The Politics Police Make

Fri, Nov 8, 2019 (All day) to Sat, Nov 9, 2019 (All day)
Audience: 
By Invitation Only

This conference will bring together scholars from diverse subfields in political science to present new empirical research on the role of law enforcement in democratic societies. Topics will include the causes and consequences of police-citizen interactions, the political forces that shape police tactics, methodological challenges to studying bias in policing, the impact of police tactics on public opinion and political behavior, and investigations into how policing strategies can preserve social hierarchies and perpetuate inequality