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The McCourtney Institute for Democracy

Conference: Democracy in the U.S. States

Conference: Democracy in the U.S. States

March 16-17, 2023
University Park, PA

The Center for American Political Responsiveness and McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State will be hosting a conference in State College on March 16-17, 2023. The theme is “Democracy in the U.S. States.” We are looking forward to a conference that showcases the vibrant research happening in the study of state politics and policymaking. 

The conference will begin on March 16 with a keynote address followed by a day of paper presentations and a graduate student poster session on March 17. Participants will depart on March 18. 

Call for Papers

If you are interested in participating, please fill out the form at the link below. We are particularly interested in papers from junior scholars, as well as graduate students who would like to present posters. We will cover all meals and lodging for paper presenters and have some funds to offset graduate student travel. If you would like to participate, please respond by October 15.