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April 15, 2016



Political science professors participate in the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference

By Allison Kuehne

Four political science professors participated in the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, April 7-10, in Chicago, Illinois. 

Nathaniel Birkhead presented "From Enactment to Repeal: Why Are Laws Targeted for Repeal" with co-author Jordan M. Ragusa from the College of Charleston. He served as discussant for the panel "Sub-National Elections and Representation."

Ethan Bernick served as discussant for the panel "Immigration Policy in the American States."

Sabri Ciftci presented two papers: "Hiding Behind Party Brand or Currying Favor with Constituents?: Determinants of Constituency Oriented Behavior in Turkey" with co-authors Tevfik Murat Yidirim, University of Missouri and "Moral Cosmology, Post-Islamism, and Political Attitudes in the Arab World" with co-authors F. Michael Wuthrich, University of Kansas; and Ammar Shamaileh, University of Louisville. 

Alissandra T. Stoyan presented two papers: "When Women Run the Show: Female Executive Authority and Agenda Setting in Latin America" with co-author Sarah Shair-Rosenfield, Arizona State University; and "Resource Nationalism and Mining: Comparing Nationalization Efforts across Latin America" with co-author Paula Mukherjee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She served as discussant for the panel "Political Actors and Democratization in Latin America."

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