The Research in American Politics (RAP) workshop serves as a forum for the presentation of research by faculty and graduate students in American politics.  For graduate students, RAP 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 Levine Einstein

Fall 2022 Schedule TBA

RAP welcomes colleagues and students from the greater Boston University academic community at all our workshops.

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