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Virtual Sessions

Virtual sessions for the 118th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition will take place from September 15–September 18, 2022. Please note all sessions are in Eastern time.

For session descriptions and presenter information, be sure to check out the 2022 APSA online program.

Security Issues in Eastern Asia
Virtual Room 1
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Contingency and Academic Freedom
Virtual Room 2
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Alexis de Tocqueville on Equality and the Democratic Ethos
Virtual Room 3
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

European Politics in Historical Perspective
Virtual Room 4
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Drivers of Changes in Energy and Environmental Governance
Virtual Room 5
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Shifts in Party Systems
Virtual Room 6
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Narrative and Practice in International Relations
Virtual Room 7
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

International Relations Theory
Virtual Room 1
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Careers Diversity Committee: Careers in Industry
Virtual Room 2
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Beyond Regulation: How States Influence Corporations
Virtual Room 3
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Law and Courts in the Time of COVID
Virtual Room 4
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Comparative Federalism
Virtual Room 5
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Violence and Politics in Mexico
Virtual Room 6
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Political Identities and Representation
Virtual Room 1
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Digital Currencies
Virtual Room 2
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Author Meets Critics on Margarita Balmaceda’s “Russian Energy Chains”
Virtual Room 3
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

International Political Economy of Autocracies
Virtual Room 4
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Controlling and Exploiting Speech in Authoritarian Regimes
Virtual Room 5
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Mental Health in Political Science
Virtual Room 1
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Institutions under Authoritarian Rule
Virtual Room 2
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Disaster Politics: Networks, Narratives, Experiences, and Perceptions
Virtual Room 3
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Experts in Politics: Status, Legitimacy, and the Public
Virtual Room 4
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Democracy, Race, Education, Resistance
Virtual Room 5
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Networks and the Effects of Mergers, Joint Negotiations, and Multilateral Aid
Virtual Room 6
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Contrasting Theoretical Perspectives on AI, Enhancement, and Transhumanism
Virtual Room 1
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Material Implications of Conceptual Neglect: Feminist and Queer Interventions
Virtual Room 2
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Advances in Measures of Political Attitudes
Virtual Room 3
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Public Opinion on Prominent Topics in Health Policy Discourse
Virtual Room 4
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Political Science: A Major for Transfer Students? Contrasting State Level Trends
Virtual Room 5
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Gender, Policy and Political Processes in MENA
Virtual Room 6
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Black Political Thought: Caste, Constitutional Authority, and Incarceration
Virtual Room 7
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Immigrants, Refugees and Normative Political Philosophy
Virtual Room 1
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

New Research on Rational Voters
Virtual Room 2
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

“Localized Bargaining”: Rethinking Chinese Subnational Political Economy
Virtual Room 3
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Affective Polarization across Different Contexts
Virtual Room 4
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Public Opinion and Public Spheres in Europe
Virtual Room 5
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Anatomy of Administrative Burden, Bias, and Inequity in Public Programs
Virtual Room 6
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Teaching Political Science in the Age of Censorship
Virtual Room 1
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Population Settlements and Territorial Conflict
Virtual Room 2
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Reexamining Minority Religious Rites in the Context of Crises
Virtual Room 3
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Redistribution under Authoritarian Rule and Authoritarian Legacies
Virtual Room 4
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Pandemic Political Theory
Virtual Room 5
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Futures of Teaching and Learning in Political Science: Different Perspectives
Virtual Room 6
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Re-Assessing China’s Domestic and Global Challenges in the Era of Xi Jinping
Virtual Room 7
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Bystander Intervention Training II
Virtual Room 1
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hobbes
Virtual Room 2
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

International Influence via Aid and Culture
Virtual Room 3
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Political Economy of COVID-19
Virtual Room 4
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

New Measures in Judicial Politics
Virtual Room 5
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Government and Opposition
Virtual Room 6
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

New Directions in the Study of Intergroup Relations
Virtual Room 7
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Authors-Meet-Critics: New Books and New Directions in Human Rights
Virtual Room 1
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Protest Politics and Movement Mobilization
Virtual Room 2
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Linking Media Content and Consumption to Political Behavior
Virtual Room 3
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Authoritarianism & Anti-democratic Sentiments in a Comparative Perspective
Virtual Room 4
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

