The Fellows Programme

January 31, 2009

The 2009-10 BES Team is pleased to announce the selection of the following individuals as Fellows of the BES Fellows Programme:

Walter Borges, Assistant Professor Political Science, Grinnell College
Heinz Brandenburg, Lecturer Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen
Rosie Campbell, Lecturer Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College/University of London
Sean Carey, Lecturer Politics, University of Sheffield
Christopher Carman, Senior Research Lecturer Government, University of Strathclyde
Thorsten Faas, Assistant Political Science and Sociology, University of Mannheim
Stephen Fisher, Lecturer Political Sociology and Tutor Politics, Trinity College/Oxford University
Robert Ford, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Social Sciences, University of Manchester
Garrett Glasgow, Associate Professor Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jane Green, Hallsworth Resarch Fellow, University of Manchester
Sara Hobolt, University Lecturer Politics and International Relations, Oxford University
Robert Johns, Lecturer Politics, University of Strathclyde
Samantha Laycock, Visiting Tutor Politics, Goldsmith's College
Matthew Lebo, Associate Professor Political Science, Stony Brook University
Mark Pickup, Assistant Professor Political Science, Simon Fraser University
Thomas Scotto, Lecturer Government, University of Essex
Roger Scully, Professor Political Science, Aberystwyth University
Marcel van Egmond, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Political Science, University of Amsterdam
Robert Walker, Assistant Professor Political Science/Center for Applied Statistics, Washington University in St. Louis
Kristi Winters, Sessional Lecturer Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College/University of London

As noted on the BES website, the Fellows Programme is intended to provide a research training experience for early and mid-career scholars on the development of the BES as a valuable research resource. As part of this experience, the first conference for the Fellows on proposal development, study design, and data collection and analysis will be held in early June of this year at the University of Essex.

 

British Election Study Fellows - First Conference Programme
The Reynolds Room, Wivenhoe House Conference Centre,
University of Essex
Friday, June 19-Sunday, June 21, 2009

(For available conference presentations, click on the presenters' name's.)

Friday, June 19

1:00-1:30 p.m. - Welcome and Self-Introductions
David Sanders
Fellows and Other Participants

1:30-3:00 p.m. - Workshop I: Proposal Design for The 2009/10 BES
Harold Clarke and David Sanders

3:00-3:15 p.m. - Coffee and Tea

3:15-4:30 p.m. - Workshop II: Questionnaire Design for The 2009/10 BES
Marianne Stewart
Nick Howat
Kate Davies, Peter Kellner and Joe Twyman

4:30-6:15 p.m. - Roundtable: Voting in the 2008 American and Canadian Elections
Moderators: Ray Duch and Michael Lewis-Beck
Participants: Simon Jackman and Lynn Vavreck, The CCAP Surveys
    Dick Johnston, The NAES Surveys
    Harold Clarke and Tom Scotto, The PSC Surveys

6:15-7:00 p.m. - Drinks Reception, Wivenhoe House Bar

7:00 p.m. - Bus departs for Dinner at The Crown in Stoke by Nayland

Saturday, June 20

Until 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast, Wivenhoe House Restaurant

9:00-10:45 a.m. - Workshop III: Mixed Logit Models of Electoral Choice
Presenter: Garrett Glasgow <Mixed Logit Models Workshop> <Mixed Logit Models Paper>

10:45-11:00 a.m. - Coffee and Tea

11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m. - Workshop IV: Bayesian Models of Party Support Dynamics
Presenter: Simon Jackman <Bayesian Approaches Workshop> <Bayesian Approaches Manuscript>

12:45-1:30 p.m. - Lunch, Wivenhoe House

1:30-3:00 p.m. - Fellows Roundtable I: What Moves Party Support During Election Campaigns
Moderators: Lynn Vavreck and Paul Whiteley
Fellows Participants: Walt Borges, Heinz Brandenburg, Sean Carey, Marcel van Egmond, Mark Pickup and Tom Scotto

3:00-3:15 p.m.: Coffee and Tea

3:15-4:15 p.m. - Fellows Roundtable II: What Moves Partisanship
Moderators: Harold Clarke and Dick Johnston
Fellows Participants: Rob Johns and Kristi Winters

