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Eitan Hersh, Associate Professor of American Politics, told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Cambridge Analytica and the Future of Data Privacy that "the idea that Cambridge Analytica could use Facebook likes to predict personalities and use those predictions to effectively target ads strikes me as implausible, given what we know about the significant challenges in persuasion in campaigns," ... Read more >

Donald Klein, Professor Emeritus of Asian Studies (1973-1996), passed away at the age of 88 last month. Read more about his career and achievements >

Jeff Berry, Skuse Professor of American Politics, and Jim Glaser, Professor and Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, wrote an article for the Political Science Quarterly on "Compromising Positions: Why Republican Partisans Are More Rigid than Democrats." Read more >

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