APSA 2017, San Francisco:
FPG Call For Papers/Panels

The FPG welcomes paper, panel, roundtable and short course proposals on a wide range of topics related to the study of French Politics. Comparative proposals are encouraged along with proposals that focus on the theme of this year’s meeting (The Quest for Legitimacy: Actors, Audiences and Aspirations). Co-sponsorships with other groups/divisions are required for acceptance. Deadline for proposal on the APSA website: January 9, 2017.

CONTACT – Convener, Sylvain Brouard (Sciences Po,  & Jennifer Fredette (Ohio University,


French Politics Group Detailed Schedule

French Politics Group and Association Française de Science Politique Group
APSA Philadelphia 2016

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Panel: Comparing American and French Presidential Campaigns
2 :00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Marriott, Room 412

Cosponsorship by Division 38: POLITICAL COMMUNICATION

Christina Holtz-Bacha, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Ann N. Crigler, University of Southern California Dannagal G. Young, University of Delaware

Philippe J. Maarek, University Paris East
The 2012 American and French Presidential Debates Parallel Lessons

Chris Wells, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jack van Thomme, University of Wisconsin, Madison Alex Hanna, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jon C. W. Pevehouse, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dhavan Vinod Shah, University of Wisconsin
Erik P. Bucy, Texas Tech University
Peter Maurer, University of Vienna
Real Time Spin and Social Media Response during the 2012 French and US Debates

Darren Lilleker, Bournemouth University
Karolina Koc Michalska, Audencia School of Management
The evolution of interactive campaigning from Royal to Obama to Hollande

Anaïs THEVIOT, Sciences po Bordeaux
Towards a Standardization of Campaign Strategies based on the Obama “Model”

Gabriel Goodliffe, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico
Interpreting the Front National Vote in the 2015 Regional Elections in France

Roundtable: Who’s Charlie? Teaching the 2015 Paris Attacks & Other Dramatic Current Events
4:00-5:30 PM
Marriott, Room 305

Cosponsorship by Division 10: POLITICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION

Jennifer Fredette, Ohio University

William J. Muck, North Central College
Heather N. Pool, Denison University
Jennifer Woodward, Middle Tennessee State University
Patrick F. McKinlay, Morningside College

Business Meeting of the FPG/AFSP
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Mariott, Meeting Room 502


Panel : The 2015 Terror Attacks in Paris and the French Response
10:00-11:30 AM
PCC, Ballroom AB

Cosponsorship by Division 10: THEME PANEL

Jennifer Fredette, Ohio University

Martial Foucault, Sciences Po Paris
George E. Marcus, Williams College
Pavlos Vasilopoulos, CEVIPOF
The Paris Attacks—Terrorist Events, Emotional Reactions, Political Participation

Justin Gest, George Mason University
Muslims in Europe and the US: Drivers of Integration Beyond Resource Determinism

Brandon Kendhammer, Ohio University
Jennifer Fredette, Ohio University
Laïcité through Nonwestern Lenses—Comparing State Efforts to Incorporate Muslims

Antoine JARDIN, Sciences Po Paris
French Politics and the Emergence of Homegrown Jihadism: 2012-2016


Panel : Second Order Elections and Beyond: The 2014 and 2015 French Local Elections
Location: Loews, Commonwealth D


Jennifer Fredette, Ohio University

Vincent Pons, Harvard Business School

Sylvain Brouard, Sciences Po
Martial Foucault, Sciences Po
The Effects of Ranking and Distance in a Mixed Run-off System

Bernard Dolez, Université Paris 1
Annie Laurent, Université de Lille
André Blais, University of Montreal
Rank Matters: Strategic Desertion in the Second Round of French Local Elections

Cal Angus Le Gall, Salzburg University
Raul Magni-Berton, Sciences Po Grenoble, Univ. Grenoble-Alpes Are First-Order Elections becoming Second-Order Elections?

Vincent Pons, Harvard Business School
Clémence Tricaud, Ecole Polytechnique
Strategic or Sincere Voters? Evidence from a RDD in French Elections



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