Past Events

  • 2017 Oct 10

    PRESS Research Workshop

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robertson 015

    When do nationalist voters support policies helping the world? Sociotropic politics reconsidered

    Author: Alex Kustov (PhD Candidate in Comparative Politics)

    Resistance to immigration and other globally beneficial policies is often thought to be driven by ethnic prejudice or selfish interests. I argue to the contrary that voters may also be motivated to restrict immigration by genuine altruism which is, however, often limited to their compatriots. Specifically, people oppose (support) immigration when they...

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  • 2017 May 03

    PRESS Research Workshop

    Registration Closed 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Robertson Hall 015
    The last PRESS Research Workshop of the spring semester will be held on Wednesday, May 3rd from 6-7:30 PM in 015 Robertson Hall. The workshop will feature a presentations from Carrie Barnett (PhD student in Politics) and Cameron Ballard-Rosa (Niehaus Fellow) (abstract below). Dinner and refreshments will be provided. 
     
    If you have any questions, feel free to email Elsa Voytas...
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  • 2017 Apr 11

    "What They Don't Tell you About Experiments" Panel and Happy Hour

    Registration Closed 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    015 Robertson Hall
    Are you thinking of conducting experimental research in the social sciences? 
    There are plenty of accounts of successful experiments, many of which are published in top journals and read widely among consumers and producers of social science.
    But these accounts are only part of the story. They make little or no mention of the stumbles along the way to success and how they were dealt with. But these stumbles can be tremendously informative - and we can learn from hearing about what went wrong, how it was handled, and how it can be avoided.
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  • 2017 Apr 04

    PRESS Research Workshop

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    035 Robertson Hall

    Featuring work by Rebecca Johnson and Celeste Marin

  • 2017 Mar 07

    PRESS Research Workshop

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Robertson Hall 035

    Featuring work by Carrie Barnett, Amaney Jamal, and Steve Monroe

  • 2017 Mar 02

    PRESS Skills Session - Qualtrics and MTurk

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robertson Hall 008

    PRESS is hosting an introductory skills session on using Mturk and Qualtrics for survey-based and experimental research. The session will be held on Thursday, March 2nd from 4:30-6 pm in Robertson 008.  

    This workshop is intended for anyone who is interested using these methods in their work but are not very familiar with these platforms. It will cover topics including: programming surveys into Qualtrics, using Mturk to recruit participants,...
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