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Belarus-Russia Union State announces contest of young political scientists. Society 22.03.2018 Students scientists
Political scientist Benjamin McKean examines populism in the 21st century. Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:54pm. Benjamin McKean, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Ohio Sate University, speaks on the topic of Populism, Pluralism, and Ordinary People at Haven Hall Thursday. Buy this photo.

La Crosse political scientist Joe Heim: Trump's exploiting rural resentment harms country ... time, but the election of 2016 was the first instance in which a presidential candidate exploited it well enough to make it a major deciding factor, political scientist Joe Heim says in assessing Donald Trump's victory.
La Crosse political scientist Heim: Trump's exploiting rural resentment harms country ... long time, but the election of 2016 was the first instance in which a presidential candidate exploited it well enough to make it a major deciding factor, political scientist Joe Heim says in assessing Donald Trump's victory.
It started with an email that Brett Benson thought was spam. Benson, an associate professor of political science specializing in Chinese politics and East Asian international relations, spends a lot of time in China, so he gets a lot of Chinese spam. When he received an email purporting to come from ...
J. Martin Rochester, a Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor of political science, speaks to the question of "The Waning of Pax Americana?" during a Great Decisions 2018 lecture last Thursday afternoon at the Ethical Society of St. Louis. (Photo by Steve Walentik). President Donald Trump's ...

Francis is the author of the 2014 book "Civil Rights and the Making of the American State," which won honors from the American Political Science Association and the National Society of Black Political Scientists. The book tells the story of how the NAACP's early campaign against state-sanctioned ... Political Scientist
Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama are among the most polarizing presidents in US history, according to nearly 200 political science scholars. A survey published last month asked 170 current and former members of the American Political science Association to rank up to five presidents ...
Emmitt Y. Riley III, assistant professor of Africana Studies at DePauw University, is the recipient of the Anna Julia Cooper Teacher of the Year Award. The award, which is presented by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists, recognizes "demonstrated excellence in the classroom as ...
President Putin's re-election for a fourth term in office has evoked mixed reactions in the Czech Republic, reflecting the different perceptions of Russia today. President Zeman, who is seen as a strong supporter of President Putin, presents Russia as a promising business partner, but many politicians ...
“Eighty-one,” said Andrew R. Lewis. “That's the percentage of white evangelicals who voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election. The argument is that Donald Trump doesn't align with the values of white evangelicals, so how could this be?” Lewis is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the ...
Bitzer also noted that in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump received 53 percent of the vote in the district, which according to the political scientist, is a sign of a competitive district. However, the political scientist said Budd slightly over-performed by receiving 56 percent of the vote in the 2016 ...
Just the title of Patrick J. Deneen's book might raise a few hackles on America's left wing: Why Liberalism Failed. Deneen, a political science teacher at Notre Dame, examines the tenets of liberalism and points out how they work against their professed goals. Example: encouraging members of society to ...
Just the title of Patrick J. Deneen's book might raise a few hackles on America's left wing: Why Liberalism Failed. Deneen, a political science teacher at Notre Dame, examines the tenets of liberalism and points out how they work against their professed goals. Example: encouraging members of society to ...
Presidential rankings tend to be subjective and divisive, but they also provide valuable insight into how historical views of presidents evolve over time. In a recent survey, nearly 200 political science scholars ranked US presidents on a scale of 0-100, from failure (zero) to average (50) to great (100).
The political scientist played out a scenario in which Parliament proposed the candidate that won the most votes in the PM election process, but not a simple majority as required. But that would mean the PM was from a minority, he said. Such an impasse would then enable the traditional way of ruling, like ...
Presidential rankings tend to be subjective and divisive, but they also provide valuable insight into how historical views of presidents evolve over time. In a recent survey, nearly 200 political science scholars ranked US presidents on a scale of 0-100, from failure (zero) to average (50) to great (100).

