Faculty News

Deborah Schildkraut, Professor of American Politics, co-authored a new piece on "Assessing the Political Distinctiveness of White Millennials: How Race and Generation Shape Racial and Political Attitudes in a Changing America" for the Russell Sage Foundation Journal. Read more >

Kelly Greenhill, Associate Professor and Director of the International Relations Program, wrote a piece for Foreign Affairs on how President Trump has manipulated the migration debate through the use of "extra-factual information," distraction, threat conflation, and repetition. Read more >

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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The Politics of Post-Truth
STS Lunch Seminar Series w/ Professor Sheila Jasanoff

Friday, September 21, 2018 | 12noon
Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room
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