Milwaukee Area Political Science Seminar (MAPSS)
The Milwaukee Area Political Science Seminar (MAPSS) is a joint research venture between the Political Science Departments at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and Marquette University, aimed at increased scholarly interaction across the city of Milwaukee. Seminars are held virtually at 1 pm, usually on the second Friday of each month. Questions? Contact this year’s organizers John Reuter (email@example.com) or Brian Palmer-Rubin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Spring 2021 Schedule
- February 5, Lowell Barrington (Marquette), "Is the Regional Divide in Ukraine an Identity Divide?"
- March 5, Shale Horowitz (UWM), "Explaining War Strategies in Ethno-Territorial Wars: Guerrilla vs. Conventional Warfare"
- April 9, Brian Palmer-Rubin (Marquette), "Accountability in Time: Evolution in Access to information Institutions"
- May 7, Paru Shah (UWM), "The COVID Crisis and Gendered Communication", with Amber Wichowksy (Marquette) and Amanda Heideman (UWM)
Fall 2020 Schedule
- September 18: John Reuter (UWM), “Civic Duty and Voting under Autocracy”
- October 23: Risa Brooks (Marquette), "The Military Before the March: Autocratic Civil-Military Relations and the Emergence of Mass Protest"
- November 13: Sara Benesh and Ben Edelstein (UWM), "Recusal as Remedy: Disincentivizing Donors to State Supreme Court Races"
- December 11: Andrew Thompson (Northwestern), “Clear and Present Danger? How Group Threat Shapes Salient Political Opinions and Perceptions"
Spring 2020 Scheduele
- February 7th @ UWM - Phil Rocco (Marquette University) "Counting Like a State: The Politics of Partnership in the 2020 Census."
- February 28th @ Marquette - Monika Nalepa (University of Chicago) "Identifying the Causal Effect of Truth Commissions on the Quality of Democratic Representation"
- March 27th @ Marquette - Andrew Thompson (Northwestern University) "Clear and Present Danger? How Group Threat Shapes Opinions and Perceptions"
- April 24th @ UWM - Loren Collingwood (University of California, Riverside) "Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge"
Fall 2019 Schedule
- September 20: Julia Azari, "Weak Parties, Strong Partisanship," Venue: UWM
- October 11 (Wilder-Crane Talk): David Peterson (Iowa State), "The Public Policy Agenda of State Legislatures: A Deep Quantification Learning Approach," Venue: UWM
- October 18: Ivan Ascher (UWM), "Corrupting the Youth," Venue: Marquette
- November 8 (Wilder-Crane Talk): Jessica Trounstine (UC, Merced), "You Won’t Be my Neighbor: Attitudes Underlying Segregation," Venue: UWM
- December 13: Mark Berlin (Marquette), Venue: Marquette