Miller Center

2004 Spring Fellowship Conference

May 7, 2004
10:00 AM




Mark Stern, Alethia Jones, Daniel Tichenor, Rebecca Bohrman

Politics and Policy of Immigrant Entry and Mobility - 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Rebecca Bohrman, Yale University
"Sifting Immigrants: The Political and Historical Roots of Administrative Failure in the I.N.S."

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Mentor: Daniel Tichenor, Rutgers University Associate Professor of Political Science

 

Alethia Jones , Yale University
"Bootstraps and Beltways: The State's Role in Immigrant Self-Help"

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Mentor: Mark Stern, University of Pennsylvania Professor of Social Welfare and History

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May 7, 2004
11:45 AM




Derek Hoff, Michael Bernstein, Shelley Hurt, Ronnie Lipschutz

The Political Economy of Food and Population - 11:45-1:15 p.m.

Derek Hoff, University of Virginia
"Are We Too Many?: The Political Economy of Population in the Twentieth-century United States"

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Mentor: Michael Bernstein, University of California, San Diego Professor of History

 

Shelley Hurt, New School University
"Institutionalizing Food Power: U.S. Foreign Policy, Intellectual Property Rights, and the Agricultural Biotechnology Industry, 1972-1994"

Mentor: Ronnie Lipschutz, University of California, Santa Cruz, Professor of Politics

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May 7, 2004
2:30 PM




Elisabeth Clemens, Stephen Skowronek, Professor Brian Balogh, Richard Bensel

Manuscript Review of Stephen Skowronek and Karen Orren's The Search for American Political Development - 2:30-4:45 p.m.


The Search for American Political Development

Authors: Stephen Skowronek, Yale University

Karen Orren, University of Chicago

 

Commentators: Brian Balogh, University of Virginia; Richard Bensel, Cornell University; and Elizabeth Clemens, University of Chicago

 

Moderated by: Sid Milkis, University of Virginia Professor of Politics

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May 8, 2004
9:30 AM




Michael Klarman, Christopher Schmidt, Thomas J. Sugrue, Nancy Banks

Race and Public Policy - 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Nancy Banks, Columbia University
"The Struggle over Affirmative Action in the New York City Building Trades, 1961-1976"

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

 

Christopher Schmidt, Harvard University
"Postwar Liberalism and the Origins of Brown v. Board of Education"

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Mentor: Michael Klarman, University of Virginia Professor of Law and History

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May 8, 2004
11:15 AM




Chris Howard, Lori Fritz, Kim Phillips-Fein, Bruce Schulman

Between Free Market and the Public Sphere – 11:15-12:45 p.m.

Lori Fritz, University of Virginia
"Weaving the Safety Net, Strand by Strand: State Health Care Regimes"

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Mentor: Chris Howard, College of William and Mary Professor of Government

 

Kim Phillips-Fein, Columbia University
"Top-Down Revolution: The Birth of Free Market Politics in America and the Backlash Against the New Deal"

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Mentor: Bruce Schulman, Boston University Professor of History

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May 8, 2004
2:00 PM




Jonathan Zimmerman, Tracy Steffes, Marc Landy, Kathleen Grammatico Ferraiolo

A View from the States- 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Kathleen Ferraiolo, University of Virginia
"A Theory of Drug Control Policy in the Twentieth Century and the Success of Drug Law Reform in the 1990s"

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Mentor: Marc Landy, Boston College Professor of Political Science

 

Tracy Steffes, University of Chicago
"American Cold War Policy in its Wider International and Domestic Context, 1945-47"

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Mentor: Jonathan Zimmerman, New York University Professor of Educational History

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