"Thinking About Politics": A Conference Dedicated to Explaining and Perpetuating the Political Insights of James Q. Wilson

Thursday, April 4, 2013
3:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, Harvard 
(1730 Cambridge St.)
Opening Reception3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Welcome and Introduction3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Political Parties and Organized Interests
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Martin Shefter, Cornell
Steven Teles, Johns Hopkins
Marc Landy, Boston College
David Mayhew, Yale (chair)
James Ceaser, University of Virginia
McGee Young, Marquette
Friday, April 5, 2013
9:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Heights Room, Boston College 
(140 Commonwealth Ave.)
Crime and Policing
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Mark Moore, Kennedy School
Mark Kleiman, UCLA
Christopher Foreman, University of Maryland (chair)
George Kelling, Manhattan Institute and Rutgers
David Kennedy, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Bureaucracy and Regulation
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Daniel Carpenter, Harvard
Judge Robert Katzmann, Second Circuit Court of Appeals (chair)
Paul Quirk, University of British Columbia
Steven Kelman, Kennedy School
Harvey Sapolsky, MIT
Lunch, followed by two talks
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hugh Heclo, George Mason
Peter Schuck, Yale Law School
From Political Science to Policy Analysis
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Lawrence Mead, New York University
Shep Melnick, Boston College
William Kristol, The Weekly Standard (chair)
Pietro Nivola, Brookings Institution
Christopher DeMuth, Hudson Institute
Character and Culture
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
John DiIulio, University of Pennsylvania
Martha Bayles, Boston College
Charles Kesler, Claremont McKenna (chair)
John Shields, Claremont McKenna
Linda McClain, BU Law School
Closing Reception
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
RSVP to attend:pcg@gov.harvard.edu