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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)


Announcements


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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