My forthcoming book with Fabio Rojas, Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11, is now available for pre-order. It can be purchased from Cambridge University Press or Amazon.com.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Oldmixon and Kevin R. den Dulk, whose co-edited book, Mediating Religion and Government, has just been published by Palgrave Macmillian. I had the honor of co-writing one of the chapters with Elizabeth, which is titled, “Political Rhetoric and Institutional Structures:
Religious Advocacy in the US Congress”. It is available for purchase here: http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/mediating-religion-and-government-kevin-r-den-dulk/?isb=9781137394408. My contribution is available here: http://michaeltheaney.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Heaney_and_Oldmixon_2014.pdf
There will be no meeting of the Networks Network on November 19. Instead, students are strongly encouraged to attend the subfield luncheon most relevant to them.
Likewise, we will not meet on November 26 due to the Thanksgiving break.
Scott Kalafatis presented “Network Location and Policy-Oriented Behavior: An Analysis of Two-Mode Networks of Coauthored Documents Concerning Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region” to the Networks Network on Wednesday, November 12, 12:30pm-2pm in the Walker Room. This article was previously published in August 2012 in the Policy Studies Journal 40(3): 492–515, co-authored with Ken Frank, I-Chien Chen, Youngmi Lee,Tingqiao Chen, Yun-Jia Lo, and Maria Carmen Lemos.
This morning, I was interviewed on CBC Windsor Morning radio about the Republican victories in yesterday’s midterm elections. Here is a link to the audio, which is about 6 minutes: http://www.cbc.ca/windsormorning/episodes/2014/11/05/us-midterm-elections/
In a related story, I was quoted by AFP: http://news.yahoo.com/us-republicans-eye-senate-control-close-midterm-vote-203204347.html;_ylt=AwrBEiShkllUSFwA2gfQtDMD
In another related story, I was quoted by Al-Jazeera: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/11/7/tuesday-s-electionwavebuoysscuttlespresidentialdreams.html
Zachary O’Keeffe will present “Connecting the Candidates: Consultant Networks and the Diffusion of Campaign Strategy in American Congressional Elections” today at 12:30pm-2pm to The Networks Network. This article forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science (by Brendan Nyhan and Jacob M. Montgomery). The workshop will meet, as usual, in the Walker Room.