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2019
Friday, February 22nd
8:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Second Floor Atrium

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Problems and Puzzles -- Discussant: Dr. Aaron Benavot

The Homeless Press: A Social Movement Using the Master’s Tool to Resist Mainstream Representation

Anasa Sinegal, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Husted Hall, Room 214

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Problems and Puzzles -- Discussant: Dr. Aaron Benavot

Mappa Mercatoris

Marven Corrielus, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Problems and Puzzles -- Discussant: Dr. Aaron Benavot

The Menace from the East: Russophobia, the Eastern Question, and the Great Game in the 19th Century

Tyson Luneau, University at Albany, State University of New York

Husted Hall, Room 214

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Problems and Puzzles -- Discussant: Dr. Aaron Benavot

How Did an Independent Body for Internet Content Governance Take Its Form?

Yoehan Oh, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Husted Hall, Room 214

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Ideas, Interests, and Institutions in Public Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Zsófia Barta

Variation in Local Health Departments: Involvement in Implementing Obesity Policies

Wenhui Feng, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Ideas, Interests, and Institutions in Public Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Zsófia Barta

Biometric Citizenship and the Judicial Scrutiny of Automated Decisions

Esra Gules-Guctas, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Ideas, Interests, and Institutions in Public Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Zsófia Barta

Girls Just Want to Have Fundamental Reproductive Rights: How Liberal Women in State Legislatures Lead to Pro-Choice State Legislation

Katie Gowing, University at Albany, SUNY
Remaz Omer, University at Albany, SUNY
Ofu Takor, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Ideas, Interests, and Institutions in Public Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Zsófia Barta

Is Energy Transition Occurring in the United States? A Case Study of Texas

Ju-Ying Yang, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Citizens and Society: Issues of Class, Race, Policy, and Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Francisco P. Vieyra

Policy Evidence in the Hearings on NYS Single-Payer and its Impact Over Policy

Yongjin Choi, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Citizens and Society: Issues of Class, Race, Policy, and Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Francisco P. Vieyra

The Lasting Effects of Institutionalized Discrimination

Carly Van Syckle, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Citizens and Society: Issues of Class, Race, Policy, and Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Francisco P. Vieyra

Big, Black and Strong: Does Identification as a Strong Black Woman Moderate the Relation between Racism-Related Stress and Emotional Eating?

Shantel Powell, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Citizens and Society: Issues of Class, Race, Policy, and Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Francisco P. Vieyra

The Collision between Urban Renewal and the Asian American Movement: A Case Study at Evictions of Residents at Manhattan Chinatown

Shouyue Zhang, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Politics and Policy in Southeast Asia -- Discussant: Dr. Mitch Aso

The Logic of "Three-Level" Games in Southeast Asia

Keith A. Preble, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Politics and Policy in Southeast Asia -- Discussant: Dr. Mitch Aso

The Role of Crosscutting Cleavages in Stabilizing Ethnic Relations: A Case Comparison between Malaysia and Indonesia

Zheng Wang, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Politics and Policy in Southeast Asia -- Discussant: Dr. Mitch Aso

ASEAN in the Denuclearization of North Korea: A Study of Its Low-Key Role

Mutti Anggitta, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Language of Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Gilbert Valverde

Money for the People: The Effects of Global Financial Crisis on Populism

Joe Sorbello, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Language of Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Gilbert Valverde

Understanding Trump's Rhetoric on Immigration through Metaphor and Persuasion

Thaddeus Okon, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Language of Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Gilbert Valverde

Petty Hate Machine: Three Celebrity Fame Models That Inspired and Help Explain the Rise of Donald Trump

William Sisk, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Language of Politics -- Discussant: Dr. Gilbert Valverde

The Integrative Complexity of ‘Acts of God’: Analyzing the Media Coverage of Natural Disasters on Liberal and Conservative News Networks

Hayley McCullough, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Husted Hall, Room 204

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Studies in Political Violence -- Discussant: Dr. Brian Greenhill

Turkey's Counterterrorism Operations and Out-group Attitudes Towards Syrians and Kurds in the Country

Reyhan Topal, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Studies in Political Violence -- Discussant: Dr. Brian Greenhill

Who Pulled the Trigger? A Look at Why Uprisings Turned Violent

Olivia Schultz, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Studies in Political Violence -- Discussant: Dr. Brian Greenhill

Tolerance and Terrorism in the United States

RJ Haq, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Christopher Newton, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

12:15 PM

Keynote Event

PrAcademics: Turning Academic Practice into Non-Academic Success An Interview with Dr. Jessica Pidgeon

University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Amphitheater, First Floor

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Networking Lunch

University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Cafe, First Floor

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:45 PM

Perspectives on Education Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Lucy Sorensen

Unified State Exam (Russia) as a Means to Address Inequity in Education

Polina Denisova, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Perspectives on Education Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Lucy Sorensen

Incidence of the Learning Environment and Didactic Resources in Pre-school Students in the Public and Private Schools of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Koral Nuñez, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Perspectives on Education Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Lucy Sorensen

Student Learning Outcomes in the United States

Nahide Gelgec, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Perspectives on Education Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Lucy Sorensen

Educational Equity in Moldovan Schools: What Can Be Concluded and What Can Not Be Concluded from PISA 2015 Results from Moldova

Oxana Rosca, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 214

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Disability Politics and Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Jessica Pidgeon

Tale of Two States: The Status of Poverty in People with Disabilities More Than 25 Years after the Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Ofu J. Takor, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Disability Politics and Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Jessica Pidgeon

Disability Policy and Political Parties: Does Party Make a Difference in Passing Disability Legislation?

Alexia Holden, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Disability Politics and Policy -- Discussant: Dr. Jessica Pidgeon

Police Brutality and Disability in the United States: Issues, Data, Solutions

Giliean Pemble-Flood, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 217

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Quantitative Explorations in Politics and Policy -- Discussants: Dr. Matt Ingram and Dr. Kathryn Schiller

A Test of Optimal Match Models of Stressors and Social Support on an Online Drug Recovery Forum

Bahareh Ansari, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Quantitative Explorations in Politics and Policy -- Discussants: Dr. Matt Ingram and Dr. Kathryn Schiller

Does Trust in Government Boost or Slump Citizen Participation? Evidence of Generational Differences from Emerging Economies

César Rentería, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Quantitative Explorations in Politics and Policy -- Discussants: Dr. Matt Ingram and Dr. Kathryn Schiller

Does Seasonality of Birth Outcome Really Exist? Evidence from Weather Conditions during Pregnancy

Jun Lee, University at Albany, SUNY

Husted Hall, Room 204

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM