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Professor Nisha Bellinger Published an Article in The Conversation

Professor Nisha Bellinger published an article in The Conversation on August 27th. Her article, “India has a sexual assault problem that only women can fix,” notes that India is the world’s most dangerous country for sexual violence against women. Bellinger’s research … (Read More) Professor Nisha Bellinger Published an Article in The Conversation

Professor Gary Moncrief Ran Workshop for State Legislators

This August, University Distinguished Professor emeritus Gary Moncrief, conducted workshops at a leadership development program for state legislators at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. The program is sponsored by the Council of State Governments. (Read More) Professor Gary Moncrief Ran Workshop for State Legislators

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gregory Raymond to Publish a New Book

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gregory Raymond has signed a contract with Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Press, an imprint of SAGE Publishing, to publish a book titled “Great Powers and World Order.” CQ Press is a leading publisher of books, reference content, periodicals, and … (Read More) Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gregory Raymond to Publish a New Book

Vaughn Nominated ASPA’s Member of the Month

Justin Vaughn was recently honored as the American Political Science Association’s Member of the Month. Vaughn was nominated by one of the members of the association’s executive council. In an interview for Political Science Now, Vaughn explained why he became … (Read More) Vaughn Nominated ASPA’s Member of the Month

Michael Allen Awarded $1.2 Million Grant

Michael Allen was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Defense’s Minerva Research Initiative to produce both quantitative and qualitative analysis of how U.S. troops are viewed while serving abroad. Over the next three years, Allen and … (Read More) Michael Allen Awarded $1.2 Million Grant

Vaughn Tours Germany

Political Science professor Justin Vaughn recently completed a multi-city tour of Germany organized by universities in Berlin, Bonn and Frankfurt. While at University of Bonn, Vaughn delivered a lecture titled “Presidential Greatness: How Americans Think about It and How Political … (Read More) Vaughn Tours Germany

Dr. Kettler Quoted by Idaho Public Radio

Jaclyn Kettler was extensively quoted in an Idaho Public Radio report on the proliferation of Idaho political Twitter parody accounts. In the article, “Here’s What #idpol Twitter Parodies Tweet,” Kettler suggests the snarky and often critical accounts could be providing some levity … (Read More) Dr. Kettler Quoted by Idaho Public Radio

Kettler’s New Article Published by USAPP

Jaclyn Kettler’s article titled “How Democrats can build on their 2017 victories to win in 2018” was recently published by USAPP, the LSE Centre’s daily blog on American Politics and Policy. In it she reflects on Democrats’ recent gubernatorial victories in … (Read More) Kettler’s New Article Published by USAPP

Brian Wampler In Action

Brian Wampler was the lead author on three blog posts published by the Open Government Partnership. The posts were co-authored by Stephanie McNulty of Franklin and Marshall and Mike Touchton of the University of Miami. The Open Government Partnership is … (Read More) Brian Wampler In Action

Justin Vaughn Quoted in Reuters and New York Post Articles

Justin Vaughn was interviewed for a Reuters article titled “Pastors stand firm as Trump’s U.S. evangelical base weakens” about President Trump and his dwindling support among evangelicals. Vaughn’s quote was also was used in a New York Post article titled, … (Read More) Justin Vaughn Quoted in Reuters and New York Post Articles