SPP Research Seminars

Date Speaker Title
Fri., June 2, 2017
12:00-1:00p
Bexell 414
Dr. Melody Valdini
Associate Professor of Political Science, Portland State University

School of Public Policy brownbag series 
"
Leading or Led? The Strategic Use of Women in Politics"

Fri., May 19, 2017
12:00-1:00p
Bexell 414
Dr. Paul Thompson
School of Public Policy Economics

School of Public Policy brownbag series 
"
The Effects of Four Day School Weeks on Student Accievement: Evidence from Oregon"

Fri., Apr 28, 2017
12:00-1:00p 
Bexell 414

Dr. Allison Hurst
SPP Sociology

School of Public Policy brownbag series 
"Class Fractions and the Presidential Vote, 1968-2012"

Fri, Apr 14, 2017 
12:00 - 1:00p Bexell 414

Mark McKenzie
Asso. Professor of Political Science, Texas Tech Univ.

School of Public Policy brownbag series 
"Judicial Protectors of the Scandinavian Welfare State? A Comparative Analysis of Tax Decisions in the Danish and Norwegian Supreme Courts"

Fri, Feb 24. 2017
12:00 - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Galit Cohen-Blankshtain
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

School of Public Policy brownbag series
"Integrated Transport Planning in a Segmented City: The Case of Jerusalem"

Fri, Feb. 10, 2017
12:00 - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Roland Eisenhuth
School of Public Policy Economics

School of Public Policy brownbag series
"The bargain of Judas"

Fri, Jan 27. 2017
12:00 - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Alison Johnston
School of Public Policy Political Science

School of Public Policy brownbag series
"Rating Politics? Partisan Discrimination in Credit Ratings in Developed Economies"

Fri, Jan. 20, 2017
12:00p - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Todd Pugatch
School of Public Policy Economics

School of Public Policy brownbag series
"Nudging Better Study Habits: Experimental Evidence on Peer Tutoring in Higher Education"

Fri, Dec. 2, 2016
12:00p - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Hilary Boudet (SPP Sociology Program) & Chad Zanacco (SPP PhD)

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Proximity to development and public support for hydraulic fracturing"

Fri, Nov. 18,2016
12:00 - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Rorie Solberg & Christopher Stout
School of Public Policy Political Science

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Eight may be too much"

Fri, Nov. 4, 2016
12:00p - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Melody Valdini
Associate Professor of Political Science PSU

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Leading or Led? The Strategic use of Women in Politics" *THIS HAS BEEN CANCELED*

Fri, Oct 21, 2016
12:00p - 1:00p
Bexell 414

Andrew Valls
School of Public Policy Political Science

School of Public Policy Brownbag series"Racial Justice and Criminal Justice"

Fri, March 11, 2016
11:00a - 12:00p

Dr. Siduri Haserlig
Assistant Profsesor at University of Oklahoma

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Graduate Student Athletes in Division I Football: are they disrupting stereotypes or invisible?"

Fri, Mar 4, 2016
12:00p - 1:00p

Dr. Allison Hurst
SPP Sociology

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Working class college students attending liberal arts colleges: do they differ from their peers?"

Fri, Feb 26, 2016
12:00 - 1:30p

Dr. Craig McIntosh
University of CA - San Diego

School of Public Policy Economics Seminar
"When the Money Runs Out: Evaluating the longer-term impacts of a two year cash transfer program"

Fri, Feb 12, 2016
12:00 - 1:00p

Misty Freeman
SPP PhD Student

School of Public Policy Brownbag series “Complicating the Rural in Oregon’s Water Policymaking"

Fri, Feb 5. 2016
2:00p - 3:30p

Dr. Hiro Ito
Portland State University

School of Public Policy Economics Seminar
"Trade Invoicing in Major Currencies in the 1970s - 1990s:Lessons for Renminbi Internationalization"

Fri, Jan 29, 2016
12:00p - 1:00p

Dr. Alison Johnston
SPP Political Science

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Taming Capital in an Age of Global Finance: Labor Politics and Housing Bubbles."

Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Leanne Giordono (SPP PhD) and Dr. Todd Pugatch
OSU Economics Program

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Informal Fee Elimination and Student Performance: Evidence from The Gambia"

Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Dr. Christopher Stout
OSU Political Science Program

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Time to speak: Descriptive Representation and the Issuing of Press Releases Around Racial and Non-Racial Events"

Fri, May 29th, 2015

Dr. Steven Ortiz
OSU Sociology Program

School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Insight into Recent Off-the-Field Violence in the NFL: Interpretations of Hegemonic Masculinity"

Fri, May 8th, 2015
12:00 - 01:00
Fairbanks 304

Dr. Paul Thompson
OSU Economics Program
School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Ballot order, Ballot Roll-Off, and Home Sales"

Fri, May 1st, 2015
12:00 - 1:00
Fairbanks 304

Dr. Karen Thompson
OSU College of Education
School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
"The Effects of Changing Test-Based Policies for Reclassifying English learners"

Tue, March 31. 2015
4:00 - 5:30
Bexell 416

Dr. Kamal Saggi
Vanderbilt University
School of Public Policy Economics Seminar
"External reference pricing policies, price controls and international patent protection"

Fri, Mar 6. 2015
2:00 - 3:30
Milam 123

Dr. Andrew H. McCallum
Federal Reserve Board
School of Public Policy Economics Seminar
The Structure of Export Entry Costs

Fri, Mar 6. 2015
12:00-1:00
Fairbanks 304

Dr. David Bernell
School of Public Policy Political Science Program - Oregon State University
School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"New Opportunities for Teaching at Home and Abroad: Technology, Travel & Experiential Learning"

Fri, Feb 27. 2015
12:00-1:30
Gilkey 305

Dr. ZSofia Barta
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs, University of Albany
School of Public Policy Political Science Seminar
"Flirting with Disaster: The curse of public debt in prosperous developed countries"

Fri, Feb 20. 2015
12:00-1:00
Fairbanks 304

Dr. Jenny Lin 
School of Public Policy Economics Program - Oregon State University
School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"Currency Contracts and Exchange Rate Pass-Through"

Fri, Feb 13. 2015
12:00-1:00
Fairbanks 304

Dr. Alison Hurst 
School of Public Policy Sociology Program - Oregon State University
School of Public Policy Brownbag series
"College Rankings: Reproducing Privilege or Transforming Lives"