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Friday, January 20, 2017

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Newswise Special Wire: Inauguration Day 2017

News and Experts on the Inauguration of President-Elect Donald J. Trump

Trump Presidency to Affect the Quality of Financial Reporting Information

The number of companies using 'creative accounting techniques' can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states when Donald Trump becomes US President tomorrow, according to new research from the Univ...

– University of Bath

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy

Twitter Suited President-Elect Trump Perfectly While Lowering the Quality of Public Discourse

Texas Tech professor Brian L. Ott argues the angry and degrading rhetoric exuded by the next president was suited perfectly for and enhanced by the platform’s characteristics.

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– Texas Tech University

Unseen Role of the First Lady Is Why the Position Remains Important Today, Says ISU Professor

First ladies are often defined by the causes they champion, but they also play a vital role the public rarely sees, says Stacy Cordery, an expert on first families and a professor of history at Iowa State University. That behind-the-scenes role is wh...

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– Iowa State University

AU Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

American University Experts Comment on the Inauguration of the 45th President and Related Issues

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– American University

Home Delinquency Rates Lower Among ACA Households

If you are on Obamacare, you are likely a better tenant or homeowner.

– Washington University in St. Louis

Why Better Choices Depend on ‘Libertarian Paternalism’

Nudging people toward better behavior through policy can be effective, but can face resistance if people feel their autonomy is threatened.

– University of Florida

Journal of Marketing Research

Stocks Move in Predictable Ways After White House Change

According to a new Cornell University study, there is a way to capitalize on this fluctuation because stock returns in politically sensitive industries fall into predictable patterns after a new president is elected – and the effect is twice as str...

– Cornell University

Moralistic Thinking on Political Left, Right Not So Different

Sacred thinking isn't limited to political conservatives, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg. The findings are from four related studies that examine how liberals and con...

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy

Medicaid Expansion Boosts Michigan’s Economy and Will More Than Pay for Itself

Michigan’s Medicaid expansion has boosted the state’s economy and budget, and will continue to do so for at least the next five years, a new study finds.

– University of Michigan Health System

NEJM Online First, DOI 10.1056/NEJMp1613981

Embargo expired on 04-Jan-2017 at 17:00 ET

Six California State University Presidents Sign Open Letters on Climate Action

Higher education leaders ask President-elect Donald Trump and Congress to take action on climate issues.

– California State University, Sacramento

Embargo expired on 22-Dec-2016 at 13:30 ET

Will Trump Put His Stamp on the Presidential Inauguration? FSU Expert Available to Comment

Inauguration expert Elizabeth Goldsmith, professor emerita at Florida State University, explains that individual presidents, even those as fastidiously brand-conscious as Trump, typically have very little say in the organization of the ceremony.

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– Florida State University

New Database to Track Millions of Public Policies

Policymakers, researchers and journalists alike will soon have access to roughly 4.2 million state government decisions in a single database. Political science researcher William Franko is part of a research team collecting every legislative bill, ex...

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

MTSU Experts Weigh in on Election, Obama Legacy

MTSU faculty experts recently expressed themselves for national media outlets on several hot button topics, including various election-related issues and Russian perspectives on American politics.

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– Middle Tennessee State University

How Would Washington, D.C., Be Evacuated if a Disaster Occurs During Inauguration?

Washington, D.C., officials are likely finalizing the evacuation plan they would use if something went wrong during inauguration. Common mistakes in such plans are converting highways to one-way routes and having fewer lanes on exit roads, which crea...

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– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Identity Loan' Common in Undocumented Workers

University of Colorado Denver researcher finds employers often furnish with workers with borrowed work documents

– University of Colorado Denver

Political and Legal Anthropology Review

AU Experts Comment: Twenty-Five Years After the Fall of the Soviet Union and What It Means to Trump’s America Today

AU Experts Available to Comment on U.S.-Russia Relations

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– American University

Deporting the American Dream: Ejecting Illegals Drives Foreclosures in Latino Communities

Early in his presidential campaign, Donald Trump said he would deport all of the estimated 11 million immigrants who are in the United States illegally.

– Cornell University

Sociological Science

IU Media School Reporting Project Raises Questions About Veracity of State Campaign Finance Data

Since 2000, state-level political committees in Indiana have taken in nearly $1 billion in contributions to run campaigns and influence elections. A new reporting project by student journalists in The Media School at Indiana University raises questio...

– Indiana University

New Year's Resolution: Become a Volunteer

If your New Year's resolution is to get healthier and to lead a more satisfying life, consider becoming a volunteer. A recent study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that volunteering may have positive health benefits for old...

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

New GW Battleground Poll: Public Opinion of Trump Improves; Voters Don’t Think He’ll Build a Wall at Mexican Border

Donald Trump’s public image has notably improved since winning the presidency in November, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll.

– George Washington University

Tulane University Releases Poll on Louisiana U.S. Senate Race

Tulane University’s Department of Political Science released new survey results indicating a 19-point lead for Republican candidate John Kennedy going into next week’s runoff election for U.S. Senator from Louisiana.

– Tulane University

Study on American Jihadi Women, Experts on ‘Low-Tech Terror’ and Hate Speech Versus Free Speech in the Terrorism News Source

For the latest research and experts on Terrorism go to the Terrorism News Source

– Newswise

Policy and Public Affairs

Georgetown Global Health Law Experts Examine “A Pivotal Moment of Opportunity and Peril” in Global Health

As the world’s leading global health organizations – the World Health Organization, World Bank and United Nations – face significant political changes and challenges internally and externally, two global health law experts point out that galvan...

– O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law

Embargo expired on 09-Jan-2017 at 16:00 ET

Collective Statement by Scholars in U.S. History and Related Fields on Civil Rights and Liberties in Dangerous Times

We urge Americans to be vigilant against a mass violation of civil rights and liberties that could result if such troubling developments continue unchecked.

– Shana Bernstein

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Applauds Congress and President Barack H. Obama for Passage and Signing into Law the 21st Century Cures Act

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) applauds Congress and President Barack H. Obama for passage and signing into law the 21st Century Cures Act today. ASN advocated for specific provisions of the new law to benefit the more than 20 million Ameri...

– American Society of Nephrology (ASN)


Tufts Political Science Professor Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Kelly M. Greenhill, Ph.D., a political science professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to further her research on how rumors, conspiracy theories, myt...

– Tufts University

UIC Classes Explore Richard J. Daley Legacy 40 Years After Death

Several University of Illinois at Chicago classes will analyze papers from former Mayor Richard J. Daley's to look at his legacy 40 years after his death.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Higher Education Events

Pandemic Preparedness in the Next Administration

As the United States prepares for new leadership, global health thought leaders will convene January 10 to discuss ways the Trump administration can contribute to pandemic preparedness, global health security, and domestic readiness and resilience.

– Georgetown University Medical Center

Cass Sunstein to Talk About ‘Divided States of America’

Cass R. Sunstein, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School and one of the country’s most influential legal scholars, will weigh in on the “Divided States of America” when he delivers the Northwestern University Pritzker Sc...

– Northwestern University

International Development Expert to Discuss “Trumpism, the Global Economy, and Silicon Valley”

Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi, founder and president of the American Iranian Council and a former Iranian presidential candidate, to address the conflict between Trump and Silicon Valley values

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Expert Pitch

Researchers Versed in the U.S. Presidency, Politics, Available to Discuss Inauguration

– Georgia State University

“The Presidency Is the ‘Wild Card’ of American Politics,” Says Cal State LA Expert

– California State University, Los Angeles

Virginia Tech Expert Says Ignoring Intelligence Information Sets Historical Precedent, Risks Politicization

– Virginia Tech

Do Politicians Need Pop Stars? The Inauguration Query

– Saint Joseph's University

Laws of Nature Trump Politics When It Comes to Climate Change

– Cornell University

International Affairs Expert: There May Be ‘Unexpected Benefits’ to Trump’s Presidency

– Virginia Tech

Experts Available: What Type of Inauguration Speech Will Donald Trump Deliver?

– National Communication Association

Trump's Unpredictability Signals a Shift From the Norm for Inaugural Addresses

– West Virginia University

President-Elect and Congress Are Pushing Obama Into Most Active "Lame-Duck" Period in Post World-War II Era, Scholar Says

– Georgia State University

Experts Available in Advance of Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration

– Texas Tech University

WashU Expert: Trump Has No Clear Plan for Reducing Drug Prices

– Washington University in St. Louis

Inauguration and Transition Experts Available

– Vanderbilt University

Experts in White House Transitions, Economics, and Gender Issues Available to Comment Ahead of Inauguration

– Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Expert: Jeff Sessions’ ‘Reinvention’ During Confirmation Hearing Sets the Tone for Future Controversial Trump Nominees

– Virginia Tech

Pro-Vaccine Expert Available- It's Safe, Effective and SAVES LIVES

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

As Obama Prepares to Give Farewell Address, Presidential Rhetoric Scholar Available to Weigh In

– Georgia State University

Obama Expert @binghamton Avail to Discuss President's Legacy as He Leaves White House

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Virginia Tech Expert Says Trump Needs to Understand History, Symbolic Importance of Inaugural Speech

– Virginia Tech

UWM Experts Available to Discuss Topics Related to the Trump Transition

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

With Obamacare on the Chopping Block, Health Economist Available to Discuss Possible Outcomes and Impacts

– Georgia State University

U Law Professors Available to Comment on Obama's National Monument Designations

– University of Utah

Expert: Here’s How to Tackle Hot-Button Issues Like Climate Change at the Holiday Dinner Table

– Virginia Tech

Will Electors of the Electoral College Vote for Someone Other Than Trump? Political Scientist Can Explain the Ins & Outs

– Georgia State University

Possible Effect of “Faithless” Electors in the Final Step of the Election

– Northwestern University

Tough Questions for Tillerson at Confirmation Hearings, According to Virginia Tech Expert

– Virginia Tech

Let's Talk About Debt: Not a Moral Failure, but a Political Issue

– University of California, Irvine

With President Barack Obama Ordering A "Full Review" of Russian Hacking During the Presidential Election in November, NSU Is Home to Cybersecurity Expert for Media Working Related Stories.

– Nova Southeastern University

WVU Expert: Trump Campaign Ties to Russian Interests Harken Back to Cold War-Era Politics

– West Virginia University

Former High-Level Homeland Security Staffer, Cybersecurity Expert Available to Comment On "Full Review" of Russian Hacking

– Northwestern University

Union Leader, Not Trump, Is Winner of Twitter Clash

– Cornell University

Taiwan Expert Available to Comment on President-Elect Trump's Historic Phone Call

– Ithaca College

Despite His Past, Carson May Become America’s ‘Dismantler-in-Chief’

– Cornell University

The ‘Taiwan Card’ Is Bound to Backfire Spectacularly

– Cornell University





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