Eric Guntermann will begin a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley
Eric Guntermann is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy. Eric has been awarded an FRQSC post-doctoral fellowship and will be moving to the University of California, Berkeley in July 2018. He will be working on issue voting and policy representation with Gabriel Lenz. Here is a summary of Eric’s […] Read more
PhD scholarships awarded to Fernando Feitosa and Florence Vallée-Dubois
Several funding agencies have announced the results of their PhD scholarship competitions. There was some good news for students at the Chair: both Florence Vallée-Dubois and Fernando Feitosa have been awarded a scholarship of the Fonds québécois de recherche – Société et culture. In addition, Florence has also been awarded a Joseph-Armand-Bombardier PhD scholarship from the Social […] Read more
Balado : Le vote obligatoire, une bonne idée ?
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Department of Political Science at Université de Montréal, the faculty is sharing their insights and expertise by means of a podcast series. In the second podcast in the series “la politique en questions” Ruth Dassonneville and André Blais discuss compulsory voting. You can access the podcast here. Enjoy […] Read more
Politics prize for best paper published in the journal Politics in 2017
During the PSA Annual Conference, last March, it was announced that Ruth Dassonneville and Marc Hooghe have been awarded the Politics Prize for the best paper published in the journal Politics in 2017. They were awarded this prize for their paper “Voter turnout decline and stratification: Quasi-experimental and comparative evidence of a growing educational gap”. […] Read more
Semih Çakir wins the prize for the best MA student presentation at the CSDC Graduate Conference
Several Chair-members presented their work at the CSDC Graduate Student Conference, that took place in Québec City on 13-14 April 2018. Special mention for Florence Vallée-Dubois, who co-organized the conference, and for Semih Çakir, who was awarded the prize for the best MA student presentation. Congratulations! Semih Çakir presenting his research on partisanship in […] Read more
Semra Sevi interviewed on the topic of expat voting!
Semra Sevi gave an interview to CTV to discuss Canadian expatriates’ right to vote in federal elections. You can see the interview here. Read more
Team activity: Axe throwing!
Front row, from left to right: Fanny Geoffrion, Semra Sevi, Grégoire Saint-Martin-Audet, Fernando Feitosa and Maxime Coulombe. Back row, from left to right: Dieter Stiers, Philippe Mongrain, Ruth Dassonneville, Florence Vallée-Dubois, Semih Çakir, Christian Schimpf and Alexandra Jabbour. Read more
New publication: Gender, Political Knowledge and Descriptive Representation
The paper ‘Gender, Political Knowledge and Descriptive Representation’, co-authored by Ruth Dassonneville and Ian McAllister is now forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science. The full article is available (online first) here. A short blogpost summarizing the main results can be found here. Read more
Formation : Introduction au logiciel Stata
13 February 2018 • 9h00 13 February 2018 • 12h00
Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, C-7147
Co-organisée par la Chaire de recherche du Canada en démocratie électorale et la Chaire de recherche en études électorales Enseignant : Jean-François Daoust La première partie de la formation consiste en une introduction/révision à la régression OLS et logistique, leurs postulats et leurs logiques respectives. Il sera question d’interpréter les coefficients et l’ampleur de leurs effets […] Read more