"The Great Broadening“ - How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics

04.06.2019 | 18:00

Guest lecture by Prof. Sean Theriault (University of Texas, Austin)

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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).

Zeit & Ort

04.06.2019 | 18:00

Freie Universität Berlin
John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien
Abteilung Politik
Lansstraße 7-9
14195 Berlin

Room 319