AG Seminar at Georgetown

The American Government Seminar meets Fridays at 12:30pm in Intercultural Center (ICC), room 662 (unless otherwise noted). We host presentations from outside speakers, as well as Georgetown faculty and PhD students.


Spring 2018


Thursday and Friday, May 10-11, 2018, Rafik B. Hariri Building

Data, Dollars and Votes: The Intersection of Marketing and Politics

Conference organized by David Schweidel and sponsored by the McDonough School of Business


Friday, April 27,12:30pm, 2018, ICC 662


Ariel White

Massachusetts Institute of Technology





Thursday, April 19, 12:30pm, 2018, Room TBA  (Please note the day and classroom)

Young Mie Kim

University of Wisconsin-Madison





Friday, April 13,12:30pm, 2018, ICC 662

Alexander Theodoridis

University of California, Merced





Monday, March 19, 2018, Fisher Colloquium in the Rafik B. Hariri Building

Crisis of Confidence: Understanding Why Americans Have Lost Faith in Our Institutions.”  

Conference organized by Jonathan Ladd and sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy





Fall 2017

Please note: Most of the fall 2017 American Government Seminar were preempted by job talks for our American politics assistant professor search.


Friday. December 1, 12:30, 2017,  ICC 662

Christopher Schorr

PhD Candidate, Georgetown University

“Social Institutional Collapse and the 2016 Trump Vote”


Friday, October 6, 12:30pm, 2017, ICC 662

Charlotte Cavaillé

School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University 

“Who Cares? Measuring Attitude Strength in a Polarized Environment” (with Karine Van der Straeten and Daniel L. Chen)





Spring 2017


Friday, April 28, 2:30pm, 2017, Mortara Center [NOTE TIME and LOCATION]

Marko Klasnja
Georgetown University

“Do Wealthy People Explain Inequality Differently, and Does It Matter?”



Friday, April 21, 12:30pm, 2017, ICC 662

Paasha Mahdavi

McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

“No taxation, no representation? Oil-to-cash transfers and the dynamics of government responsiveness in Alaska”



McCourt School Talk: Thursday, April 13, 2017, – Canceled

Phone: 479-575-6434 Email: Office: 506 CPearl Dowe
University of Arkansas





Friday, March 31,12:30pm, 2017, in ICC 302P (note location)

Vanessa TysonVanessa Tyson
Scripps College

“Twists of Fate: Multiracial Coalitions and Minority Representation”



Friday, March 17, 12:30pm, 2017, ICC 662

Hans Noel
Georgetown University

“Is John McCain more conservative than Rand Paul? Using activists’ pairwise comparisons to measure ideology”



Friday, February 24, 12:30pm, 2017, ICC 662

Image result for Clare MaloneClare Malone
Senior Political Writer,

“The Disintegration of Trust in … Everything from Parties to Media to Institutions”



Friday, February 17, 12:30pm, 2017, ICC 662

Jon Ladd
Georgetown University

“Real and Fake News:  Social Media and Journalism in the 2016 Presidential Campaign”



Friday, February 10, 12:30pm, 2017, Car Barn Suite 110 ** Note location **

Sharece Thrower
Vanderbilt University

“The Constraining Power of the Purse: Executive Discretion and Legislative Appropriations”




Friday, February 3, 12:30pm, 2017, ICC 662

Angie MaxwellAngie Maxwell
University of Arkansas

“The Long Southern Strategy: Modern Sexism and the 2016 Election”


Friday, January 27, 2:00pm, 2017, in ICC 450 (NOTE TIME)

Profile Image for Jan LeighleyJan Leighley
American University

“Who Votes in Off-Year Elections? Demographics, Policy Preferences and Candidate Policy Choices”



Friday, January 13, 12:30pm, 2017, ICC 662

Michael Hanmer
University of Maryland

“Mobilization Around New Convenience Voting Methods: A Field Experiment to Encourage Voting by Mail with a Downloadable Ballot and Early Voting”




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