Previous semesters

Fall 2017

September 8th, 3pm
Camilo Nieto-Matiz, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Doctoral Affiliate
“Ruling in Violent Democracies: Electoral Politics and State Capacity”
Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

September 22nd, 3pm
Nathanael Gratias Sumaktoyo, Ph.D. Candidate and Kellogg Ph.D Fellow
“Faith and Friendship: Religious Tolerance and Religious Bridging in Muslim-majority Countries”
Location: Room 227 Hesburgh Center

September 29th, 3pm
Maggie Shum, Ph.D. Candidate and Kellogg Doctoral Affiliate
“The Journey to the Right – The Cross-Party Diffusion of Participatory Budgeting in Brazil”
Location: Room 227 Hesburgh Center

October 6th, 3pm
M. Tahir Kilavuz, Ph.D. Candidate and Kellogg Doctoral Affiliate
“Once Allies, Always Allies: How Opposition Coalitions under Authoritarianism Shaped the Fate of Democratic Transitions in the MENA”
Location: Room B052 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

October 13th, 3pm, 
Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Virginia
“Who Receives Electoral Gifts? It Depends on Question Wording. Experimental Evidence from Mexico”
Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

November 17th, 3pm
Paul Friesen, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Doctoral Affiliate
“”Ethnic-Based Electoral Manipulation through Strategic Ballot Rejection: The 2016 Zambian Elections”
Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

December 1st, 3pm
Omar Coronel, Ph.D. Candidate and Kellogg Doctoral Affiliate
“Governing Violent Protests in Uneven Democracies: Evidence from Peru” Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

 

Fall 2016


September 23rd (Friday)
Lucía Tiscornia
“Lethal Weapons: Post-Conflict Police Reform and Criminal Violence”
Hesburgh Center C104/105
3:00 pm

October 27th (Thursday)
Javier Osorio, Assistant Professor of Political Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Eventus ID Workshop
Hesburgh Library, Center for Digital Scholarship, Room 247
12-3pm

October 28th (Friday)
Javier Osorio, Assistant Professor of Political Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Multi-Actor Conflict and Violence in Colombia
Hesburgh Center C104/105
3pm

November 18th (Friday)
Camilo Nieto-Matiz & Luis Schenoni 
“Backing Despots? Foreign Aid and the Survival of Autocratic Regimes”
Hesburgh Center C104/105
3:00pm

December 2nd (Friday)
Juan Albarracín
Hesburgh Center C104/105
3:00pm

 

Spring 2016

January 22nd, 9am, Workshop
Michael Coppedge, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame
V-Dem Workshop
Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

February 5th, 3pm, Regular Meeting
Fernando Bizzarro Neto, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Ph.D Fellow
“When Parties Rule: the origins of Party-based regimes (1900-2015)”
Discussants: TBA
Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

February 20th, Day-long workshop, MPSA Preparation Meeting
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Discussants: TBA
Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center

March 4th, 3pm, Regular Meeting
Lucia Tiscornia, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Ph.D Fellow
TBA
Discussants: TBA
Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center

March 18th, 3pm, Regular Meeting
Chonghyun Choi, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Ph.D Fellow
TBA
Discussants: TBA
Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

April 22nd, 3pm, CPW Season Ending Guest Lecture
Evgene Finkel, Assistant Professor of Political Science, George Washington University
TBA
Discussants: TBA
Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center

 


 

Fall 2015

October 2nd, 3pm, CPW Season Opening Guest Lecture
Ryan Carlin, Associate Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University
The Other Side of Neoliberalism: Policy Reforms and Economic Accountability in Latin America.
Discussants: Richard Price, Ph.D. Student, and Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Ph.D. Candidate.
Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center

October 3rd, 08:55am, Book Workshop
Scott Mainwaring, Eugene and Helen Conley Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame
Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay, and Collapse
Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center

October 7thth, 4pm, Regular Meeting
Maggie Shum, Ph. D. Student
The Politics of Participatory Policies: Explaining Diffusion and Decline of Participatory Budgeting in the Brazilian Context
Discussants: Fernando Bizzarro Neto, Ph.D. Student, Guillermo Trejo, Associate Professor
Location: Room 305 DeBartollo Hall

October 30th, 3pm, Regular Meeting
Lucia Manzi, Ph. D. Student
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Discussants: TBA
Location: Room 404 Main Building

November 6th, 2:30pm, Regular Meeting
Nathanael Sumaktoyo, Ph.D. Student
Faith and Friendship: The Social Sources of Religious Tolerance
Discussants: Prof. Robert Dows, Political Science, Mike Wood, Graduate Student, Sociology.
Location: Room 404 Main Building

November 13th, 3pm, Regular Meeting
1. Tahir Kilavuz, Ph.D. Student
Why Arabs Rebelled? Grievances and Opportunities in Tunisian and Egyptian Uprisings
Discussants: TBA
Location: Room 117 DeBartollo Hall

