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John Freemuth Comments on Bundy Mistrial

John Freemuth was recently quoted in stories by The Nevada Independent and Oregon Public Broadcasting, and in a podcast by Here & Now about the Cliven Bundy mistrial. Freemuth is quoted saying that Bundy’s solution, getting Congress to transfer federal lands to … (Read More) John Freemuth Comments on Bundy Mistrial

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

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

Gary Moncrief to Present at Rutgers University

Gary Moncrief, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, will deliver a presentation hosted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University on Tuesday Oct. 2 titled “The State of the States in a State of Confusion.” In it he will discuss the current … (Read More) Gary Moncrief to Present at Rutgers University

Justin Vaughn

Associate Professor Justin Vaughn and Brandon Rottinghaus, University of Houston, co-authored a piece about political scientists and the measurement of presidential greatness for the American Political Science Association. The piece was titled “Presidential Greatness and Political Science: Assessing the 2014 … (Read More) Justin Vaughn

Luke Fowler Interviewed for Wallethub Article

Dr. Luke Fowler was interviewed by Wallethub for an article on Taxpayer ROI that was released today, March 28th, titled “2017’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI”. Fowler responded to questions such as “How can state and local … (Read More) Luke Fowler Interviewed for Wallethub Article

Justin Vaughn quoted in Marie Claire Article

Professor Justin Vaughn was quoted in a Marie Claire article titled “Here’s How Much Power Trump *Actually* Has as President” about which claims President Elect Donald Trump will actually be able to carry out. Vaughn notes that to conduct large … (Read More) Justin Vaughn quoted in Marie Claire Article

Justin Vaughn Quoted about Teaching the Election

Justin Vaughn, Associate Professor for the Department of Political Science, was quoted in a KBOI Channel 2 story about teaching about the 2016 Presidential Campaign in the classroom. Vaughn says there are ways to talk about the candidates without personal … (Read More) Justin Vaughn Quoted about Teaching the Election