Oct. 3, 2017—LAPOP research shows that crime prevalence impacts economic progress in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
Sep. 6, 2017—The new Center for Effective Lawmaking, which studies the causes and consequences of the legislative effectiveness of members of Congress, will be introduced in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The center is a joint effort by the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University.
May. 8, 2017—Issues of race and government are explored in law professor Dan Sharfstein's new book, "Thunder in the Mountains."
Feb. 27, 2017—New algorithm can help identify vulnerable polling stations and spot tampering after the fact.
Feb. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt Central Library will host a panel discussion on the current state of news, fake news, propaganda and more to be moderated by political scientist John Geer Feb. 22.
Feb. 14, 2017—A new Republican president could mean a challenge to retain federal employees at government agencies that skew liberal
Feb. 8, 2017—Too many safe seats, partisan voters and "wave" elections all influence how polarized a legislature is.
Feb. 7, 2017—Yoni Appelbaum earned his Ph.D. in U.S. history and taught at Harvard before becoming Senior Editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees the politics section. In this conversation with fellow historian Heath W. Carter he discussed his journey to The Atlantic and the role of the public intellectual in today’s America. Q & A with...
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.
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.