Undergraduate Research


Name: Ifeoluwa Adedeji
Paper Title: Borrowed Institutions and the Challenge of Adaptation in Nigeria's Democratic Experiment
Institution: Ohio University
Professional Email: ifeoluwa1909@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Jordy Barry
Paper Title: 'Progressive' Politics and 'Barbaric' Behaviors: The Detachment of the South African Constitution and its Protections Against Female Genital Mutilation
Institution: Rutgers University
Professional Email: jordy.barry@rutgers.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Kattalina Berriochoa
Paper Title: Analyzing Tax Preferences for Education
Institution: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Professional Email: kberriochoa@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Chair the panel
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Cynthia Botteron
Paper Title: State Religion and Requirements for Public Office
Institution: Shippensburg University
Professional Email: cabotteron@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Thursday Afternoon


Name: Courtney Broscious
Paper Title: From data reporting to program management: A new approach to utilizing data in local drug court programs
Institution: Eastern Connecticut State University
Professional Email: brosciousc@easternct.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Pavitra Chari
Paper Title: Rainbow Saris and Magic Teas: Nanotechnology Policies, Markets, and Regulations in China and India
Institution: Northeastern University
Professional Email: pavitrachari@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Jesse Clark
Paper Title: Beyond the Circle: Measuring District Compactness Using Graph Theory
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professional Email: jtclark@MIT.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Joseph Cobetto
Paper Title: Appellate Judges as Tribunes?: Appellate Judicial Elections, Campaign Expenditures and Executive-Judicial Relations in the States
Institution: University of Missouri, Columbia
Professional Email: ussenator@hotmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Fred Cocozzelli
Paper Title: Social Policy Reform and the Conflict in Ukraine
Institution: St. John's University
Professional Email: cocozzef@stjohns.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Kevin Costa
Paper Title:
Institution: Radio France Internationale
Professional Email: KevinCosta@alumni.brown.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Chair the panel
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Wenqi Dang
Paper Title: How People’s Attitudes Predict Environmental Action Comparing China, the Netherlands, United States Germany and Sweden
Institution: University of Twente
Professional Email: w.dang@utwente.nl
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Ugurcan Evci
Paper Title: Turkish - Kurdish Ethnic Conflict in Turkey: An Everlasting Question
Institution: New York University
Professional Email: ugurcanevci1@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Emily Ferkaluk
Paper Title: Imperial Problems of Domestic Policy: How Alexis de Tocqueville Discusses Empire in “On the Penitentiary System in the United States and Its Application to France.”
Institution: Cedarville University
Professional Email: emilykferkaluk@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Sara Grove
Paper Title: Giving Away the Farm? Competing Interests and the 2014 Farm Bill
Institution: Shippensburg University
Professional Email: sagrov@ship.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Thursday Afternoon


Name: Evan Haglund
Paper Title: Strategically Empty? Vacancies and Nomination Delay in Presidential Appointments
Institution: US Coast Guard Academy
Professional Email: evan.t.haglund@uscga.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: E.Brooke Harlowe
Paper Title:
Institution:
Professional Email:
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Miaad Hassan
Paper Title: Minority Rule in Iraq, Syria, and Bahrain: A Comparative Analysis
Institution: University of Florida
Professional Email: miaad08@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both?
When can you volunteer?


Name: Jeffrey G. Karam
Paper Title: Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iraqi Coup, 1958
Institution: Brandeis University
Professional Email: jkaram@brandeis.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Juman Kim
Paper Title: Democracy and the Politics of Impudence: An Unorthodox Reading of Aristotle
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Professional Email: jumankim@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Kyrie Kowalik
Paper Title: Defining Refugees in Terms of Justice: An Evaluation of the European “Migrant” Crisis and Undocumented Immigrants in the United States
Institution: University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Professional Email: Kyrie_Kowalik@student.uml.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Thursday Morning


Name: Maximilian Krahe
Paper Title: Bridging The Gap Between Descriptive and Normative Theory
Institution: Yale University
Professional Email: max.krahe@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Chair the panel
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Adam Kunz
Paper Title: The Fraternity-Difference Principle Correspondence: Rawls’ Conception of the Person as Justification for Fraternity
Institution: University of California, Davis
Professional Email: adamscottkunz@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Azzedine Layachi
Paper Title:
Institution:
Professional Email:
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Young-Im Lee
Paper Title: Political Machines, Mixed Electoral System, and Gender: Challenges for Continuing Political Career for Women National Legislators
Institution: University of Missouri-St. Louis
Professional Email: youngim.lee@mail.umsl.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Chair the panel
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Xing Lu
Paper Title: What Do the Numbers Say? — An Empirical Study on the Rationale behind China’s OFDI
Institution: New York University
Professional Email: xl1312@nyu.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Timothy Marple
Paper Title: A Network Approach to Post-Crisis Change in Government Debt Holdings
Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Professional Email: temarple@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Kerra McCorkle- Akanbi
Paper Title: Social Media as a Tool for Political Though and Express for Underrepresented Populations
Institution: University of Missouri-Saint Louis
Professional Email: mccorklek@mail.umsl.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Brandon Metroka
Paper Title: Of Bags, Bikes, and Lawsuits: Local Policy Innovation and Adoption in the Age of California’s Environmental Quality Act
Institution: Syracuse University
Professional Email: btmetrok@syr.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Binneh Minteh
Paper Title: Protest in The Gambia, West Africa: An Analysis of Mobilization, Grievances and Opportunities (2016)
Institution: Rutgers University
Professional Email: bsm235@nyu.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Fran Moran
Paper Title:
Institution:
Professional Email:
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning