People

Organizer and Founder

Charles Crabtree is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan in 2019. His research focuses on fairness in politics, with applications to the study of repression, human rights, policing, and immigration. Methodologically, he is interested in research design, experiments, and using computational tools to better understand the social world. He has published his research in the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics [2x], and Political Analysis, among other journals. More information can be found at his website and on his Google Scholar profile.

Cohosts

Cohosts help recruit discussants and organize sessions on an ad hoc basis. If you’re interested in helping out, please get in contact!

Yusaku Horiuchi is a Professor in the Department of Government and the Mitsui Professor of Japanese Studies at Dartmouth College. Previously, he was an Associate Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001. His research focuses on comparative political behavior, international public opinion, comparative political economy, and electoral institutions. Methodologically, he is interested in experimental designs and computational social science. He has published his research in the American Journal of Political Science, the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, and Political Analysis, among other journals. More information can be found at his website and on his Google Scholar profile.

Masaaki Higashijima is a Visiting Research Scholar in the Center for Political Studies at the University of Michigan and an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Information Sciences at Tohoku University. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Advanced Study at Waseda University and a Postdoctoral Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University in 2015. His research focuses on comparative political economy in authoritarian contexts. He has published his research in the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and World Development, among other journals. More information can be found at his website and on his Google Scholar profile.

Yu Jin Woo is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University, supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Previously, she was a Research Scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia in 2016. Her research focuses on the political economy of international migration (e.g. legal/irregular migration, refugee movement). Specifically, she writes about the public perception of migrants, the migration policymaking process, and an interrelationship between the two. Her most recent research evaluates the new migration policies enacted by the Abe Cabinet in conjunction with Japanese public attitudes toward migration, naturalization, and migrant integration. She primarily examines these topics using quantitative methods.

Discussants

AOPSSS is grateful to the kind and generous help of our many discussants. Please check out their websites and read their research!