Zac Greene

Government and Public Policy Departmental Colloquium



Fall 2017


September 20, 4:00-5:00PM
Julia Gray, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
“They Could Have Been Contenders: A Power-Sharing Explanation for Central Bank Independence in Transition Countries"
McCance 303

September 27, 4:00-5:00PM
Carlos Rivero, Ph.D.
Universidad de Valencia
 “Economic crisis and legitimacy in contemporary democracies: An elite-mass analysis in 7 countries”
McCance 303

 October 4, 4:00-5:00PM
Shiran Shen , Ph.D. Candidate
Stanford University
"The Inconvenient Truth of the Political Pollution Cycle"
McCance 303

November 8th, 4:00-5:00PM
Professor David Galbreath, Ph.D.
University of Bath
“Western European Armed Forces and the Modernisation Agenda: Following or Falling Behind?”
McCance 303

November 10th, 4:00-5:00PM
Professor Guy Whitten, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
"Dividing government pies: a dynamic compositional approach to political budgeting"
McCance 303

December 6, 4:00-5:00PM
Kristen Harkness, Ph.D.
University of St. Andrews
When Soldiers Rebel: Ethnic Armies and Political Instability in Africa
McCance 301




Summer 2017


July 3rd, 4:00-5:00PM

Joshua Kertzer, Ph.D.

Harvard University

McCance 4.02


Spring 2017


January 18, 1:00-2:00PM
Ph.D. Student Presentations
Kenneth Stevenson and Maria Zuffova
Location and time TBA

 January 25, 4:00-5:00PM
Despina Alexiadou, Ph.D.
University of Strathclyde, University of Pittsburgh
Title TBD
McCance 402

February 1, 4:00-5:00PM
Gina Reinhardt, Ph.D.
University of Essex
"Aiding Disaster: Does Development Assistance Build Resilience, or Exacerbate Vulnerabilities?"
Graham Hills 702 (GH 702)

February 15, 4:00-5:00PM
David Fortunato, Ph.D.
Texas A&M
"Agenda Setting in Coalition Governments" 

with Mariyana Angelova (University of Vienna)
Graham Hills 702 (GH 702)

March 1, 4:00-5:00PM 
Ece Ozlem Atikcan, Ph.D.
University of Warwick
"Framing the Choice in EU Referendums"
Graham Hills 702 (GH 702)


March, 8 4:00-5:00PM

Friederike Kelle

University of Konstanz and Visiting Lecturer (Erasmus) at Strathclyde

“To Claim or not to Claim? Territory, Violence, and Framing in Subnational Demands for Self-Determination”

Graham Hills 702 (GH 702)


March 15, 4:00-5:00PM
Kristin Bakke, Ph.D.
University College London
"Peace agreements, war-time violence and state authority: A comparative study of Guatemala, Nepal, and Northern Ireland" with Karin Dyrstad (SINTEF) and Helga Malmin Binningsbø (PRIO)
Graham Hills 702 (GH 702)

 
FUTURE DATE TBA
Guy Whitten, Ph.D.
Texas A&M
RESCHEDULED TO FALL 2017


April 19, 4:00-5:00PM
Caner Bakir, Ph.D.
Koc University
"Structure, Institution and Agent-based (SIA) View of Causal Mechanisms and their Effects: The Case of Financial Stability"

Livingston Tower 511 (LT511)


April 21, 4:00-5:00PM

Elin Naurin, Ph.D.

University of Gothenburgh

"Asymmetric Accountability. An Experimental Investigation of Biases in Evaluations of Governments' Election Pledges"

Location TBD

April 26, 4:00-5:00PM
Fabrizio Gilardi, Ph.D.
University of Zurich
Title TBD
Graham Hills 739 (GH 739)


May 24, 4:00-5:00PM
Sylwia Borkowska-Waszak, Ph.D. Student
University of Strathclyde
Title and Location TBD



Fall 2016


October 12, 13:00-14:00

Keith Smith, Ph.D.

University of Strathclyde

“When All Hope is Not Yet Lost: Traditions, Dilemmas and the Interwar Thought of E.H. Carr"  

Graham Hills 702


October 26, 13:00-14:00

Chitralekha Basu, Ph.D.

University of Rochester and Visiting Fellow at NICEP, University of Nottingham

"Choosing Your Battles Wisely? Activist Preferences, Party Size, and Issue Selection"

Graham Hills 702



November 11, 13:00-14:00

Tracy Lin, Ph.D.

London School of Economics

“Reducing the Guns-versus-Butter Tradeoff: The effect of the health system in safeguarding public health during conflicts”

Graham Hills 702


November 23, 13:00-14:00

Javier Sajuria, Ph.D.

Newcastle University

Title TBD

Graham Hills 626


November 25, 13:00-14:00

Johannes Urpelainen, Ph.D.

Columbia University

“Biased Policy Implementation: Caste Discrimination and Rural Electrification in India"  

Location TBD