2018 Princeton Conference on Identity and Inequality

Fri, Oct 19, 2018 (All day)
Audience: 
By invitation only
Sponsor(s): 
Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP)
Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice
PRESS: Princeton Research in Experimental Social Science

The fourth annual Princeton Conference on Identity and Inequality brings together political scientists who study processes of inequality and identity involving class, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or religion in American or comparative contexts.

Registration closed October 5

For more information:
Tali Mendelberg   talim@princeton.edu
​Omar Wasow      owasow@princeton.edu 
Michele Demak Epstein  mdeps@princeton.edu
CSDP 609-258-6493


This conference is in collaboration with IPRG (Identity Politics Research Group) and co-sponsored by Princeton's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, Program on Inequality, and Princeton Research in Experimental Social Sciences (PRESS)


8:30 - 9:00am   Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15am   Opening Remarks


9:15 - 10:15am    Antoine Banks, University of Maryland:  To Be Angry or Not To Be Angry: Are Black Political Candidates Emotionally Disadvantaged 
Discussant: LaFleur Stephens-Dougan, Princeton University

10:15 - 11:15am   Bernard Fraga, Indiana University:  The Turnout Gap: Race, Ethnicity, and Political Inequality in a Diversifying America
Discussant: Christopher Achen, Princeton University

11:15 - 11:30am   Break

11:30am - 12:30pm   Mona Lena Krook, Rutgers University: Violence against Women in Politics: A Global Perspective
Discussant: Dawn Teele, University of Pennsylvania

12:30 - 1:30pm   Lunch   Mentorship Groups (pre-assigned). The conference will include a mentorship lunch, where faculty and graduate students will meet in small groups over lunch to discuss shared research interests.

1:30 - 2:30pm   Daniel Posner, UCLA: Measuring Ethnic Bias: Comparing Tools from Behavioral Economics and Social Psychology
Discussant: Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton University

2:30 - 3:30pm   Ariel White, MIT: Black Lives Matter in the Courtroom: Judges, Discretion, and Responsiveness to Protest
Discussant: John Kastellec, Princeton University

3:30 - 3:45pm   Break

3:45 - 4:45pm   Vincent Hutchings, University of Michigan
New Research Ideas and Collaborations

5:00 Reception and Dinner immediately following the panels for all those registered to attend the conference and dinner