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Let’s Talk: American Politics in 2019

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Kristin Kanthak, Associate Professor of Political Science will be here to discuss the state of American Politics in 2019. Don’t miss what is sure to be a lively conversation about where we are and we we may be headed.

 

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Kanthak is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the effects on political representation of exogenous constraints such as political institutions. Most casual observers of politics either ignore or underestimate the importance of these constraints in determining the translation of political actors’ preferences into actual policy outcomes. They think, instead, that if only politicians were sincere agents for their constituents, the views of constituents would seamlessly translate to the correct policy outcomes. But the real story is much more complex, and one that requires the careful consideration of the effects of these constraints in order to better understand the pathologies of representation that are inherent in any political system. She is also co-editor of State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

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Date:
May 23
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Kelley Beeson

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