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Department of Political Science Faculty and Students Present at APSA

The UMass Amherst Department of Political Science had quite the presence at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) from September 1st through September 4th. 26 representatives from UMass Amherst gave a total of 40 presentations. APSA is a professional organization for political science scholars and students that was founded in 1903 in order to deepen our global understanding of politics. Below is a list of UMass representatives and their corresponding presentations:

American Political Science Association: Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst Faculty and Grad Students

Name Status  Name of Presentation Role
Douglas Rice Faculty The Ideological Content of Reversals v. Affirmances Revisited Author
Zachary Albert Graduate Student Donor Networks in Congressional Primaries Author
Stephanie Chan Undergraduate Student Beyond the Party Binary: Ideology and Polarization in Electoral Redistricting Author
Mia Costa  Graduate Student Does Descriptive Representation of Women Enhance Legislative Communication? Author
Yasmeen Daifallah Faculty Birthing the Modern Subject: Subject Transformation in Contemporary Arab Thought Author
Yasmeen Daifallah Faculty Authority in Islamic Political Thought Chair and Discussant 
Rebecca Hamlin Faculty Building a Cross-National Database of Jurisprudence on Non-Citizens’ Rights Author
Rebecca Hamlin Faculty American Constitutional Development: Actors, Orders, and Conflicts Discussant
Leila Kawar Faculty International versus Transnational Frameworks for Migrant Worker Protection Author
Paul Musgrave Faculty Understanding US Foreign Policy: New Research with Historical Documents Chair and Discussant 
Paul Musgrave Faculty State Formation, Sovereignty, and their Obstacles Discussant
Paul Musgrave Faculty Energy Security After Hegemony: Resource Bargaining During Systemic Change Author
Timothy Pachirat Faculty On the Ethnographic Proof Presenter
Timothy Pachirat Faculty The Methods Cafe Presenter
Timothy Pachirat Faculty Structures of Political Science Revolutions: DA-RT and Audit Cultures Presenter
Regine Spector Faculty The Urban Geography of Industrial Recomposition in Central Asia Author
Nicholas Xenos Faculty In Memoriam: Sheldon S. Wolin Presenter
Kevin Young Faculty Between Jobs: Advocacy Behavior and Social Distance to Financial Regulators Non Presenting Co-Author
Amel Amhed Faculty Rethinking Backsliding in Interwar Europe: Comparing the U.K. and Germany Author
Amel Amhed Faculty Why No Workers' Party?: The Impact of Institutional Change in the United States Author
Alyssa Grahame Graduate Student Democracy in Crisis: Mobilizing for “Real Democracy” in Iceland and Scotland Author
Alyssa Grahame Graduate Student Qualitative Approaches to Causal Inference Chair and Discussant 
Justin Gross  Faculty Just the Way You Are: Immigration and Political Tolerance Chair
Justin Gross  Faculty Roundtable: The Upsides and Downsides of Studying Politics as Networks Presenter
Micah Mintz Graduate Student Only Lip Service? The Civil Rights Rhetoric of Democratic Presidents Author
Tatishe Nteta Faculty Republican Campaign Appeals and Black Opinion on Immigration Reform Author
Jesse Rhodes Faculty Economic Inequality and Representation in Local Government Non Presenting Co-Author
Frederic Schaffer Faculty The Methods Cafe Presenter
Frederic Schaffer Faculty The Invention of “the Voter” Author
Michael Stein Graduate Student Love and Capitalism: Agape, Pope Francis and The Prosperity Gospel Author
Ivelisse Cuevas-Molina Graduate Student Liar Liar: Responses Latencies and Turnout Overreports Author
Raymond La Raja Faculty Buckley v. Valeo at 40: New Thinking, New Directions on Campaign Finance Presenter
Raymond La Raja Faculty Economic Inequality and Representation in Local Government Non Presenting Co-Author
Raymond La Raja Faculty Donor Networks in Congressional Primaries Author
Matthew MacWilliams Graduate Student Did American Authoritarians Rise to Donald Trump’s Authoritarian Siren Call? Author
Wouter Van Erve Graduate Student The More the Merrier? The Paradox of Citizen Involvement in Local Politics Author
Timothy Marple Undergraduate Student Between Jobs: Advocacy Behavior and Social Distance to Financial Regulators Author
Brian Schaffner Faculty Buckley v. Valeo at 40: New Thinking, New Directions on Campaign Finance Presenter
Brian Schaffner Faculty Does Descriptive Representation of Women Enhance Legislative Communication? Non Presenting Co-Author
Brian Schaffner Faculty Economic Inequality and Representation in Local Government Author

 

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