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Mar 8
Southern Political Psychology Workshop- Day 1
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Baldwin Hall 480

With the generous support of the International Society of Political Psychology, and the Office of the Provost, the Department of Political Science is proud to host the first Southern Political Psychology Workshop, March 8-9, 2019 in the Pinnacle Room in Baldwin Hall.

The two-day workshop will feature several presentations by scholars from the South. Presentations will include experimental designs only, allowing researchers to obtain feedback on their experiments before their implementation. Interested faculty members as well as graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to attend the panels as well as the open lunch on Friday. For questions, please contact Dr. Alexa Bankert (alexa.bankert@uga.edu).

The program:

Friday, March 8th

9:30am – 10:30am Keynote address by Dr. Bethany Albertson (Associate Professor at UT-Austin) in Pinnacle Room, Baldwin Hall

10:45am – 12:15pm Panel I:  Morality and Authoritarianism

Scott Clifford (Associate Professor, University of Houston):  “How Declining Political Trust Incentivizes Extreme, Moralized Position-Taking”
Alexa Bankert (Assistant Professor, University of Georgia): “Where you least expect it – Authoritarianism in the Democratic Party”

12:30pm – 1:30pm Open lunch buffet served in Pinnacle Room, Baldwin Hall

1:30pm – 3pm Panel II: The Impact of Gender

Matthew Hayes (Assistant Professor, Rice University): “Ain’t I a Woman? Race and Gender Stereotypes in Candidate Evaluations”

Micah Gell-Redman (Assistant Professor, University of Georgia): “The Impact of Increasing Women’s Representation in Local Decision-Making Bodies: A Behavioral Games Approach”

3:15pm – 4:45pm Panel III: Survey Design Choices

Mollie Cohen (Assistant Professor, University of Georgia): “How Changing Choice Sets Affect Vote Choice”

Geoff Sheagley (Assistant Professor, University of Georgia): “Assessing the Impact of Question Placement on Treatment Effects in Survey Experiments”



March 8, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm