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12/05/2016 - Professors Barry Burden and Ken Mayer write on Monkey Cage about the Wisconsin recount.
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11/17/2016 - Professor Kathy Cramer is interviewed in the Washington Post about "rural resentment" and the Trump vote.
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11/14/2016 - Professor Ryan Owens discusses the impact of the election on the Supreme Court on Monkey Cage.
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11/14/2016 - Professor Barry Burden is quoted in this New York Times story about voting in Wisconsin.
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11/12/2016 - Professor David Canon talks about the election results on Channel 27.
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12/8/2016 - Comparative Politics Colloquium
12:00 PM Ogg Room
12/8/2016 - Department Holiday Party
6:00 PM Virginia Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall
12/9/2016 - Elections Research Center 2016 Election Symposium
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
12/9/2016 - Political Theory Workshop
Ogg Room
12/13/2016 - International Relations Colloquium
12:00 PM Ogg Room
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David Weimer, Dana B. Mukamel, Alpesh Amin, Joseph Sharit, Heather Ladd and Dara H. Sorkin “When Patients Customize Nursing Home Ratings, Choices and Rankings Differ from the Government’s Version.” Health Affairs 35:4 (2016), 714–719.   
Daniel Kapust "Ecce Romani" Political Theory. Online first publication via: http://ptx.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/11/28/0090591716672404.full.pdf+html.   
Daniel Kapust, Helen Kinsella Comparative Political Theory in Time and Place: Theory's Landscapes. Palgrave Macmillan. 2016.   
Zach Warner "A New Measure of Congruence: The Earth Mover's Distance" (with Noam Lupu and Lucia Selios). Political Analysis (forthcoming)   
Kathryn Hendley "Justice in Moscow?" Post-Soviet Affairs, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 491-511, November 2016.   
Jack Edelson "How Donald Trump's Extremism Could Help Down-Ballot Republicans"
Eunsook Jung Campaigning for All Indonesians: The Politics of Healthcare in Indonesia”, Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 38, No. 3 (forthcoming December 2016).   
Jessica Weeks, Sarah E. Croco "War Outcomes and Leader Tenure." World Politics, 68(4), October 2016.   
Katherine Cramer “Equity through Learning to Listen: The Case of Public Discussion on Body-Worn Cameras in Madison, Wisconsin.” Journal of Public Deliberation, 12 (2).   
Aili Tripp “Women’s mobilisation for legislative political representation in Africa,” Review of African Political Economy, 43 (149) 2016: 382-399. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03056244.2016.1214117   
Aili Tripp “Gender, Race, and Intersectionality,” In Palgrave Handbook on Gender and Development: Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice. Ed. Wendy Harcourt, New York, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers. 2016.   
Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin & Milan Svloik "Formal Models of Nondemocratic Politics." 2016. Annual Review of Political Science. 19:565-84.