Chair members present at the 2021 MPSA Conference

Several members of the Chair participate in the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, that is organized online from April, 14 to April 18, 2021. See below for an overview of the panels where you’ll see presentations by Chair members:

Thursday, April 15, 1:20 – 2:50 pm EDT
Panel: Social Media, Political Efficacy, and Political Polarization
Jennifer Oser, Fernando Feitosa & Ruth Dassonneville “Citizens’ Internal and External Political Efficacy: A Cross-National and Longitudinal Investigation”

Friday, April 16, 1:20 – 2:50 pm EDT
Panel: Age and Education
Florence Vallée-Dubois “Turnout in Older Age and Measures to Facilitate Participation in Canada”

Friday, April 16, 4:40 – 6:10 pm EDT
Panel: Who is Represented? Race and Personal Characteristics in Legislatures
Florence Vallée-Dubois “Dyadic Representation in Canadian Parliamentary Debates”

Friday, April 16, 4:40 – 6:10 pm EDT
Panel: Understanding Economic Attitudes
Alexandra Jabbour “Are Citizens Still Receiving the Treatment? A Reassessment of Previous Findings on the Effect of Local Context on the Perception of the National Economy.”

Saturday, April 17, 10:00 – 11:30 am EDT
Panel: Informed Citizens, Media Choice, and Post-Truth in a Comparative Context
Semih Çakir “Fostering Democratic Citizenship: Mass Media’s Role on Voter Accuracy of Party Positions in Electoral Contexts”

Sunday, April 18, 1:20 – 2:50 pm EDT
Panel: Tradeoff and Cross-Pressures in Vote Choice
Ruth Dassonneville “Group appeals, Cross-Pressures, and the Rise of Volatile Voters”

Sunday, April 18, 3:00 – 4:30 pm EDT
Panel: Demographics, Attitudes, and Voter Behavior
Maxime Coulombe “Social Norms and Electoral Participation: Doing What is Right or Doing Like Everyone Else”

To access the full conference program, click here.

This content has been updated on 13 April 2021 at 16 h 58 min.