SPP Research Seminars

2017

  • Fri., Nov. 17, 2017; 12:00-1:00p, Bexell 414
    Chris Stout (Political Science)
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    “The Case for Identity Politics: Polarization, Realignment, and the Efficacy of Racial Appeals”
  • Fri., Oct. 27, 2017; 12:00-1:00p; Bexell 414
    Vic Tremblay (Economics)
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    “Rationality and Coherent Reasoning in the Behavioral and Social Sciences”
  • Fri., Oct. 13, 2017; 12:00-1:00p; Bexell 414
    Brett Burkhardt (Sociology) and Keith Baker (Political Science)
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    “Police Militarization and Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles”
  • Fri., Oct 13, 2017; 2:30-4:00 PM; Bexell 326
    Dr. Xueli Tang, Deakin University, Australia
    "Social Cohesion and Optimal Redistribution in Economies with Long-Run Growth"
    (Detailed Information: Flyer)
  • Wed., Sept. 27, 2017; 4 P.M., Memorial Union 213 (Pan Afrikan-Sankofa Room)
    Douglas McAdam, Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
    "Putting Trump in Historical Perspective: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Postwar America Today"
    (Detailed Information: Flyer)
  • Fri., June 2, 2017
    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
    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
    Dr. Allison Hurst, School of Public Policy, Sociology Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "Class Fractions and the Presidential Vote, 1968-2012"
  • Fri, Apr 14, 2017
    Mark McKenzie, Associated 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
    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
    Roland Eisenhuth, School of Public Policy, Economics
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "The bargain of Judas"
  • Fri, Jan 27. 2017
    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
    Todd Pugatch, School of Public Policy, Economics Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "Nudging Better Study Habits: Experimental Evidence on Peer Tutoring in Higher Education"

2016

  • Fri, Dec. 2, 2016
    Hilary Boudet (School of Public Policy, Sociology Program Program) & Chad Zanacco (SPP PhD)
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "Proximity to development and public support for hydraulic fracturing"
  • Fri, Nov. 18, 2016
    Rorie Solberg & Christopher Stout, School of Public Policy, Political Science Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "Eight may be too much"
  • Fri, Nov. 4, 2016
    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
    Andrew Valls, School of Public Policy, Political Science Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series"Racial Justice and Criminal Justice"
  • Fri, March 11, 2016
    Dr. Siduri Haserlig, Assistant Professor 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
    Dr. Allison Hurst, School of Public Policy, Sociology Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "Working class college students attending liberal arts colleges: do they differ from their peers?"
  • Fri, Feb 26, 2016
    Dr. Craig McIntosh, University of CA - San Diego
    School of Public Policy, Economics Program Seminar
    "When the Money Runs Out: Evaluating the longer-term impacts of a two year cash transfer program"
  • Fri, Feb 12, 2016
    Misty Freeman, SPP PhD Student
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series “Complicating the Rural in Oregon’s Water Policymaking"
  • Fri, Feb 5. 2016
    Dr. Hiro Ito , Portland State University
    School of Public Policy, Economics Program Seminar
    "Trade Invoicing in Major Currencies in the 1970s - 1990s:Lessons for Renminbi Internationalization"
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2016
    Dr. Alison Johnston
    School of Public Policy, Political Science Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "Taming Capital in an Age of Global Finance: Labor Politics and Housing Bubbles."

2015

  • 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
    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
    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
    Dr. Kamal Saggi, Vanderbilt University
    School of Public Policy, Economics Program Seminar
    "External reference pricing policies, price controls and international patent protection"
  • Fri, Mar 6, 2015
    Dr. Andrew H. McCallum, Federal Reserve Board
    School of Public Policy, Economics Program Seminar
    The Structure of Export Entry Costs
  • Fri, Mar 6, 2015
    Dr. David Bernell, School of Public Policy, Political Science
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "New Opportunities for Teaching at Home and Abroad: Technology, Travel & Experiential Learning"
  • Fri, Feb 27, 2015
    Dr. ZSofia Barta, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs, University of Albany
    School of Public Policy, Political Science Program Seminar
    "Flirting with Disaster: The curse of public debt in prosperous developed countries"
  • Fri, Feb 20, 2015
    Dr. Jenny Lin, School of Public Policy, Economics Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "Currency Contracts and Exchange Rate Pass-Through"
  • Fri, Feb 13, 2015
    Dr. Alison Hurst, School of Public Policy, Sociology Program
    School of Public Policy Brownbag Series
    "College Rankings: Reproducing Privilege or Transforming Lives"