Spring 2023 Wednesday Seminar Series

The Seminar Series, now over 35 years old, invites scholars from around the world to share their work in a formal lecture, which is followed by a rigorous question and answer session.

The Spring 2023 seminars will be hosted by Dr. Noel Johnson and coordinated by admin assistants Lisa Hill-Corley and Kashiff A. Thompson. All papers made available will be posted on this site for downloading. For more information, call the Center: (703) 993-2316.

In person seminars will be held from 12 - 1:15pm in Carow Hall, which is on George Mason University's Fairfax campus. A light lunch for seminar participants will be available at 11:45 am.

Virtual seminars will be held from  12 - 1:15pm over Zoom. Each presentation will be followed by an informal discussion (students welcome) from 1:15 - 2pm.  The link and password will be distributed by email.  If you haven't received the link but would like to participate please contact Kashiff A. Thompson (kthomp7@gmu.edu).  

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Spring 2023 Schedule of Speakers:

1/25

Craig Palsson, Utah State University

Presentation: Migration in the Early 20th Century Caribbean: Evidence from Dominican Residency Permits

2/1

Leticia Arroyo Abad, City University of New York - Queens College

Presentation: The Migration Roots of Development: Colonization, Human Capital, and Institutions in the Americas

2/8

Michael Clemens, George Mason University

Presentation: The effect of low-skill immigration restrictions on US firms and workers: Evidence from a randomized lottery

2/15

Alexander Lee, University of Rochester

Presentation: TBA

2/22

Sam Asher, Imperial College London

Presentation: TBA

3/1

Andrew Young, Texas Tech University

Presentation: Revolutionary Constitutions: Are They Truly Revolutionary?

3/8

David Cuberes, Clark University

Presentation: TBA

3/15

 SPRING BREAK - No Seminar

3/22

Stephan Heblich, University of Toronto

Presentation: TBA

3/29

Treb Allen, Dartmouth College

Presentation: 

4/5

 No Seminar

4/12

Louis Rouanet, Western Kentucky University

Presentation: TBA

4/19

Viacheslav (Slava) Savitskiy, Harvard University 

Presentation: TBA

4/26

Allison Shertzer, University of Pittsburgh

Presentation: TBA