Observers of Latin America echo the alarm, pointing especially to recent events in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Honduras. What should we make of it all? By temperament and training, political scientists are rightly wary of forecasting the future, as Jennifer Victor recently noted. Nonetheless, in the interest of ...
Stanford political scientist Morris Fiorina says it's media and political elites who live in ideological bubbles, not regular Americans. ... "You have two parties in a heterogeneous country where people have all kinds of views," says Morris Fiorina, a political scientist at Stanford and senior fellow at the Hoover ...
Sofia. The opinions from abroad about the case of the Pirin national park are not particularly important, but it is important to ease tensions on the issue, political scientist Dimitar Dimitrov told FOCUS Radio this morning in connection with criticism by German MEP Ska Keller against the Bulgarian ...
A political scientist, Dr Stephen Lafenwa, has called on Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to tender apology to people for not conducting local government elections in the last seven years. Lafenwa, a lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Ibadan, made the call in an interview with the ...
A Mizzou political scientist says the U.S. should not engage in aggressive statements toward North Korea while the Winter Olympics are underway in South Korea. Cooper Drury is responding to Vice President Mike Pence saying a new round of sanctions against North Korea is expected that Pence calls ...
Since before President Trump was elected — and with greater frequency afterward — historians, political scientists and journalists have wondered how autocratic .... The degradation of politics, in the view of Kathleen Dolan, a political scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has complex roots.
Still, it has been a disorienting era for a good many, causing academics and intellectuals to re-evaluate just what, exactly, their role is in society. Within political science, the nomination and subsequent election of Donald Trump defied many established theories and historical patterns. Political scientists are ...
A political scientist is questioning the B.C. opposition leader's reasoning against electoral reform. “The key issue with [proportional representation] is that you lose the ability to directly elect your MLA,” said newly elected BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson, speaking on CKNW's The Jill Bennett Show.
Sofia. The debates on MP Delyan Dobrev's resignation are part of the propaganda war and are used for tactical purposes, political scientist Prof. Antony Galabov commented for FOCUS Radio this morning regarding the tension between GERB and BSP over the Constitutional Court's ruling on Dobrev's ...
Dr Bossman Asare has dismissed arguments by Bawku Central MP, Mahama Ayariga that President Akufo-Addo acted unlawfully by suspending Upper West Regional Minister. The Head of Political Science Department of the University of Ghana says the President acted within his mandate since the ...
The president's approval rating is four times as powerful as economic growth in determining how his party fares, according to Emory University political scientist Alan Abramowitz. Just 38 percent of Americans approve Trump's handling of his job in the Gallup poll preceding the State of the Union, continuing ...
Political scientists have known for decades that political elites like presidents help form public opinion, especially among supporters, and evidence has recently begun to accumulate suggesting that people's opinions follow those of leaders they respect more often than vice versa. That is — it's likelier for ...
Sport and Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr is shown during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday, December 7, 2017. Hehr is out of the federal cabinet _ at least for now _ after being accused of making inappropriate sexual remarks while in provincial politics a decade ago.
In just three and a half weeks, Texans will begin voting in the nation's first political primary of the year. And the stakes will depend on what happens next. Just this week, we came out of a federal government shutdown. Now, there's a lawsuit in Dallas County to remove more than 120 Democratic candidates ...
Sofia. Non-transparency in decision-taking in politics is a major problem for Bulgaria, political scientist Boris Popivanov told FOCUS Radio this morning. He also commented on the assessment by President Rumen Radev that “the parliamentary republic atrophies”. “I do not think President Radev said ...
The government shutdown lasted three days. What did it accomplish, and what will be the way forward on immigration? During this hour of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with Wayne Moyer, Rosenfield professor of political science at Grinnell College and Rachel Caufield, associate professor of ...
Sofia. The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has misused the important subject of corruption and the strong tool of no-confidence vote, political scientist Rumyana Kolarova told FOCUS Radio regarding the no-confidence vote against the Borisov 3 government today. She said that the subject of corruption is ...
