Junior Americanist Workshop Series (JAWS)


A virtual workshop for American politics research.

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Junior Americanist Workshop Series

A virtual workshop for American politics research.

Previous Panels and Events

MPSA 2023 Conference-Within-a-Conference

Find out more about our mini-conference at MPSA 2023 here

Fall 2023 Schedule

September 27: Interest Groups

October 11: Groups & Survey Scale Development

October 25: Congressional Representation

November 6: Professional Development Panel–How to Be a Journal Reviewer

November 8: Immigration in America

November 29: Responsiveness

December 13: Inside the Minds of Voters

Spring 2023 Schedule

February 1: White Racial Attitudes

February 15: Political Psychology

March 1: Race and Ethnicity Politics

March 22: Congress

April 26: Gender and Politics

Fall 2022 Schedule

September 28: Following the Leaders: Elites Shaping Public Opinion

October 12: Experiments in REP

October 26: Voting

November 9: REP in Congress

November 30: Methodology Innovations in American Politics

Spring 2022 Schedule

Angst In American Politics: April 27, 2022 from 3:00PM-4:30PM ET

Identity and Politics: March 30, 2022 from 3:00PM-4:30PM ET

Citizen participation in government: February 23, 2022 from 3:00PM-4:30PM ET

Congress, broadly defined: January 26, 2022 from 3:00PM-4:30PM ET

Fall 2021 Schedule

American political development and race, ethnicity, and politics: October 13, 2021 from 3:00PM-4:30PM ET

Everything is Terrible and We Are All Going to Die: October 27, 2021 from 3:00PM-4:30PM ET

Immigration in America: November 10, 2021 from 3:00PM ET-4:30PM ET

Local Politics: December 1, 2021 from 3:00PM ET-4:30PM ET

Spring 2021 Schedule

Misinformation and Misperception: February 17th from 2:00PM ET-3:30PM ET

Computational Text Analysis in American Politics: March 10, 2021 from 2:00PM ET-3:30PM ET.

Accountability: March 24th from 2:00PM ET-3:30PM ET

Legislative Capacity: April 28th from 2:00PM ET-3:30PM ET

The Attitudes and Influence of Political Elites: May 19th from 2:00PM ET-3:30PM ET

JAWS Professional Development Series 2021

This spring we will be holding several of professiomnal development panels in addition to our usual paper series. These will be held at ad-hoc times as speaker availability dictates.

Public Scholarship: February 26th from 3:00-4:00pm ET

Academic Book Publishing: Thursday March 25th 1:00-2:00pm ET

Academic Journal Publishing: Thursday April 27th 3:00-4:00pm ET

Fall 2020 Schedule

Representation: September 30th

Ideology and Partisanship: October 14th

Media Effects/Information Effects: October 28th

Identities in American Politics: November 11th

Legislative Politics: December 2nd

Legislative and Executive Politics: December 16th

Electoral Systems: January 13th