RAC Workshop

The Research in American & Comparative (RAC) politics workshop serves as a forum for the presentation of research by faculty and graduate students in American and comparative politics.  For graduate students, RAC is also an opportunity to hear and present practice job talks, dissertation chapters, and conference papers and to learn about professional engagement via formal discussion duties.

Organizers: Katherine Einstein & David Glick

RAC will be held at the time, date and location noted below. Papers will be available prior to the presentation on this page by clicking on the topic title below.

Date Time Location Speaker Topic
October, 23 2015 12:00 232 Bay State Rd 312B Jonathan Ladd, Georgetown Party Polarization, Ideological Sorting and the Emergence of the Partisan Gender Gap
November 6, 2015 12:00 232 Bay State Rd 312B Regina Bateson, MIT Finding Meaning in Politics: Victims, Loss, and Activism
February, 5 2016 12:00 232 Bay State Rd 312B Emily Thorson, Boston College Identifying and Correcting Substantive Economic Misperceptions in the American Public
Feb 26, 2016 12:00 232 Bay Sate Rd 312B Marco Hauptmeier, Cardiff Business School
April 15, 2016 12:00 232 Bay Sate Rd 312B Jeffrey Berry, Tufts The Outrage Industry
April 29, 2016 12:00 232 Bay State Rd 312B David Lewis, Vanderbilt Political Control and the Presidential Spending Power

RAC welcomes colleagues and students from the greater Boston University academic community at all our workshops. Please join us for the events scheduled above.

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For a list of previous RAC presentations, please visit the RAC Archive.