Nov. 4, 2016—Overhaul of how political federal employees are appointed is urgently needed, says Vanderbilt Professor David Lewis
Oct. 28, 2016—Sociologist Amy Cooter says the acquittal may set a "legal and psychological precedent" for groups seeking to take action against a federal government they mistrust.
Oct. 26, 2016—Internet posts by white supremacists websites have spiked in concert with the presidential campaign.
Oct. 20, 2016—There is historical precedent for Donald Trump's refusal to confirm he will accept the results of the presidential election. It happened in 1860 and resulted in the Civil War.
Aug. 1, 2016—More ugliness is in the forecast for the presidential campaign, says a Vanderbilt professor.
Jul. 13, 2016—Josh Clinton, co-director of Vanderbilt's Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, answers your questions about the 2016 presidential campaigns, the Republican and Democratic national conventions, and more.
Jun. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt University's Jonathan Metzl, a mental health and mass shootings expert, and Liz Zechmeister, who studies perceptions of political leaders after terrorism, shed light on the Orlando mass shooting.
May. 26, 2016—Ethnocentrism, a term explained in a 2009 book by Vanderbilt's Cindy Kam, is showing up in a major way as a driver in the campaign of Donald Trump.
Apr. 27, 2016—College affordability has declined in all 50 states since 2008, according to a new report.
Jan. 28, 2016—By obstructing most legislation President Obama sends its way, Congress has weakened rather than exercised its power, says a Vanderbilt University political expert.