As in a fraternal country, Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry should work with the Defense Ministry and form a common strategy. The due statement came from political scientist Elkhan Shahinoglu. "After the incident with the downed Russian plane, officials and military officials of Russia challenged Turkey, saying ...
Eight months out from the next provincial election, and the two main parties have announced a large portion of who will represent them on ballots, while other smaller parties lag behind. The Elections New Brunswick website lists 28 candidates for the Liberal Party and 20 for the PCs out of the 49 ridings that ...
Dave Robertson (right), chair of UMSL's Department of Political Science, discusses Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with “Today in St. Louis” anchors Rene Knott (left) and Alexandra Corey on Jan. 11 on KSDK (Channel 5). University of Missouri–St. Louis political scientists Dave Robertson and David Kimball ...
Dave Robertson (right), chair of UMSL's Department of Political Science, discusses Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with “Today in St. Louis” anchors Rene Knott (left) and Alexandra Corey on Jan. 11 on KSDK (Channel 5). University of Missouri–St. Louis political scientists Dave Robertson and David Kimball ...
The disruptive quality to his campaign, his promise to “drain the swamp” has made this presidency one that will be studied by Political Scientists and Historians for as long as this country exists. "As a first year president with his party in the majority of the US Congress, the president has achieved notable and ...
The Minsk Group has been engaged in managing the Karabakh conflict rather than settling over the past years, says political scientist Alexander Iskandaryan. According to him, the Co-Chairs are doing their best to prevent escalation at the line of contact, and have recently managed to prevent large-scale ...
The rising unemployment, especially among the youth is fast becoming a national security issue, a senior lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana has said. Dr. Evans Aggrey-Darko is concerned these unemployed youth may soon see successful people as the reason for their ...
Political Science Rumors, which shares an anonymous moderator with a similar site for economists, is popular among some political scientists for providing the “backstory” on disciplinary goings-on. But its moderators have been criticized over the years for allowing often personally cutting comments about ...
Two political scientists from Harvard University have identified four warning signs that indicate if someone poses a dangerous authoritarian risk to a nation. No U.S. politician, at least dating back to the Civil War, has come close to ticking off all four boxes, one of the authors told Newsweek—until Donald ...
BOONE, N.C.—Federal judges' decision Tuesday that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered two North Carolina congressional districts in 2016 puts increasing pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to make “a clearer ruling” about gerrymandering, according to an Appalachian State University ...
New Delhi: Eminent political scientist Gopal Guru will be the new editor of the prestigious journal Economic and Political Weekly. In a statement on January 4, the Sameeksha Trust announced that Guru, who is currently a senior professor at New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), will take over as ...
According to the political scientist, this sports forum is as important for the Russian leader as was the Winter Games in Sochi back in 2014. Read alsoVolker's interview with Italy's La Stampa: There is need to maintain anti-Russian sanctions "But what will happen after it remains an open question.I recall that ...
Former President, John Mahama will be the force to reckon with if he decides to vie for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Flagbarership, Evans Aggrey-Darko, a senior lecturer at the Political Science department of University of Ghana has said. His comments were in reaction to Member of ...
In a recent analysis for The Washington Post, political scientist Sarah Parkinson, who teaches in the Department of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University, suggests that no installment in the Star Wars franchise illustrates the rules of insurgency better than 2016's Rogue One, and makes the argument ...
What's A Political Scientist To Do? ... But political scientists, and social scientists who study science as an industry, told me that the choice to publish before peer review isn't rare — and isn't necessarily even ... Political scientists disagree broadly on whether that's a good thing, a bad thing, or a little of both.
Notre Dame political scientist Susan Collins has been awarded a 2018 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, extending the University's record success with the NEH. Since 1999, faculty in Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters have won a total of 62 NEH fellowships — more than ...


 

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