November 20th, 3pm, Regular Meeting
Ana Petrova, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Ph.D. Fellow
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Discussants: TBA
Location: Room C104/105 Hesburgh Center

December 4th, 4pm, CPW Guest Lecture (Co-organization with the Mexico Working Group)
Allyson Benton, Research Professor, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
TBA
Discussants: TBA
Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center

 

 

 


Fall 2014

Hesburgh Center, Room C104/105, 3-5 PM

Friday, September 5
Nara Pavão, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Institute Dissertation Year Fellow
“Hindrances to Accountability for Corruption”
Discussant: Guillermo Trejo, Associate Professor of Political Science and Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow

Friday, October 10
Juan Albarracín Dierolf, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Institute Ph.D. Fellow
“Hybrid Political Orders and Practices of Citizenship. Insights from Brazilian Urban Slums”
Discussants: Sandra Ley Gutiérrez, Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow and Nara Pavão, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Institute Dissertation Year Fellow

Friday, November 14
Sandra Botero, Ph.D. Candidate and Kellogg Institute Ph.D. Fellow
Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Ph.D. Candidate and Kellogg Institute Ph.D. Fellow
Laura Gamboa, Ph.D. Candidate and Kellogg Institute Ph.D. Fellow
Nara Pavão, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Institute Dissertation Year Fellow
David Nickerson, Associate Professor of Political Science
“Under Friendly Fire: Partisan Press, Political Fragmentation and Candidate Evaluations in Argentina.”
Discussants: Geoffrey Layman, Professor of Political Science, and Ana Petrova, Ph. D. Student and Kellogg Institute Ph. D. Fellow

Friday, December 12
Fernando Bizzarro, Ph.D. Student and Kellogg Institute Ph.D. Fellow
“Religious Competition and the Rise of the Workers’ Party in Brazil: Why the Catholic Church Provided the Mass Base for the Democratic World’s Largest Leftist Party”
Discussants: Ana Petrova, Ph. D. Student and Kellogg Institute Ph. D. Fellow

 


Fall 2013

Hesburgh Center, Room C104/105, 3-5 PM

Friday, September 13
Nara Pavão, PhD Candidate (Department of Political Science) and PhD Fellow (Kellogg Institute)
Cash Transfers Turn Blind Eyes? Conditional Cash Transfers and Political Accountability in Latin America.
Discussants:
Jaimie Bleck, Ford Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow
Juan Albarracín, PhD Student (Department of Political Science) and PhD Fellow (Kellogg Institute)

Friday, October 11
Gary Goertz, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, Kroc Institute (University of Notre Dame)
Large-N Qualitative Testing: A New Methodology?
Discussant:
Michael Coppedge, Professor of Political Science and Kellogg Institute Facuty Fellow (University of Notre Dame)

Friday, December 6
Presentation by: Patricia Graf, University of Cottbus (Germany) and Kellogg Institute Guest Scholar
The PRI is dead – long live the PRI. Innovation Policy and Corporatism in Mexico.
Discussant: Rodrigo Castro C, PhD Student and Kellogg Institute PhD Fellow.

 


Spring 2013

Friday, March 22
Comparative Politics Discussion Seminar and Mexico Working Group
“The Social Foundations of Organized Crime and Violence in Mexico”
Presentation by: Jose Antonio Aguilar (CIDE, Kellogg Visiting Fellow) and Javier Osorio (Kellogg PhD Fellow)
Discussants: Guillermo Trejo (University of Notre Dame, Kellogg Faculty Fellow) and Juan Albarracín (Kellogg PhD Fellow)

Friday, April 5
“Beyond Voting: Temporal Proximity to Elections, Competitiveness, and Political Participation”
Presentation by: Kristin Michelitch (Kellogg Visiting Fellow)
Discussants: Laura Gamboa (Kellogg PhD Fellow) and Chonghyun Choi (Kellogg PhD Fellow)

Friday, April 19
Dissertation proposal
Presentation by: Laura Gamboa (Kellogg PhD Fellow)
Discussants: Michael Coppedge (University of Notre Dame, Kellogg Faculty Fellow) and Victor Hernández (Kellogg PhD Fellow)

Friday, April 26
Panel: “Ideology and Public Opinion in Latin America”
Presentation by: Sandra Botero (Kellogg PhD Fellow) and Rodrigo Castro Cornejo (Kellogg PhD Fellow)
Discussant: Geoffrey Layman (University of Notre Dame)

Friday, May 3
“Says Who? The Impact of Sources of Corruption Accusations: a survey experiment in Colombia”
Presentation by: Laura Gamboa (Kellogg PhD Fellow) and Rodrigo Castro Cornejo (Kellogg PhD Fellow)
Discussants: Gabriela Ippolito-O’Donnell (Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow and Professor of Politics at Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina) and Greg Shufeldt (University of Notre Dame)