Category: General

Two Academic Openings at Cornell

I have the pleasure of announcing two tenure-track positions at Cornell that are of special relevance to me, one in my home department (Government) and one covering my geographical area of interest (Southeast Asia). Please distribute widely. The first position is for a comparativist, with a specialization in formal methods. The Department of Government Invites […]

Public Behavior and Compliance: Evidence from Jury Duty

I was summoned for jury duty today, something that’s never happened to me before. Juries are interesting to social scientists because–at least at the summons stage–they are the closest thing that you get to a random sample of the people who live in your community. Jury duty in Tompkins County gave me a good snapshot […]