191202 - The US Congress in the Age of Trump

Date: 
Lu, 2019-12-02 17:00 - 19:00

Conference "The US Congress in the Age of Trump", (PDF, 50 Ko)
Organized by Sciences Po, Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics (CEE) & School of Public Affairs (EAP)

Monday 2 December 2019, 5 to 7 pm, Sciences Po, CERI’s Conference Room, 56 rue Jacob, 75006 Paris

 

Speaker: Sean Theriault, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Government

Professor Theriault, who is fascinated by congressional decision-making, is currently researching the effect of interpersonal relationships within the U.S. Congress.  He has published five books: Congress: The First Branch (with Mickey Edwards; Oxford University Press, 2020), The Great Broadening (with Bryan Jones and Michelle Whyman; University of Chicago Press, 2019), The Gingrich Senators (Oxford University Press, 2013), Party Polarization in Congress (Cambridge University Press, 2008), and The Power of the People (Ohio State University Press, 2005).
He has also published numerous articles in a variety of journals on subjects ranging from presidential rhetoric to congressional careers and the Louisiana Purchase to the Pendleton Act of 1883.

Sean Theriault, whose classes include the U.S. Congress, Congressional Elections, Party Polarization in the United States, and the Politics of the Catholic Church, is passionate about teaching.  He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Friar Society Teaching Fellowship (the biggest undergraduate teaching award at UT) in 2009, UT Professor the Year in 2011, and the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award in 2014.  In 2012, he was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. 

 

Discussant: Angela Tacea, Institute for European Studies, Brussels and Associate Researcher at Sciences Po, CEE

 

Chair: Emiliano Grossman, Sciences Po, CEE

 

Contact: katia.rio@sciencespo.fr

Compulsory registration - For the external people to Sciences Po: You will have to arrive 10 minutes before the beginning of the seminar and to provide you with your identity papers)