(Social) Media and Legislative Politics
Virtual Room 5
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Desegregation, Representation, and Inequality in Public Education
Virtual Room 6
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Debating Rights
Virtual Room 7
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

School Wars? Book Banning, Academic Freedom, and Teacher Discretion
Virtual Room 1
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Comparative Perspectives on the Politics of Voting
Virtual Room 2
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Institutional and Historical Failure or Success?: Systemic Inegalitarianism
Virtual Room 3
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Race and U.S. Foreign Policy
Virtual Room 4
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Critical Explorations of Life in the Pandemic
Virtual Room 5
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

History, Memory, and Identity in Qualitative and Multi-Method Research
Virtual Room 6
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

2020 Civic Engagement Award Lecture
Virtual Room 7
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Comparative Approaches to Party Building
Virtual Room 1
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

(En)visioning Democratic Futures: Ethics, Politics, Imagination
Virtual Room 2
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Gender Quotas in Comparative Perspective: The Challenges and the Possibilities
Virtual Room 3
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Polarization, Pandemic, and Trust in Political Information
Virtual Room 4
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Domestic Underpinnings of US Foreign Policy in Times of Global Power Shifts
Virtual Room 5
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Tracing Actor and Frame Interdependence in Global Policy Networks
Virtual Room 6
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Security Issues on the Korean Peninsula and Iran
Virtual Room 7
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

From Crypto to AI: Mobilization On and Against New Platforms and Technologies
Virtual Room 1
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Author Meets Critics: Amy Fried and Douglas Harris’s “At War with Government”
Virtual Room 2
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

State Repression and Human Rights II
Virtual Room 3
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Negative Campaigning in Europe
Virtual Room 4
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Alternative Paths for Academics
Virtual Room 5
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Place, Change, and Identity
Virtual Room 6
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
Virtual Room 7
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Enduring Effects of COVID-19: A Global Perspective
Virtual Room 1
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Effective Altruism and Political Science
Virtual Room 2
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

How Voters Perceive Coalitions
Virtual Room 3
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Rethinking Conceptions of Presidential Power
Virtual Room 4
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Realities Facing Graduate Students in the Profession 2022: A Working Session
Virtual Room 5
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Free Speech in an Age of Democratic Backsliding
Virtual Room 6
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Disability in Political Science: Current Scholarship and Future Directions
Virtual Room 1
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Rethinking Rentierism: Global Perspectives, Changing Realities
Virtual Room 2
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Reconsidering Interest Groups
Virtual Room 3
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Religion, Secularism, and Humanism
Virtual Room 4
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

African Politics Virtual Session
Virtual Room 5
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Judiciary and Attorneys General in the States
Virtual Room 6
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Populists, Extremists, and Gaslighters
Virtual Room 7
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Public Opinion on Immigration and Immigrants: Causes and Consequences
Virtual Room 1
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Familiar Concepts, New Measures
Virtual Room 2
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

External Support for Nonviolent Movements and Grassroots Organizing
Virtual Room 3
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Media and Legislative Polarization
Virtual Room 4
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Electoral Reform: Why Does It Happen?
Virtual Room 5
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Teaching LGBTQ Politics
Virtual Room 7
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Economic Development and Conflict
Virtual Room 1
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Elites, Political Survival, and Navigating Crises
Virtual Room 2
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Frontiers of International Political Economy
Virtual Room 4
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Populism in Europe and Beyond
Virtual Room 5
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Influence of Identity on Political Perceptions and Outcomes
Virtual Room 6
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Civic Education and Engagement during COVID-19
Virtual Room 7
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Dissent, Obedience and Resistance: Early Modern Theories of Political Obligation
Virtual Room 1
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Arms and Defense Industry
Virtual Room 2
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Methods of Authoritarian Domination
Virtual Room 3
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

#Gender, Social Media and Politics of Violence
Virtual Room 4
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Media, Security and Global Politics
Virtual Room 5
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Multi-Level Politics: Immigrant Sanctuary and Free Movement
Virtual Room 6
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Policing and Political Community
Virtual Room 7
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.