As Trump announces he will not certify the Iran Nuclear Deal, Mark Bell, assistant professor of political science, discusses the implications of this decision and why the US will have "no hope" of negotiating with North Korea.
Trump's concern for ratings and use of humiliation tactics are noticeably similar to tropes seen on reality television. Laurie Ouellette, a CLA professor in the Department of Communication Studies and the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, comments.
Does the Nobel Peace Prize bring more trouble than peace for its recipients? Dr. Ronald Krebs, professor in political science, discusses the award's political meaning, as well as the effects it has on the lives of its winners.
Ore Koren uses big data to study the micro-dynamics of violence and civil war. According to his research, climate extremes and the resulting food insecurity intensify already difficult political situations.
Barbara Frey, director of the Human Rights Program, and Paula Cuellar, a PhD candidate in CLA history, attempt to understand the disappearances of more than 30,000 people in Mexico in the past 10 years.
Middle- and working-class workers’ earnings in the US have been stagnating or sinking in recent decades, according to a study conducted by a group of researchers that included the University of Minnesota’s Fatih Guvenen, Ph.D., Curtis L. Carlson professor of economics in the College of Liberal Arts.
Sociology professor Joshua Page, has partnered with Joe Soss, Cowles Professor for the Study of Public Service at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, to explore the “financialization” of the criminal justice system as a predatory system of governance.