Past Speakers

Each year, a variety of academics come to Batten to share research with others in their fields.

March 2017

24
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Dan Reiter

Professor of Political Science, Emory

The Politics of Military Leadership

When
March 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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17
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Maya Rossin-Slater

Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

What is the Added Value of Preschool? Long-Term Impacts and Interactions with a Health Intervention

When
March 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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February 2017

17
Faculty Research Speaker Series

John Holbein

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Princeton University

Making Young Citizens: Rethinking Schools’ Role in Students' Civic Development

When
Feb. 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
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03
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Chris Warshaw

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science at MIT

Policy Preferences and Policy Change: Dynamic Responsiveness in the American States, 1936-2014

When
Feb. 3, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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December 2016

09
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Todd Rogers

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

When Will Social Comparisons Discourage, Encourage, or Have No Impact?

When
Dec. 9, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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02
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Billy Pizer

Associate Professor and Faculty Fellow, Duke University

Price versus Quantities with Policy Updating

When
Dec. 2, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
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November 2016

18
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Pamela McCann

Assistant Professor, USC Price

Decentralizing Pork: Congressional Roll-Call Voting, Decentralized Administration, and Distributive Politics

When
Nov. 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
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11
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Kevin Schnepel

Assistant Professor, University of Sydney

The Impact of Avoiding a Felony Conviction: Regression Discontinuity Evidence on Court Deferrals for First-Time Drug Offenders

When
Nov. 11, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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October 2016

21
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Leaf Van Boven

Professor of Social Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder

Perceiving Political Polarization in the United States: Exaggeration, Ideology, and Implications for Climate Policy

When
Oct. 21, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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13
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Varun Gauri

Head of the Global Insights Initiative (GINI) and Senior Economist with the Development Research Group, World Bank
When
Oct. 13, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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07
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Benjamin Olken

Professor of Economics, MIT Department of Economics

Making Moves Matter: Experimental Evidence on Incentivizing Bureaucrats through Performance-Based Transfers

When
Oct. 7, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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September 2016

23
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Keith Todd Wilcox

Associate Professor of Marketing, Columbia Business School
When
Sep. 23, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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