Keith T. Poole: A Retrospective of His Scholarly Contributions
Co-Directed by Howard Rosenthal, New York University and John A. Maltese, University of Georgia
May 25-26, 2017
Department of Political Science
School of Public and International Affairs
University of Georgia
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
This conference is made possible by a State-of-the-Art Conference award from the University of Georgia, the Albert B. Saye Fund, and the School of Public and International Affairs
May 26, 2017 Schedule
7:30 -8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:45-9:15 Four Decades of Collaboration, Howard Rosenthal, NYU
Panel 1. “It’s All Ideological” (so says Keith T. Poole).
Chair: James Monogan, University of Georgia
9:15-10:00 Nolan McCarty, Princeton University
“The Evolution from a Democratic to Republican South” (with Steven P. Rogers, St. Louis University)
Discussant: Royce Carroll, Rice University
10:15-11:00 Boris Shor, University of Houston
“Polarization in the American States: A 2017 Update”
Discussant: Rebecca Morton, NYU
11:00-11:45 Gary Cox, Stanford University
“Ideological extremists in the U.S. Congress: Out of step but still in office” (with Adam Bonica, Stanford University)”
Discussant: Larry Rothenberg, University of Rochester.
Students from Keith Poole’s undergraduate class, which is attending the conference, will be spread among the tables during lunch. We appreciate you interacting with them.
Panel 2. Poole Goes Global.
Chair: Thomas Romer, Princeton University
1:15-1:45 Jeffrey Lewis, UCLA, will present the new online software
“Poole in Europe”
1:45-2:30 Simon Hix, LSE, and Abdul Noury, NYU-Abu Dhabi
“Agenda Specific Political Spaces in Europe”
Discussant: Ryan Bakker, University of Georgia
2:30-2:45 Coffee Break
Panel 3. Poole and Measurement.
Chair: James Lo, University of Southern California
2:45-3:30 Chris Hare, University of California, Davis
“What Optimal Classification Reveals about Ideological Structure, Cleavages, and Polarization in the American Mass Public”
Discussant: Robert Erikson, Columbia University
3:30-4:15 Adam Bonica, Stanford University
“Ideology, Measurement, and Prediction in the Study of Politics”
Discussant: Kevin Quinn, University of California, Berkeley
Concluding Remarks. “It’s All Ideological.”
Keith T. Poole, University of Georgia
6:00 p.m. – Dinner
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