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Democracies’ Track Record in Addressing Inequality Is Thin, Political Scientists Conclude

Democratic government has historically had little impact on wealth inequality, NYU’s David Stasavage and Stanford’s Kenneth Scheve conclude in a new analysis.

– New York University

Annual Review of Political Science

Transgender Candidates, Texas for Trump, Experts on National Security, in the U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

– Newswise

MTSU on the Record’ Examines U.S.-Russia Relations in Trump Era

With questions continuing to swirl around President Donald Trump’s attitude toward Russian President Vladimir Putin, the future of U.S.-Russia relations in the Trump administration is the focus of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Expert Available

– Middle Tennessee State University

Sociologists Available to Discuss Refugees and Immigration

The American Sociological Association has sociologists available to discuss the latest news related to refugees, Muslims, and immigration.

Expert Available

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

Transgender Political Candidates Still Likely Face an Uphill Battle, Study Finds

A new study led by a University of Kansas researcher found 35%-40% of adults would oppose a transgender candidate for office, which was higher than the 30% who would likely oppose a gay or lesbian candidate.

– University of Kansas

Politics, Groups, and Identities

Differences in the Rhetorical Styles of Candidates in the 2016 US Presidential Election

A new paper published in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities reveals and quantifies dramatic differences in the speaking styles of candidates in the 2016 United States presidential election.

– Oxford University Press

Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

UT/TT Poll: Support for Trump Increases, Divisiveness Remains

In the first public statewide poll since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, 46 percent of Texas voters approve of the job he is doing as president, and 44 percent disapprove. Texas voters’ opinions of President...

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)


Senator Russ Feingold to Discuss US Elections at American University

As part of the Dean’s Discussions Series at American University’s School of International Service, Former United States Senator of Wisconsin Russ Feingold – and now a distinguished executive in residence at SIS -- and James Goldgeier, dean of S...

– American University

Higher Education Events

Latest Podcast: Trump Administration and the Law

In the ninth episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, three Northwestern Law professors discuss recent actions by President Trump and weigh in on the legal considerations facing this new administration. Professor...

– Northwestern University

Expert Pitch

Trump's Upcoming Joint Session with Congress: U-M Experts Weigh In

– University of Michigan

Researcher of Denial of Equal Access to Restrooms for Transgender Persons Can Talk About Recent Presidential Actions

– Georgia State University

Revocation of Obama-Era Guidelines on Transgender Bathrooms in Schools: Expert Available for Comment

– Ithaca College

Consequences of Destroying NAFTA

– Cornell University

The NEH Is Vitally Important to Americans in Every City, Suburb and Rural Community

– University of Utah

McMaster the Right Choice for National Security Advisor: Expert Analysis by Former National Intelligence Official

– Temple University

Temple University Experts Can Discuss Trump's Immigration Policies and Their Coverage in the Media

– Temple University

The NEA Supports Creativity That Fuels Innovation

– University of Utah

Recalculations of Trade Deficits Will Increase Distortions

– Cornell University

Measuring the Effectiveness of School Choice Policies

– University of Utah

Education Professor: Immigration Has Shaped U.S. Education in Profound Ways

– University of Georgia

Executive Orders on Immigration, Enforcement Memos, Pave the Way for Greater Web of Immigration Raids, Legal Expert Says

– Georgia State University

This Is What Trump Must Do to Truly Stop Anti-Semitism

– Cornell University

Sports Ethics Expert Available for Comment on Patriots Players Skipping White House Visit

– Ithaca College

GW Experts on Russia and National Security

– George Washington University





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