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.


Comparative Politics Seminar

Join us this semester for the Comparative Politics speakers series lunches. The schedule for this semester appears at the bottom of this email. As in previous years, lunch will be served at 12:15 and the seminar will run from 12:30 until 1:45. Unless otherwise noted, we will meet in the Lindsay Rogers Room (International Affairs Building room 707).

Please contact Jaclyn Davis ( or Julian Gerez ( with any questions or concerns.

The schedule for the rest of the semester is as follows (an asterisk denotes practice job talks for graduate students):

11-Sep Sarah Lockwood, Columbia University

18-Sep Irina Soboleva*

25-Sep Alicia Cooperman*

2-Oct Micheal Minkenburg, European University Viadrina

9-Oct Jorge Mangonnet*

16-Oct Adria Lawrence, Johns Hopkins

23-Oct Miguel Rueda, Emory

30-Oct Gareth Nellis, UCSD

14-Nov Jeremy Weinstein, Stanford (co-sponsored with CUIPS)

4-Dec Yang-Yang Zhou, UBC


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