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Department of Political Science
University of Mississippi

Third Annual Conference on State Politics and Policy

Causes and Consequences of American State Institutions
on Political Behavior

March 14-15, 2003

Co-Sponsored by the University of Arizona, Department of Political Science,
and State Politics and Policy Quarterly

(Please contact Laura Langer and/or Tom Carsey with any corrections)

Official Program

Registration Form for Non-participants (PDF)


        On March 14-15, 2003, the Department of Political Science  at the University of Arizonaand  State Politics and Policy Quarterly   will co-sponsor the 3rd Annual Conference on State Politics and Policy.  The conference will be held at the Westward Look Resort near the University of Arizona in Tucson.  The conference sponsors welcome participation by all social scientists interested in state politics and policy, especially members of the organized section onState Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Association.  A stipend will be awarded to paper-givers to cover a major portion of their expenses for the conference.

The focus of this conference will be on the causes and consequences of American state institutions.  Thus, any research relating to the impact of institutional rules or norms on political behavior or public policy would be appropriate, as would research exploring the adoption or creation of such institutions or norms.

Read the Official Call for Papers for more information about submitting proposals.  All proposals must be received by October 18, 2002 to receive full consideration.   Propsoals should be sent to:

Laura Langer
Department of Political Science
University of Arizona
315C Social Sciences Building
Tucson, Arizona  85721
Phone: (520) 621-8983
Fax: (520) 621-5051

Other Links:

Final Program (PDF)

Registration Forms for Non-Participants (PDF)

Call for Papers