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Roundtable on Research Methods in Comparative Politics: 1:30-3 pm, Friday, April 20, Smith 40A

Roundtable on Research Methods in Comparative Politics
Friday, April 20, 2012
Political Science Department
Smith 40a, 1:30-3 pm

Professor Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, University of Bergen
Professor Chris Adolph, University of Washington
Professor Victor Menaldo, University of Washington

This is an informal roundtable discussion of advances in research methods in comparative politics. The discussion is of particular relevance to graduate students who are studying this field. Professor Ivarsflaten will discuss how she has incorporated experiments and survey research in her studies. Professors Adolph and Menaldo will react to her discussion drawing on their experience. The session
will stimulate thinking about research possibilities and limits.

Elisabeth Ivarsflaten is Associate Professor and Deputy Department Head of Comparative Politics. She is a specialist in European politics with particular attention to the rise of the populist right and immigration politics in Western Europe. She is also the coordinator of the Research Group on Experiments in the Social Sciences at the University of Bergen.