Surveying at the Women’s Convention

Here are some photos of students from my Advanced Research Team course taking a break from conducting surveys at the Women’s Convention last weekend. . Genevieve Harner, Brenda Vasconcelos-Ramirez, Madeline Martin, Gaby Roth, and Lizzy Marics.

The March for Science and Democracy in America

Check out my essay “The March for Science and Democracy in America”, at “Learn, Speak, Act”, a new blog sponsored by the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan. Thank you to Nicholas Valentino for helpful feedback. Thank you to Katarina Nehrkorn, Will Sollish, Kiki Bayen, Yuka Naya, Aubrey O’Neal, Michael Mrozinski, and others for survey assistance. Thank you to Betsy Mendelsohn, Robert Bateman, and Kate Bateman for providing housing and meeting facilities.

The March for Science and Democracy in America

Alice Danelia​ presents at MPSA in Chicago

I am so proud of Alice Danelia​ for her presentation of “Perceived Effectiveness of Lobbying Coalitions in Washington, DC” at the 75th Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago, IL. This poster is joint work among Alice, Jesse Crosson​, Marco Lewis, and myself.

Chen Liang Presents Joint Work at Yale University

I am so proud of Chen Liang, a University of Michigan undergraduate student, for her presentation at Yale University this week. She presented a poster based on our joint work, titled “From Offline to Online: Protesters at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.”


LSA / OS Honors Students Conduct Research in Washington, DC

LSA /OS Honors students Katherine Ruehrdanz and Rebecca Strauss conducted research during the Inauguration weekend in Washington, DC. Specifically, they conducted surveys at the Counter-Inaugural protests and the Women’s March on Washington. They were accompanied on the trip by Assistant Professor Michael Heaney. Both women are writing honors theses in Organizational Studies (OS).



Dulce Guerrero Presents Poster at Symposium for the Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)

Congratulations to Dulce Guerrero, an undergraduate student at the University of California-Irvine, who was my student this year in the Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP).  Yesterday, Dulce presented her poster, titled “Reforming the California Prison System: The Political and Social Implications of Replacing Mandatory Sentencing with Discretionary Sentencing”, to SROP’s end-of-the-summer symposium.  Best wishes and good luck to Dulce!