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What is CAPE?

The annual CAPE research conference is a forum for APE-oriented scholars to present work in progress and receive feedback from the broader APE community. The conference includes book panels, theme panels, and breakout sessions focused on specific papers in progress.

The inaugural August 2021 conference had over 70 participants, and featured the following panels:

Theme Panel:

Race, Power, and the American Political Economy

Presenters: Jacob Grumbach, University of Washington; Jamila Michener, Cornell; Joe Soss, University of Minnesota; Vesla Weaver, Johns Hopkins
Theme Panel:

The “New Territoriality” in APE

Presenters: Clayton Nall, U.C. Santa Barbara; Tom Ogorzalek, Chicago Democracy Project; Jonathan Rodden, Stanford; Jessica Trounstine, U.C. Merced
Theme Panel:

Parties, Groups, Governance

Presenters: Sarah Anzia, U.C. Berkeley; Daniel Galvin, Northwestern; Jane Gingrich, Oxford; David Karol, University of Maryland
Book Panel:

Hijacking the Agenda: Economic Power and Political Influence

Presenters: Christopher Witko, Penn State; Jana Morgan, Nathan J. Kelly, University of Tennessee; Peter K. Enns, Cornell
Book Panel:

The Judicial Tug of War: How Lawyers, Politicians, and Ideological Incentives Shape the American Judiciary

Presenters: Adam Bonica, Stanford; Maya Sen, Harvard

We will be re-convening online in August 2022 for the second annual CAPE research conference. If you are interested in attending or presenting, please fill out the form below.

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