Miller Center

2006 Spring Fellowship Conference

May 4, 2006
9:30 AM




Daniel Galvin, Sidney M. Milkis, Stephen Porter, Akira Iriye

Building Organizational Capacities: Political Parties and Refugee Policies - 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Daniel Galvin, Yale University
"Presidential Party Building"

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Mentor: Sidney Milkis, University of Virginia Professor of Politics

 

Stephen Porter, University of Chicago
"A New Deal for Refugees? American Poor Relief at Home and Abroad during the Nazi Era"

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Mentor: Akira Iriye, Harvard University Professor of History

 

Moderated by: Eric Patashnik, University of Virginia Associate Professor of American Politics and Public Policy

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May 4, 2006
11:15 AM




Martha Biondi, Heather Lewis, Thomas J. Sugrue, Suleiman Osman

The New Urban Reform: Decentralizing Political Power - 11:15-12:45 p.m.

Suleiman Osman, Harvard University
"Protecting the Middle Cityscape: Brownstoners Defend Urban 'Place' from the Machine"

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Mentor: Thomas Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania Professor of History and Sociology

 

Heather Lewis, New York University
"More Than 'Half a Loaf': Everday Governance and Democratic Action"

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Mentor: Martha Biondi, Northwestern University Associate Professor of African American Studies and History

 

Moderated by: Guian McKee, University of Virginia Assistant Professor at the Miller Center of Public Affairs

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May 4, 2006
2:00 PM




John Skrentny, Risa Goluboff, Daryl Scott, Thomas J. Sugrue

Manuscript Review of Thomas Sugrue's Sweet Land of Liberty - 2:00-4:30 p.m.


Sweet Land of Liberty

Author: Thomas Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania

Commentators: Daryl Scott, Howard University; Risa Goluboff, University of Virginia; and John Skrentny, University of California, San Diego

 

Moderated by: Brian Balogh, University of Virginia Professor of History

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May 5, 2006
9:15 AM




Stephanie Muravchik, Gary Laderman, Julia Ott, Meg Jacobs

Redeeming Democracy in 20th Century America - 9:15-10:45 a.m.

Stephanie Muravchik, University of Virginia
"Alcoholics Anonymous: Spiritual Therapy as Civil Society After World War II"

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Mentor: Gary Laderman, Emory University Professor of Religion

 

Julia Ott, Yale University
"'Be a Shareholder in Victory': Financial Nationalism and the American Citizen-Investor in the First World War"

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Mentor: Meg Jacobs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Professor of History

 

Moderated by: Gerald Fogarty, University of Virginia Professor of Religious Studies and History

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May 5, 2006
10:45 AM




Elisabeth Clemens, Shamira Gelbman, Marc Landy, Caroline Lee

Compromise in Comparative Perspective: The Environment and Labor - 10:45-12:15 p.m.

Caroline Lee, University of California, San Diego
"San Diego's Multiple Species Conservation Plan: Empowered Deliberative Democracy in Action"

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Mentor: Marc Landy, Boston College Professor of Political Science

 

Shamira Gelbman, University of Virginia
"Bringing Race and Class Back In: American Democratization in Comparative Perspective"

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Mentor: Elisabeth Clemens, University of Chicago Associate Professor of Sociology

 

Moderated by: Lynn Sanders, University of Virginia Professor of American Politics

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