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ICPSR Scholarships awarded to Alexandra Jabbour and Philippe Mongrain

Two members of the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy were awarded scholarships from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). Alexandra Jabbour was awarded a Clifford C. Clogg Scholarship from the ICPSR for the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research. Clifford C. Clogg Scholarships are awarded to scholars who […] Read more

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PhD scholarships awarded to Alexandra Jabbour, Maxime Coulombe and Philippe Mongrain

The SSHRC and the FRQSC have announced the results of their 2019-2020 PhD scholarship competitions. There was some good news for students at the Chair: Alexandra Jabbour was awarded a scholarship of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture. Maxime Coulombe was awarded a Joseph-Armand-Bombardier PhD scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research […] Read more

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New publication: Logarithmic vs. Linear Visualizations of COVID-19 Cases Do Not Affect Citizens’ Support for Confinement

A new paper by Semra Sevi, Marco Mendoza Aviña, Gabrielle Peloquin-Skulski, Emmanuel Heisbourg, Paola Vegas, Maxime Coulombe, Vincent Arel-Bundock, Peter Loewen, and André Blais is now available online in the Canadian Journal of Political Science. In this article, the authors show, among other things, that visual presentation of COVID-19 progression has no effect on citizens’s […] Read more

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New publication: An extraordinary election? A longitudinal perspective of the Québec 2018 election

A new paper by Jean-François Daoust and Alexandra Jabbour is now available online in French Politics. In this article, the authors provide a unique longitudinal perspective of citizens’ vote choice calculus in Quebec provincial elections. The paper is available here.  Abstract: From 1970 to 2018, either the Québec Liberal Party or the Parti Québécois won the […] Read more

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COVID-19 project: Citizens’ attitudes

The project The Chair currently participates in a large-scale comparative project to study citizens’ attitudes under the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this project, panel surveys are fielded in a number of different countries, with a focus on measuring citizens’ political attitudes and their evaluations of how governments are dealing with the crisis. Together with […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 28 January, 2020

Tuesday January 28, 2020: Jordan Mansell (UQAM), Steven Mock (University of Waterloo), Jinelle Piereder (University of Waterloo), Carter Rhea (UdeM) and Adrienne Tecza (University of Colorado). “New Methods for the Study of Ideology: Field-Test of Cognitive Affective Mapping (CAM’s).” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract: In this study, we conduct the first test of cognitive-affective […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 21 January, 2020

UPCOMING TALK Tuesday January 21, 2020: Érick Lachapelle and Thomas Bergeron (Université de Montréal). “Visualizing Climate Change with AI.” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract: Despite expert warnings of the catastrophic effects of runaway climate change and growing public acceptance of climate science regarding a rapidly  warming planet and its human causes, the general public remains […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 9 December, 2019

UPCOMING TALK Tuesday December 10, 2019: Matthew Polacko (Royal Holloway University of London). “Party Positions, Income Inequality, and Voter Turnout in Canada, 1984-2015.” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h.  Abstract: Scholars have so far only examined the relationship between inequality and turnout cross-nationally, and within the United States (US). However, rising income inequality and declining voter […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 26 November, 2019

Tuesday November 26, 2019: Jordan Mansell (UQAM) and Michael Bang Petersen (Aarhus University). “Cooperation and Defection in an Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma: Do Liberals and Conservatives Display Differences in Social Cognition?”. Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h. Abstract: In its most simple form, the research question that we want to answer is: Do individuals with different political values […] Read more