December 20, 2017 – from The New York Times
How growing inequality helped create the bill in the first place.
December 12, 2017 – from Masterclass, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
"All democracies routinely violate the sacred norm of one person, one vote in their political institutions."
December 6, 2017 – from Open Global Rights
"To insist on the Rohingya status as a victimized religious minority while ignoring other factors cements their position as outsiders, fueling exclusionary forms of both politics and religion."
December 5, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
Benson will pursue a master’s in public administration at the London School of Economics, with a focus on the U.K. electoral system and the comparison between British and American campaign finance law.
December 5, 2017 – from 'Morning Shift' WBEZ Chicago
"Watershed Moment For Latino Politics In Cook County"
November 30, 2017 – from Middle East Law and Governance
"Aiding Activism? Humanitarianism’s Impacts on Mobilized Syrian Refugees in Jordan"
November 29, 2017 – from Age of Reflection (Iranian)
"The presence of religion in the public sphere and its implications for secularism."
November 23, 2017 – from The New York Review of Books
The Last Slaves in Mauritania: Prêcher dans le désert: Islam politique et changement social en Mauritanie [Preaching in the Desert: Political Islam and Social Change in Mauritania]
November 16, 2017 – from NPR Worldview
"The Paradise Papers, Economic Inequality, And The GOP Tax Cut Plan"
November 13, 2017 – from Russell Sage Foundation
Dr. Galvin's project "The Changing Nature of Workers' Rights" will focus on the changing nature of workers' rights in the U.S. over the last several decades.
November 8, 2017 – from The Berlin Journal
"The Future of International Law in an Age of Trump"
November 8, 2017 – from Journal of Experimental Political Science
Do events irrelevant to politics, such as the weather and sporting events, affect political opinions? A growing experimental literature suggests that such events can matter.
November 7, 2017 – from The New Yorker
What We Are Reading This Week: 'We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled, Voices from Syria'
November 5, 2017 – from The Bridge
"The Death of American Conventional Warfare: It’s the Political Willpower, Stupid"
October 12, 2017 – from The Immanent Frame
Article: The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History for The Immanent Frame.
October 11, 2017 – from The Washington Post
"This is how the NRA ‘politically weaponized’ its membership."
October 9, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
October 5, 2017 – from Political Communication
"Advances and Opportunities in the Study of Political Communication, Foreign Policy, and Public Opinion"
October 3, 2017 – from WTTW
Assoc. Professor Wendy Pearlman appeared on Chicago Tonight with Phil Ponce to discuss her new book We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled.
Franky Matisek writes on American civil-military relations since George Washington
October 3, 2017
September 26, 2017 – from Newsy
September 24, 2017 – from Chinoiresie
September 23, 2017 – from Economic & Political Weekly
Article: "Rohingya Crisis: Focus On 'Intolerant Religion' Disregards Complex Moral and Policy Challanges."
Senior Benjamin Trachtenberg, Production Intern for MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell'
September 18, 2017
Senior Benjamin Trachtenberg
, Journalism & Political Science '19, worked as the Production Intern for MSNBC's 'The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell' over the summer. Find out what he has say
about the unique experience.
September 8, 2017 – from CNN
August 31, 2017 – from The Religion Factor
August 29, 2017 – from The Washington Post
August 23, 2017
August 20, 2017 – from Pacific Standard
August 18, 2017
Laurel Harbridge Yong dives into President Trump's Congressional support
August 1, 2017
Assoc. Professor Laurel Harbridge Yong
dives into President Trump's Congressional support in The Washington Post's 'Monkey Cage': "This is why more Republicans in Congress haven’t criticized Trump."
July 30, 2017 – from Houston Chronicle
Article: "Hundreds of American citizens end up in deportation proceedings each year, immigration data shows."
July 20, 2017 – from Global Dispatches
July 19, 2017 – from The New York Times
Assoc. Professor Wendy Pearlman's latest book, We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria was reviewed by The New York Times.
July 12, 2017
June 14, 2017 – from Climate Central
June 1, 2017 – from OpenSecrets.org
June 1, 2017 – from Northwestern University Department of Sociology
Julia Clark-Riddell (Political Science & Sociology '17) wins the 2017 William Henry Exum Award for her paper "From Palestine to Ferguson? The Successes and Failures of the Analogy Comparing the Movement for Racial Justice in America with the Movement for Palestinian Liberation."
Watch From Damascus to Chicago on WTTW's POV
June 1, 2017
Watch From Damascus to Chicago
on WTTW's POV - a short film shot, edited, directed, and produced by Northwestern alums Colleen Cassingham (Medill ’16) and Alex Lederman
(Political Science ‘17). Articles can also be found at The Atlantic
and Chicago Tribune
April 19, 2017 – from The Economist
Professor James Druckman's research demonstrates that partisanship overpowers substantive information in forming individual opinions.
April 19, 2017 – from Washington Post, Monkey Cage Blog
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