The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.


American Politics Workshop

The American Politics Workshop explores scholarly issues and controversies involving the role of politics in American society. It provides a forum for scholars in the American politics academic community to exchange ideas and receive feedback on their ongoing work. Topics are various, including public opinion and political behavior, electoral politics, American public policy, political institutions and their interactions, plus the connections among the demands of society and public opinion on the one hand and public policy on the other.

Fall 2016:

  • September 13th: Tali Mendelberg (Princeton)
  • September 27th: Frances Lee (Maryland)
  • October 18th: Mike Miller (Barnard)
  • October 24th: Columbia Political Science Faculty discuss the Election
  • October 25th: Justin Grimmer (Stanford)
  • November 15th: Adam Seth Levine (Cornell)
  • November 29th: Jennifer Lawless (American)

Spring 2017:

  • January 17th: Dara Strolovitch (Princeton)
  • January 24th: Anna Harvey (NYU)
  • January 31st: LaGina Gause (Harvard Kennedy School)
  • February 7th: Megan Ming Francis (University of Washington),  cosponsored by the Center on African American Politics and Society
  • February 14th: LaFleur Stephens-Dougan (Princeton)
  • February 21st: Ethan Porter (George Washington)
  • April 4th: Matthew Levendusky (U Penn)
  • April 25th: Bernard Fraga (Indiana)
  • May 9th: Nick Carnes (Duke)


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