Ore Koren, a political science PhD candidate, writes on how food insecurity impacts violence against civilians, why troops sometimes target agricultural areas to secure access to food, and why troops favor violence over co-option.
Today more than ever, immigration is at the forefront of America’s collective political consciousness. Few have as deep of an understanding of the factors that play into this contentious topic than Michael LeMay, a Professor Emeritus of Political Science at California State University at San Bernardino who received his PhD from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
Alum Michael Lipset (BA '09, political science and sociology) is pursuing a PhD in education at McGill University, Montreal. Nothing unusual. But what his work in a small Anglophone secondary school constitutes a real revolution. The school will be the first Canadian secondary school with immersion in "urban art." He was named as one of '50 Changemakers in Quebec.' (Published in French. Use the translation feature in your browser.)
President Trump’s populist candidacy and election defied the expectations of both political professionals and public-opinion researchers. In the scramble for explanations since, several influential accounts have emerged.
All this talk of the House Freedom Caucus raises Good Questions about politics like, what is a congressional caucus? And how do they work? Political science professor Kathryn Pearson helps answer this question.
Professor Scott Abernathy began with one central premise when writing his new textbook American Government: Stories of a Nation: "Our stories matter." By featuring stories he encourages students to read and understand the material and bring the diversity of students' lived experiences into the conversation.
Republicans silenced Senator Elizabeth Warren reading a letter written 30 years ago by Dr. Martin Luther King’s widow, opposing Sen. Jeff Sessions nomination as attorney general. What is the rule that could be used against Senator Warren. Political science professor Kathryn Pearson explains.