In Washington Post commentary, Roper Center director Peter K. Enns bucks conventional polling by asking Americans to name who they would like to see on the ticket, a technique that has proved remarkably accurate.
David A. Bateman, associate professor of government, writes in the Washington Post that a new law passed by the Georgia legislature that would restrict access to voting is part of a nationwide push among Republicans to curtail ballot access, the latest wave of efforts to restrict voting, dating back to the 2000s.
After the focus on dictatorships in the South Carolina democratic debate on Tuesday, Valerie Bunce, the Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies and government professor at Cornell, and Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, discuss differing types of dictatorship and authoritarian regimes
Debak Das, a doctoral candidate in the field of political science, writes in this Washington Post news piece about the circumstances surrounding the most recent cyberattack on the largest Indian nuclear power plant.
Lawrence B. Glickman, the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies in the Department of History, recently wrote an opinion piece in The Washington Post discussing the historical origins of President Trump's use of the phrase "lynching" in a recent tweet concerning the impeachment inquiry.
Political scientists Peter Enns and Jonathon P. Schuldt explain in this Washington Post op-ed that although President Trump believes race-baiting will help him gain a second term, their data suggests this approach won't work.
Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, writes in this Washington Post opinion piece that even though China is rolling out nationalist propaganda in reaction to increased U.S. trade sanctions, Chinese leaders may actually be willing to find creative solutions for the current trade impasse.
Still, she says, there are signs that anti-U.S. protests could begin.
History professor Edward Baptist and other co-founders of the Freedom on the Move digital project, which aims to recover, collect and share the stories of fugitive slaves, write about their work in this Washington Post piece.
Historian Lawrence Glickman writes in this Washington Post piece that "nearly a century after President Franklin D. Roosevelt began his effort to revive the American economy through government programs, Democrats are once again becoming fans of Roosevelt and his legacy."
Peter Enns, associate professor of government and executive director of the Roper Center and Jonathon Schuldt, associate professor of communication and a faculty affiliate at the Roper Center, studied whether Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric would help or hurt Republicans going into today's elections and report
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In this Washington Post opinion piece, Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, and David. A Lake, professor of political science at the University of California at San Diego, discuss the recent trade war that the Trump Administration has instigated with China.
In this Washington Post editorial, Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government, and colleague Sarah Maxey, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House, discuss research that indicates that President Donald Trump's humanitarian rhetoric about the recent attacks in Syria can persuade the public to support military action –
Jeremy Wallace, associate professor of government, writes in this Washington Post op-ed that China's proposed constitution revisions to drop the two-term limit for president Xi Jinping has dangerous implications.
Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government, wrote a recent article in The Washington Post examines the idea of nuclear retaliation on a country that launches major cyberattacks on crtical U.S. infrastructure.
Graduate students Thomas Davidson and Julius Lagodny report on their research into social media use by Alternative for Germany (AfD)in this Washington Post opinion piece.
The pair, who are studying in the fields of sociology and government, undertook the project to determine whether the party's social media use helped it to win 12.6 percent of seats in Germany's recent parliamentary elections, a number that surprised many.
Richard Miller, the Hutchinson Professor in Ethics and Public Life in the Sage School of Philosophy, writes in this Washington Post op-ed that understanding the philosophy of libertarianism provides a basis for abandoning libertarianism.
Jonathan Lunine, the David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences and director of Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science at Cornell University, writes in this Washington Post opinion piece about his work as a scientist on the Cassini mission for the past 27 years.
Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government, writes in this Washington Post op-ed that U.S. drone strikes raise legal questions about international and domestic law, and suggests without Congressional intervention, the “drone war on terrorism may become a war without end”.