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Reeher Talks to the Washington Examiner About Democrats Losing Hispanic Voters

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Washington Examiner article "Democrats lose Hispanic and blue-collar voters at same time."

April 20, 2022

Ackerman Examines Two Nationalist Insurrections to Explain Origin of the Mass Party in New Book

Edwin Ackerman
Edwin Ackerman examines two nationalist insurrections that were largely composed of a peasant-base in Mexico in 1921 and Bolivia in 1952 in his new book, "Origins of the Mass Party: Dispossession and the Party-Form in Mexico and Bolivia in Comparative Perspective" (University of Oxford Press, 2021).  
March 3, 2022

Monnat's Research Cited in NY Times Article on Trump, Canadian Truckers' Protests

A study co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat was cited in the New York Times article, "There’s a Reason Trump Loves the Truckers." 
February 22, 2022

Gadarian Discusses FL 15-Week Abortion Ban, Elections in TB Times

A bill that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy is sailing through the GOP-controlled Legislature in Florida. Professor Shana Kushner Gadarian says she doesn’t expect the restriction will affect Florida Republicans’ support this election cycle.
February 2, 2022

Gueorguiev Quoted in WSJ on China Communist Party Propaganda Campaign

Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, "China’s Communist Party Quietly Inserts Itself Into Everyday Life."
February 1, 2022

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Keck Talks to Newsweek, WAER About SCOTUS Justice Breyer's Retirement

"Biden's replacement of Breyer will have minimal immediate short-term impact on the court," Thomas Keck, professor of political science and Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics, tells Newsweek. "There will still be a 6-3 conservative majority." Keck also spoke with WAER about Justice Breyer's retirement.
January 31, 2022

Reeher Discusses Rep. Katko's Retirement With The Hill, WRVO

Rep. John Katko (R-NY 24th District) announced his retirement last week, creating an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a seat. But some experts warn that nominating someone who is too far to the left could turn off moderate voters, such as those who voted for both Biden and Katko in 2020.
January 20, 2022

Banks Talks to CNY Central, WAER One Year After Jan. 6 Insurrection

Professor Emeritus William C. Banks worries the disinformation that fueled the attack on the U.S. Capitol one year ago will lead to additional unrest in the future.
January 13, 2022

Gadarian Discusses Forthcoming Book on Politics, COVID With Raw Story

Professor Shana Kushner Gadarian is the co-author of the forthcoming "Pandemic Politics: How COVID-19 Exposed the Depth of American Polarization" (Princeton University Press).
January 13, 2022

In the Washington Post, Griffiths Discusses Secessionist Movements

In the Washington Post article, “Secession might seem like the lesser of two evils. It’s also the less likely,” Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science, says, “In the long run, there will be another secessionist movement in the United States. It will just happen. No country is permanent. It will change. It will break apart in some way.”
January 3, 2022

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