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DPE Tuesday Talk Series: Georgia Kernell, “Inside Parties.”

The Division of Politics & Economics invites the CGU community to attend this week’s Tuesday Lunch Talk featuring Georgia Kernell, Professor of University of California, Los Angeles. Lunch will be provided.

Georgia Kernell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research examines political party organizations, electoral institutions, comparative political behavior, partisanship, economic voting, and both formal and quantitative methodology. Kernell has published in a variety of outlets including Comparative Political Studies, Electoral Studies, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Political Analysis, and Political Communication. She received her doctorate in Political Science from Columbia University and was previously Assistant Professor of Political Science and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. Kernell teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on political parties, research methods, political communication, and comparative behavior. More information is available on her website: www.georgiakernell.org.

Georgia Kernell

Talk Title:
Inside Parties.

Talk Description:
*Variation in parties with respect to their internal organization and institutions
*Incentives for voters to join parties as members
*How party rules shape competitiveness

More information about the DPE Tuesday Talk Series can be found here.