Jan. 29, 2013—Congress and President Obama are taking up the debate over comprehensive immigration reform yet again. Vanderbilt has a diverse array of experts researching various aspects of the immigration debate.
Jan. 16, 2013—The possible benefits of a confession and apology about doping from Lance Armstrong all depend on how the world-renowned, and disgraced, cyclist uses his words, says Vanderbilt legal scholar and apology expert Erin O'Hara O'Connor.
Jan. 8, 2013—Through a new educational enterprise called NBR-U, Vanderbilt, Harvard, Stanford and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will offer timely research and expert analysis of top business issues.
Sep. 14, 2012—Vanderbilt law professor Mike Newton says Libya needs help building a reformed judicial system from the ground up.
Apr. 10, 2012—Of all the issues being debated by politicians, lawmakers and voters, funding health care may be the issue on which no one can agree.
Jan. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt experts are available to discuss negative campaigning, religious bias among candidates, patriotism and the Bible, the GOP's stance on immigration and how to eliminate bias in political polling.
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. 12, 2011—The U.S. Supreme Court will make decisions on a number of hotly debated cases this term, and a diverse group of Vanderbilt University experts is available to give their opinions about those cases.
Sep. 26, 2011—Vanderbilt University researcher James Fraser has done extensive research on FEMA, buyouts and flood mitigation policies and is available to talk to media about the recent freeze on FEMA funding.
Sep. 8, 2011—“There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach for talking to your kids about this or any other catastrophic event,” says Vanderbilt professor of psychology Tedra Walden.
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. 23, 2011—Frank Parker, who has studied Nagasaki, Chernobyl and Three Mile Island, comments on the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.