"If time is a political resource of value," says Elizabeth Cohen, professor political science, "then anything you can do to force people to spend their time on what you want them to do, not the work they would want to do, is effective."
Political science doctoral student Nathan Carrington '18 (M.A.) and alumnus Logan Strother '19 (Ph.D.) explore ongoing debate over Confederate statues in the Washington Post article "Legally, Confederate statues in public spaces aren’t a form of free speech."
"Every candidate has campaigned on a bureaucracy-bashing theme," says Tina Nabatchi, Joseph A. Strasser Endowed Professor in Public Administration. "That message has gotten through to affect people’s confidence in government."
"At its core, this is about an aircraft carrier skipper who sees an imminent threat and is forced to make a decision that risks his career in the act of what he believes to be the safety of the near 5,000 members of his crew," says University Professor Sean O’Keefe.
By once again deploying its crisis tool kit, Fed officials indicated that the pandemic could drive the global economy into a more severe shock than anything seen in more than a decade, says Associate Professor of Political Science Daniel McDowell and his co-authors.