Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting

Several affiliates of the Elections Research Center will be presenting and participating in the 73rd annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago, April 16-18, 2015. Below is a listing of the panels and roundtables in which the Center's affiliates are scheduled to appear.

Thursday, April 16

9:45 am - 11:15 am

Eleanor Neff Powell Section 42-1: Stop Breaking Down: Parties in Congress — Discussant

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Michael W. Wagner Section 29-2: Deciding What's News, Deciding What's Fact: Journalism in the age of Truthiness — Paper Details
 
Rick Matland Section 26-13: Representation of Ethnic Minorities — Paper Details

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Ken Mayer Section 41-100: Author Meets Critics: The Unilateral Presidency and the News Media — Panelist

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Rikhil Bhavnani Section 3-2: Gender and the Political Economy of Development — Paper Details

Friday, April 17

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Brad Jones Section 56-1: Rights and the Representation of Religious Interests in the United States — Paper Details
 
Young Mie Kim Section 28-16: Public Perceptions of Political Parties and their Policy Positions — Chair
 
Benjamin Toff Section 29-6: Not Just Selective Exposure: How and What the Media Covers Matters — Paper Details

9:45 am - 11:15 am

Barry Burden, Brad Jones, & Donald Moynihan Section 23-14: Psychological Factors in Participation — Paper Details
 
Eleanor Neff Powell Section 42-8: Beast of Burden: Roll Call Voting — Paper Details

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Jack Edelson & Brad Jones Section 27-17: The One about How Voters Evaluate Candidates — Paper Details

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Donald Moynihan Section 52-5: Development and Reform of Bureaucratic Structure — Chair

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Barry Burden Section 23-400: Influence of Polling Places on Participation (JSS) — Discussant

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm

Rikhil Bhavnani Section 3-5: The Political Economy of Foreign Aid — Discussant

Saturday, April 18

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Brad Jones Section 81-4: Experimental Methods — Discussant
 
Rick Matland Section 26-6: Electoral Institutions and Female Representation — Discussant

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Jack Edelson Section 25-20: Retrospective Voting — Discussant

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Jack Edelson Section 31-12: Race and Geographic Context Effects — Paper Details
 
Rick Matland Section 27-12: The One about Ideology — Paper Details
 
Donald Moynihan Section 53-16: Public Sector Performance — Paper Details

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Noam Lupu Section 59-7: What We Think About Rich People — Paper Details

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm

Donald Moynihan Section 78-100: Roundtable: Challenges Facing Public Organizations: Insights from Research, and Future Directions — Panelist
 
Michael W. Wagner Section 29-17: The Shape of things to Come: Crafting Political Messages — Discussant