8:30-9:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00–10:30 a.m.
Panel I – Public Opinion Political Preferences Around the Globe
Chair and Discussant:  Professor Michael Tesler

Clara Suong (UC San Diego) – How ‘Democratic’ is the Democratic Peace?  A survey Experiment of Foreign Policy Preferences in Brazil and China
Konstantin Ash (UC San Diego) – Some people want the fall of the Regime:  Explaining Demands for Regime Change in the Arab World
Katelyn Finley (UC Irvine) – Effects on Citizens' Perceptions of Inequality across Former Communist Countries

10:30-10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Panel II – Social Movements and Democracy  
Chair and Discussant:  Professor Yang Su

Ben Manski (UC Santa Barbara) – Beginning the World Again: A crossnational longitudinal analysis of constitutional and democratization
Martin Eiermann (UC Berkeley) – The Structures of Structurelessness: Transformation, Contestation and Trajectories within Occupy London
Matthew Jenkins, Shyam Sriram, Jaedong Choi (UC Santa Barbara) – The Changing Face of Political Movements and the Consequences for Democracy 

12:15-1:15 p.m.

1:15–2:15 p.m.
Panel III – Immigration and Citizenship
Chair and Discussant:  Professor Louis DeSipio

Jane Lily Lopez (UC San Diego) – ‘Til Deportation Do Us Part: The Effect of U.S. Immigration Law on Mixed-Status Couples’ Experience of Citizenship
Jacob Thomas (UCLA) – Whither the Interest of Sending Communities in Theories of a Just Migration Policy? 

2:15-2:30 p.m.

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Panel IV – Political Participation Around the Globe
Chair and Discussant:  Professor Carole Uhlaner
Maneesh Arora, Hannah Kim, Mary Anne Mendoza (UC Irvine) – A Cross-National Study on the Effects of Social Capital on Voter Turnout
Rodolfo Lopez (UC Irvine) – Explaining People’s Participation in Public Demonstrations:  the Case of the Latin American Democracies 

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