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Campbell Public Affairs Institute

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Campbell Institute faculty publish award-winning books on a wide range of topics. View a sample of recently published works, or visit the Maxwell School Faculty Bookshelf for more.

The Other Side of the Coin: Public Opinion toward Social Tax Expenditures

Christopher Ellis, Christopher Faricy

Russell Sage Foundation, 2021

Tax policy, American Politics

Illegal: How America's Lawless Immigration Regime Threatens Us All

Illegal: How America's Lawless Immigration Regime Threatens Us All

Elizabeth F. Cohen

Basic Books, 2020

Immigration & Citizenship

Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts of Living

Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts of Living

Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn

University of Notre Dame Press, 2020

History Department

Shana Gadarian

Gadarian, professor of political science and senior research associate with the Campbell Institute, is the 3rd Maxwell faculty member to earn this prestigious research award in four years.

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This policy brief examines the root causes of partisan polarization in order to propose effective solutions for remedying the damaged political system in the United States.

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This program supports research and teaching on law and politics through hosting research seminars in which scholars present their research and by funding a research assistantship for a political science doctoral candidate each year.
Campbell Conversations

An interview-based public affairs radio program, this half-hour program features extended, in-depth interviews that go beyond and behind the current news cycle to explore important questions concerning public affairs.

Lecture Series


Campbell's lecture series bring together people with a diverse range of perspectives and interests to open dialogue, foster understanding and give the power of knowledge.

Bantle Symposium on Business and Government Policy

Campbell Debates

Campbell Lectures

Phanstiel Lecture Series on Leadership

State of Democracy Lecture Series

Tanner Lecture Series on Ethics, Citizenship and Public Responsibility

State of Democracy Lecture with Mayor Miner in full Maxwell Auditorium

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