2015 - 2016 CLASS Workshops

Fall 2015

Location: USC Gould School of Law, Faculty Lounge, Room 433 (unless otherwise stated)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
(Note: Lunch served at 11:50 a.m., Talk begins promptly at 12:00 p.m.)
Day: Mondays

Hard copies of all CLASS papers are available in room 461.
Online copies can be downloaded by clicking the title of the paper below as they become available. When not available for download, copies will be emailed to members of the CLASS email list. To join the list, please click here.

(Please note that some topics are to be announced)

  • August 24 - Gillian Hadfield (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "Pervasive Spurious Normativity or: The Case for Lots of Silly Rules"
  • August 31 - Alexander Stremitzer (UCLA)
    Topic: "Promises, Reliance, and Psychological Lock-in"
  • September 14 - Ben Graham (USC School of International Relations)
    Topic: "Investing in the Homeland: The Political Economy of Diaspora Direct Investment"
  • September 21 - Dan Simon (USC Law & Psychology) * Jointly Sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series
    Topic: Reasoning Backwards and Sideways
  • September 28 - Tom Lyon (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "The Problem with Prepositions when Questioning Child Witnesses About Clothing"
  • October 5 - Daria Roithmayr (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "The Cat-and-Mouse Dynamics of Payday Lending: Optimizing Regulatory Responses to Repeated Lender Evasion"
  • October 12 - Michael Simkovic (Seton Hall)
    Topic: "The Knowledge Tax"
  • October 19 - Shari Diamond (Northwestern)
    Topic: TBA
  • October 26 - Daniel Carpenter (Harvard)
    Topic: TBA
  • November 2 - Peter Rosendorff (NYU)
    Topic: "Transparency, Protest and Political (In) Stability"
  • November 9 - Daphna Oyserman (USC Psychology)
    Topic: TBA
  • November 16 - Jamein Cunningham (Portland State University)
    Topic: "An Evaluation of the Federal Legal Services Program: Evidence from Crime Rates and Property Values"
  • November 23 - Jonathan Markowitz (USC School of International Relations)
    Topic: TBA
  • November 30 - Geoffrey Miller (NYU Law)
    Topic: TBA
  • December 7 - TBD
    Topic: TBA

Spring 2016

Location: USC Gould School of Law, Faculty Lounge, Room 433 (unless otherwise stated)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
(Note: Lunch served at 11:50 a.m., Talk begins promptly at 12:00 p.m.)
Day: Mondays

Hard copies of all CLASS papers are available in room 461.
Online copies can be downloaded by clicking the title of the paper below as they become available. When not available for download, copies will be emailed to members of the CLASS email list. To join the list, please click here.

(Please note that some topics are to be announced)

  • January 11 - TBD
    Topic: TBA
  • January 25 - Prasad Krishnamurthy (Berkeley Law)
    Topic: TBA
  • February 1 - TBD
    Topic: TBA
  • February 8 - Robert Kurzban (University of Pennsylvania)
    Topic: "Strategic Morality"
  • February 22 - Jonah Gelbach (University of Pennsylvania)
    Topic: TBAs
  • February 29 - Edward Kleinbard (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: TBA
  • March 7 - Brenda Major (UC Santa Barbara)
    Topic: "Diversity Programs and Perceptions of Discrimination"
  • March 21 - TBD
    Topic: TBA
  • March 29 - TBD
    Topic: TBA
  • April 4 - TBD
    Topic: TBA
  • April 11 - TBD
    Topic: TBA
  • April 18 - TBD
    Topic: TBA
  • April 25 - Scott Baker (Washington University in St. Louis)
    Topic: TBA

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