David Lewis

  • Vanderbilt University

    New endowed chair holders honored

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Mar. 29, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt political scientists say Bush legacy will likely improve

    George W. Bush can probably look forward to an upswing in popularity as time goes by, say two Vanderbilt political scientists. A poll by CBS News and The New York Times near the end of Bush’s 2001-2009 presidency showed his approval rating at 22 percent, making him one of the most unpopular departing presidents in history. Read More

    Feb. 20, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    David Lewis: “Polarization and the Presidency”

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Feb. 2, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt expert: Obama trying to send message about judicious spending

    Vanderbilt political scientist David E. Lewis says a move for authority to shrink the federal government by President Obama is an attempt to preempt Republican challenger Mitt Romney from positioning himself as the candidate associated with government efficiency. Read More

    Jan. 13, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Cordray appointment good political grist for Democrats and Republicans

    The nomination of former Ohio attorney general Richard Cordray to head up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “is clearly an issue that has come to the forefront because of election year politics,” said David Lewis, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. Read More

    Jan. 5, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Why President Bush will be remembered more favorably by future generations than he is today.

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Nov. 22, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Consequences of too many political appointees

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Nov. 22, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    April grants announced by Division of Sponsored Research

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    May. 25, 2011

  • John Geer

    Perspectives on Obama, Palin and more at Saturday University

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Feb. 17, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Video: Thomas E. Mann on the 2010 Midterm Elections

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Nov. 4, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Listen: Vanderbilt center seeks to inform policy debate

    William Russell (right) embraces his father, Theodore Russell, during the March 26 endowed chair holder celebration, while his mother, Georgia Russell, and colleague Revi Mathew look on. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt) Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life… Read More

    Oct. 29, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    Brookings scholar lecture marks official opening of new Vanderbilt center

    Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann will speak at Vanderbilt University on Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture marks the official launch of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, which is housed within Vanderbilt’s Department of Political Science. Read More

    Oct. 20, 2010

  • Vanderbilt University

    More shake-ups for Obama’s team of rivals, says Vanderbilt political scientist

    President Barack Obama’s declining approval ratings increase the challenges of keeping his once-lauded “team of rivals” in place through 2012, according to David E. Lewis, professor of political science at Vanderbilt University. Read More

    Sep. 30, 2010

  • Obama after 16 months

    Obama after 16 months

    Watch videos from Commencement 2010 Week’s Faculty Seminars. Read More

    May. 19, 2010

  • Vanderbilt undergraduates present research at national political science meeting

    Vanderbilt undergraduates present research at national political science meeting

    Two Vanderbilt University undergraduates had the rare opportunity to present their research findings on the influence of patronage on presidential appointments and government performance at the 2010 Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Read More

    May. 12, 2010

  • Listen: Grading the Obama presidency

    Listen: Grading the Obama presidency

    January 20 marks the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama's inauguration as the 44th president of the United States. Political scientists John Geer and David Lewis agree that it's too soon to judge how Obama will fare in comparison to previous presidents but they can discuss how his transition, political appointments and other aspects of his administration are progressing so far. Read More

    Jan. 15, 2010