: Constituency, Vulnerability, and Challenged Vetoes.” Friday, April 1, 8:30 am.

Matt Johnson: “Local Governance, Electoral Success, and the Resource Curse.” Thursday, March 31, 2:40 pm.

Sarat Krishnan: “Suicide Attacks – Opportunistic Tactic or Strategic Campaign?” Thursday, March 31, 8:30 am (with Ami Pedahzur and Bobby Jenkins).

Jennifer Lamm: “Citizenship, Democratic Theory, and the Place of Non-Citizen Soldiers, Alien Veterans, and their Families in the United States.” Thursday, March 31, 10:25 am.

Megan Moeller: “All the Republican Ladies, Now Put Your Hands Up: The Effect of Gender on Ideology in Roll Call Votes.” American Politics Poster Session, Thursday, March 31, 2:40 pm.

Pete Mohanty and Dorothy Morgan: “Space or Hierarchy? How is Context Influencing My Data?” Methodology Poster Session, Thursday, March 31, 10:25 am.

Pete Mohanty: “How Does Public Opinion on Immigration Relate to Security, Universalism, and Community?” Thursday, March 31, 12:45 pm.

Jessica Price: “Indigenous Political Engagement and Dominant Party Breakdown in Southern Mexico: Institutions, Ethnic Identity, and Collective Action.” Saturday, April 2, 12:45 pm.

JoBeth Shafran: “Unpredictability in Legislative Decision Making: When Ideological Voting Patterns Fail to Predict Roll Call Votes.” Saturday, April 2, 4:35 pm.

Alexandra Sowash: “Domestic Power and the Structure of China’s Foreign Trade with Africa.” Saturday, April 2, 8:30 am.

Trey Thomas: “The Market Effects of Corporate Testimony in Congressional Hearings.” Sunday, April 3, 8:30 am.

Shinya Wakao: “Politics, Consumer Confidence, and the Stock Market.” Sunday, April 3, 8:30 am.

Matthew Wright: “The Political Common Good: Recent Formal and Substantive Arguments in Aristotelian Political Theory.” Friday, April 1, 12:45 pm.

Kristin Wylie: “Institutional Change and Sacrificial Lambs: Explaining the Underperformance of Female Candidates to the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies in 2010.” Sunday, April 3, 10:25 am.

Graduate Students Presenting at 2010 APSA

William Blake: “State Courts, State Legislatures, and U.S. Supreme Court Review.” Thursday, Sept. 2, 8:00 a.m. (Panel 26-3, Policy and Politics on State Courts)

William Blake: “Assessing the Effect of Catholic Justices on Supreme Court Decisions.” Thursday, Sept. 2, 4:15 p.m. (Panel 26-5, Law and Ideology on the Supreme Court)

Abby Blass: “Pay to Play’ or ‘Money for Nothing’? Americans’ Assessments of Money and the Efficacy of the Political System.” Thursday, Sept. 2, 2:00 p.m. (Panel 36-26 Cold, Hard Cash: Money in American Politics).

Regina Goodnow: “Testing the Resilience of Ethnic, Linguistic, and Regional Cleavages in the Face of Economic Hard Times: A Comparison of the Pre and Post-Crisis Presidential Elections in Ukraine.” Thursday, Sept. 2, 2:00 p.m. (Panel 12-20, Hard Times and Political Cleavages in the Developing World)

Austin Hart: “(De)Activating the Economic Vote: The Moderating Effect of Economic Campaign Rhetoric in the United States and Mexico.” Thursday, Sept. 2, 8:00 a.m. (Panel 36-24, Hard Times and Economic Voting)

Stephanie Seidel Holmsten: “When do special rules for ethnic minorities promote women’s representation?” Friday, Sept. 3, 8:00 a.m. (Panel 32-14, Intersectionality and Representation)

Taofang Huang: “Money That Matters: the Role of Money in Campaigns and Elections.” Saturday, Sept. 4, 2:00 p.m. (Panel 37-17, Public Opinion in Electoral Campaigns)

Megan Moeller: “Something for the Ladies: the Impact of Women on the House Judiciary Committee.” Thursday, Sept. 2, 10:15 a.m. (Poster Session 1 American Politics 1)

Daniel Ryan: “Democratic Governance and the Judicialization of Policy: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Policy Conflicts in Argentina.” Friday, Sept. 3, 10:15 a.m. (Panel 12-24, Courts and Politics)

Matt Vandenbroek: “Lost Our Lease: Issue Attention and Partisan Defection in the 2008 Presidential Election.” Friday, Sept. 3, 8:00 a.m. (Panel 36-14, Partisanship and Voting in America)

Matt Vandenbroek: “Obama, Media Priming, and the Changing Norms of Racial Rhetoric.” Sunday, Sept. 5, 10:15 a.m. (Panel 5-3, Race, Ethnicity, and Public Opinion)

Graduate Students Presenting at 2010 MPSA

William Blake: “Pyrrhic Victories: How Government Secularization of Sacred Symbols Undermines the Sanctity of Religion.” Panel: Religion and the Public Square. Saturday, 10:25 a.m.

Joshua Blank: “Political Knowledge and Internet Usage: Knowledge Gap or Knowledge Crisis?” Panel: New Media, Old Media, Online Engagement, Offline Engagement. Saturday, 12:45 p.m.

Matt Buehler: “America and Islamist Enemies: Compliance as ‘Moderation’ in Morocco and Egypt.” Panel: Explaining Moderation among Islamist Parties. Thursday, 12:45 p.m.

Patrick Hickey: “Between Barack and a Blue State: The Legislative Benefits of President Obama’s 50-State Strategy.” Panel: Campaigning to Governing. Thursday, 2:40 p.m.

Bill McCormick: “Secular Revelation: Aquinas on Theology and Politics.” Panel: Religion and the State. Saturday, 4:35 p.m.

Adam Myers: “Has Rising Income Inequality Caused Congressional Polarization? A Dissenting View.” Panel: Congressional Districts and Redistricting. Saturday, 4:35 p.m.

Doaa’ El Nakhala: “Cycles of Deterrence and Adaptation!: The Dynamic Relationship Between Physical Barriers on Borders and Evasion Tactics, the Gaza Fence as a Pilot Study.” Panel: Rival States and International Security. Saturday, 10:25 a.m.

Jessica Price: “Public Works Projects as Partisan Enticements: The Influence of Municipal Public Works Spending in Mexican Municipalities on Party Vote Share in National Elections.” Panel: Electoral Competition, Electoral Fraud. Saturday, 2:40 p.m.

Arthur Shuster: “’Read Thyself’: How Hobbes Understood Aristotle’s Rhetoric.” Panel: Virtue, Nobility, and Passion among the Greeks. Sunday, 10:25 a.m.

Eric Svensen: “Testing Congressional Action Models of House Members in Funding the War on Terror: An Explanation of Structured Induced Deference.” Panel: Bargaining Between Presidents and Legislatures. Thursday, 12:45 p.m.

Eric Svensen: “The Entering Class: Freshmen House Members and Rules Changes, 1829-2003.” Panel: Institutional Formation and Change in Congress. Friday, 10:25 a.m.

Matt Vandenbroek: “Sending a Message? Evidence of Disgusted System Affect Among 2008 Non-Voters.” Panel: Protest and Discontent in Political Participation. Thursday, 8:30 a.m.