CSDP Workshop: The Presidency and the Administrative State

May 18, 2018, 10:00 am5:30 pm
By invitation only


Event Description

By invitation only

CSDP Workshop on the Presidency and the Administrative State

This workshop will bring together a small group of scholars studying key strategies for presidential control, including personnel decisions and agency directives.

Friday, May 18

9:30am – 10:00          Breakfast and Opening Remarks

10:00 – 11:00              Jon Rogowski, Harvard University: The Unilateral Presidency, 1933-2017

                                             Discussant: Brandice Canes-Wrone, Princeton University

11:00 – 11:15             Break

11:15 – 12:15             Kenneth Lowande, CSDP: Presidents and the Status Quo

                                            Discussant: Charles Cameron, Princeton University

12:15 – 1:30               Lunch

2:30 – 3:30                  Sharece Thrower, Vanderbilt University: Presidential Decision-making and the Political Costs of Unilateral Policy Revision

                                             Discussant: Anne Joseph O’Connell, UC Berkeley Law


3:30 – 3:45                 Break


3:45 – 4:45                 John de Figueiredo, Duke University: Elections, Ideology, and Turnover in the U.S. Federal Government

                                             Discussant: Nolan McCarty, Princeton University

            4:45pm                     Reception