Feb. 22, 2018—Former GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina discussed her views on leadership and issues of the day Feb. 20 as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series.
Jan. 24, 2017—Bill Adair, founder of the PolitiFact website, will discuss "Pants on Fire: A Fact-checker's Tales of the 2016 Election" Feb. 2 at the First Amendment Center.
Jan. 20, 2017—Six days after the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, Yale University's Jacob Hacker will join three Vanderbilt University professors to discuss the election that brought Trump to power and its political, economic and social consequences.
Jan. 19, 2017—Eight years after Barack Obama’s historic election as the nation’s first African American president, are race relations better or worse in the United States? Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos convened a panel of political experts Tuesday evening to discuss that question, as well as President-elect Donald Trump’s extraordinary ascent to the presidency.
Nov. 21, 2016—The rise of white nationalism was predicted in a book written by Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain in 2002
Nov. 17, 2016—One week after Donald Trump’s surprising victory in the 2016 presidential election, the Vanderbilt campus—and the nation—is still grappling with the outcome. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted two prominent members of the national media as well as Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham Tuesday evening to discuss the 2016 race and their expectations for a Trump presidency.
Nov. 15, 2016—Reactions to the 2016 election process and its outcome cover a broad range of opinions, thoughts and emotions. The following tips may help reduce stress and allow you to clear space in order to address your own response to recent events.
Nov. 4, 2016—Vanderbilt experts in political science, sociology, history and law are available to discuss the all-important first 100 days of the new presidency.
Oct. 27, 2016—The U.S. Presidential and State General Election Day is Nov. 8. Vanderbilt supports its faculty and staff in their right to participate in the electoral process. If you are entitled to vote, the Hours of Work policy has guidelines on taking time off to do so.
Oct. 20, 2016—Vanderbilt professors John Geer, Efrén Pérez and Tracy Sharpley-Whiting discuss the 2016 presidential election.
Oct. 17, 2016—Believing Donald Trump's only constituency is white working class men is an incorrect assumption.
Oct. 13, 2016—A little savvy when it comes to interpreting political polls can be very helpful for members of the public looking for some insight.