4:15-6:00 p.m. - Fellows Roundtable III: What Affects Electoral Choice
Moderators: Michael Lewis-Beck and Marianne Stewart
Fellows Participants: Rosie Campbell, Christopher Carman, Thorsten Faas, Steve Fisher, Robert Ford, Garrett Glasgow, Jane Green, Samantha Laycock, Roger Scully, and Robert Walker

6:00-7:00 p.m. - Drinks Reception, Wivenhoe Patio Room

7:00 p.m. - Bus departs for Dinner at The Sun in Dedham

Sunday, June 21

Until 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast, Wivenhoe House Restaurant

9:00-10:30 a.m. - Roundtable: The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Party Support
Moderators: Ray Duch, Michael Lewis-Beck and Paul Whiteley
Participants: All present

10:30-10:45 a.m. - Coffee and Tea

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Roundtable: The 2009/10 BES, Collaborative Projects, and the Way Forward
Moderators: David Sanders and Marianne Stewart
Participants: All present

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch and Departures

 

List of Participants

BES Fellows Attending
Walter Borges, Assistant Professor Political Science, Grinnell College (USA).
Heinz Brandenburg, Lecturer Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen (Scotland).
Rosie Campbell, Lecturer Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College/University of London.
Sean Carey, Lecturer Politics, University of Sheffield.
Christopher Carman, Senior Research Lecturer Government, University of Strathclyde (Scotland).
Thorsten Faas, Assistant Political Science and Sociology, University of Mannheim (Germany).
Stephen Fisher, Lecturer Political Sociology and Tutor Politics, Trinity College/Oxford University.
Robert Ford, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Social Sciences, University of Manchester.
Garrett Glasgow, Associate Professor Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara (USA).
Jane Green, Hallsworth Research Fellow, University of Manchester.
Robert Johns, Lecturer Politics, University of Strathclyde (Scotland).
Samantha Laycock, Visiting Tutor Politics, Goldsmith's College.
Mark Pickup, Assistant Professor Political Science, Simon Fraser University (Canada).
Thomas Scotto, Lecturer Government, University of Essex.
Roger Scully, Professor Political Science, Aberystwyth University (Wales).
Marcel van Egmond, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Political Science, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
Robert Walker, Assistant Professor Political Science and Center for Applied Statistics, Washington University in St.
Louis (USA).
Kristi Winters, British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow and Sessional Lecturer Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck College/University of London.

BES Fellows Not Attending
Sara Hobolt, University Lecturer Politics and International Relations, Oxford University
Matthew Lebo, Associate Professor Political Science, Stony Brook University (USA)

Other Participants
Jonathan Burton, Senior Research Officer Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.

Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas at Dallas/Division Director Social and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation/Editor, Electoral Studies/BES Principal Investigator.

Kate Davies, Political Researcher YouGov Plc.

Raymond Duch, Professorial Fellow Nuffield College, University of Oxford/British Cooperative Campaign Analysis Project (BCAP) Principal Investigator.

Nick Howat, Senior Associate Director, British Market Research Bureau (BMRB) Ltd.

Simon Jackman, Professor Political Science and Statistics, Stanford University/ Cooperative Campaign Analysis Project (CCAP) Principal Investigator/The American National Election Study (ANES) Principal Investigator/BES Advisory Board Member.

Richard Johnston, Professor Political Science and Distinguished University Scholar, University of British Columbia/National Annenberg Election Study (NAES) Research Director, University of Pennsylvania/BES Advisory Board Member.

Peter Kellner, President YouGov Plc.

Michael Lewis-Beck, Professor Political Science, University of Iowa/BES Advisory Board Member.

David Sanders, Professor Government, University of Essex/BES Principal Investigator.

Marianne Stewart, Professor Political Science, University of Texas at Dallas/Editor, The American Journal of Political Science/BES Principal Investigator.

Joe Twyman, Senior Projects Director YouGov Plc.

Lynn Vavreck, Associate Professor Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles/Cooperative Campaign Analysis Project (CCAP) Principal Investigator/BES Advisory Board Member.

Paul Whiteley, Professor Government, University of Essex/BES Principal Investigator.