"The Great Broadening“ - How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics
Guest lecture by Prof. Sean Theriault (University of Texas, Austin)
The Political Science Department of the John F. Kennedy Institute is proud to announce a guest lecture by Professor Sean Theriault (University of Texas, Austin) titled "The Great Broadening' - How the vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics".
The event will be moderated by Professor Christian Lammert (JFK-I, FU Berlin) in Room 319 of the John F. Kennedy Institute and is open to the public.
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Professor Theriault, who is fascinated by congressional decision-making, is currently researching the distinction between ideological and war-making behavior in the U.S. Congress. He has published three books, The Power of the People: Congressional Competition, Public Attention, and Voter Retribution(Ohio State University Press, 2005), Party Polarization in Congress (Cambridge University Press, 2008), and The Gingrich Senators: The Roots of Partisan Warfare in Congress (Oxford University Press, 2013).
Before obtaining his Ph.D. from Stanford University (in 2001; M.A. in Political Science in 2000), he attended the University of Richmond (B.A., 1993), and the University of Rochester (M.S. in Public Policy Analysis, 1996).
Time & Location
Jun 04, 2019 | 06:00 PM
Freie Universität Berlin
John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien