SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2006

Sunday, June 4, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Race and Suffrage Policy in the United States

Chair:
RICHARD M. VALELLY, Swarthmore College

Panelists:
SHAMIRA M. GELBMAN, University of Virginia
The New Deal Partisan Regime and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

JULIAN M. HAYTER, University of Virginia
Strictly Political: The Rise of Black Political Participation in Richmond, Virginia, 1960- 1970

CHRISTOPHER J. MALONE, Pace University
Race Formation and Voting Rights in the Antebellum North

Comment:
RICHARD M. VALELLY, Swarthmore College
WILLIAM J. RORABAUGH, University of Washington

 

Sunday, June 4, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Non-state Actors and the State: Forging American Political Culture in the 1960s

Chair/Commentator:
KENT GERMANY, University of Virginia

Panelists:
SETH OFFENBACH, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Power of Portrayal: The Media and the Young Americans for Freedom, 1960-1968

LINDSAY SILVER, Brandeis University
The ‘Capitol Hill Players’: Local Participation in a National Political Process

KATHERINE SCOTT, Temple University
'Watching Civilian Politics': Democracy, Dissent, and the Domestic Security
State, 1970-1972


Sunday, June 4, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Personalities, Preconceived Ideals, and Policy Formation in Cold War America

Chair/Commentator:
JESSICA WANG, University of California, Los Angeles

Panelists:
JONATHAN L. CRISTOL, Bard College
President Truman and the Founding of the State of Israel

DAVID K. HECHT, Harvard University
A Precarious Perch: Robert Oppenheimer, Faith in Science, and Cold War Foreign Policy

REBECCA SLAYTON, Stanford University
An Epistemic Community Revisited: Scientists, Engineers, and Controversy over Missile Defense in the 1960s


Sunday, June 4, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Serving the Sick, the Poor, and the Aged: Southern Health Care Policy and the History of Twentieth-Century County Homes, Hospitals, and Nursing Homes

Chair/Commentator:
ELNA GREEN, Florida State University

Panelists:
JANNA DIECKMAN, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Long-Term Institutional Care for Indigent Elders, 1945-1965

KAREN THOMAS, Florida State University
The Rise of the ‘Deluxe Jim Crow Hospital’: Transforming Segregation and Expanding Access in Southern Healthcare

KATIE OTIS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Senior Citizen Migration and Long-Term Care Policy in Greater Miami, 1950-1990


Sunday, June 4, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Look at Mother Nature on the Run in the 1970s: U.S. Environmental Policy in the Green Decade

Chair:
PAUL MILAZZO, Ohio University

Panelists:
BROOKS FLIPPEN, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
The Rise and Fall of the Council on Environmental Quality, 1970-1980

JOSHUA ASHENMILLER, Scripps College
The Council on Environmental Quality under Nixon and Ford

FINN ARNE JORGENSEN, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Bottle Bills and Bottle Machines: The Practical Aspects of Beverage Container Recycling Policy in Norway, Sweden, and the U.S. in the 1980s

Comment:
RICHARD N.L. ANDREWS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Sunday, June 4, 10:15-11:45 a.m.
The Self in Postwar America

Chair:
JAMES GILBERT, University of Maryland, College Park

Panelists:
ALAN PETIGNY, University of Florida
From Original Sin to Self-Actualization: New Conceptions of the Self in the Postwar Era

CHRISTOPHER SHANNON, Christendom College
From Culture to Tradition in Postwar American Social Thought

Comment:
JAMES GILBERT, University of Maryland, College Park

Sunday, June 4, 10:15-11:45 a.m.
Social Policy and the Lifecycle

Chair/Commentator:
SONYA MICHEL, University of Maryland, College Park

Panelists:
BRIAN J. GLENN, Hamilton College
The Lessons and Legacies of State Old Age Pensions

YUMI HIRATAI, Sapporo Gakuin University
Child Labor as a ‘National Evil’: Federalism and a Strategy of the National Child Labor Committee

ERIN MCKENNA, Bowling Green State University
Embryonic Policies: The Stunted Development of In Vitro Fertilization in the United States, 1975-1992


Sunday, June 4, 10:15-11:45 a.m.
What Difference Do the Rules Make? The Relationship Between Electoral Rules and Policy Outcomes

Chair/Commentator:
AMY BRIDGES, University of California, San Diego

Panelists:
LORRAINE GATES SCHUYLER, University of Virginia
‘Greater Success than We had Reason to Hope For’: The Nineteenth Amendment and Policy Outcomes in the 1920s

JULIAN HAYTER, University of Virginia
Strictly Political: The Rise of Black Political Participation in Richmond, Virginia, 1960-1970

MICHELE DAVIS JONES, University of Virginia
The Rules of the Game and Who Governs: Institutional Reform and Policy Outputs


Sunday, June 4, 10:15-11:45 a.m.
State Ownership and Collective Bargaining

Chair/Commentator:
JOSEPH MCCARTIN, Georgetown University

Panelists:
JULES P. GEHRKE, University of Minnesota
Municipal Endeavor and the Emergence of Municipal Anti-Socialism in Britain, 1880-1907

ERIC FURE-SLOCUM, St. Olaf College
Housing Politics and Political Housing: Social Democracy, Liberalism, and Conservatism in Milwaukee, 1937-1947

MARTIN WEST, Harvard University
The Political Origins of Public Sector Collective Bargaining

Sunday, June 4, 10:15-11:45 a.m.
Domestic Policy in an Age of Limits

Chair/Commentator:
GREGORY SCHNEIDER, Emporia State University

Panelists:
JAMES J. EPSTEIN, Ohio University
The Growth of Administrative Capacities in the Ages of Limits: Federal Crime Policy in the 1970s

EDUARDO F. CANEDO, Columbia University
The Origins of Neoliberalism: Jimmy Carter and the Ideology of Deregulation

JEFF BLOODWORTH, Ohio University
Jimmy Carter and Welfare Reform: The Program for Better Jobs Income

MATT FIELD, University of Oklahoma
The Senate Judiciary Committee, Supreme Court Nominations, and Stare Decisis