Oct. 20, 2011—If the real disposable incomes of voters are growing - even modestly - in the six months before Election Day, President Obama is likely to win. If they aren’t, he is likely to lose, according to political scientist Larry Bartels.
Oct. 12, 2011—Larry Bartels, arguably the most influential political scientist of his generation, researches a mix of psychology and democracy for a holistic understanding of the political process.
Oct. 11, 2011—The Occupy Wall Street movement could offer a similar opportunity to left-wing politicians as the Tea Party movement did to the right, says a Vanderbilt University historian.
Jul. 8, 2011—See new Vanderbilt research on who makes up a Tea Party supporter. Plus, learn what hip hop is doing for kid’s health and discover Vanderbilt’s ties to the new X-Men movie!
Jul. 1, 2011—Vanderbilt University professor of law and political science Carol Swain believes that America’s departure from our founding fathers’ Judeo-Christian roots has come at a cost politically, socially and morally.
Jun. 2, 2011—Research by Vanderbilt and Claremont political scientists show a significant number of American voters remain biased against Mormons and other religious minorities.
May. 3, 2011—Domestic issues are likely to trump foreign policy successes in determining Barack Obama’s chances for re-election, says historian Thomas Alan Schwartz.
Mar. 2, 2011—Researchers discover corporations gain clear financial benefits when individual employees make political donations.
Mar. 18, 2009—Watch videos of Larry Van Horn, a leading expert and researcher on health care management and economics, explaining his health care opinions.
Mar. 18, 2009—Watch a soundbite of: Larry Van Horn explaining his health care opinions.