Sep. 23, 2016—Liz Zechmeister of Vanderbilt University is available to comment on the effect of terrorism on the presidential election.
Sep. 13, 2016—The Chaplain's Speaker Series will present "Public Faith in Action: How to Think Carefully, Engage Wisely and Vote with Integrity" featuring Yale Divinity professor Miroslav Volf on Thursday, Sept. 15. His talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel.
Aug. 10, 2016—To say that this has been a crazy year in politics is a laugh-out-loud understatement. We turn to the experts in Vanderbilt’s renowned political science department for insight not only into the 2016 presidential race, but also into the future of U.S. politics itself.
Aug. 1, 2016—More ugliness is in the forecast for the presidential campaign, says a Vanderbilt professor.
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. 28, 2016—In an election season that will shatter the record for money spent on a presidential campaign, political scientists at Vanderbilt and UCLA have created SpotCheck, a new approach for assessing political ads using internet-based surveys.
Jan. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt University political scientist John Geer, the nation’s leading expert on negative political advertising, is available to comment on the U.S. Democratic and Republican presidential primary elections. Geer co-chairs Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
Aug. 4, 2015—Paying elected representatives more in salary and benefits may make them more responsive to voters, according to a new study co-authored by Vanderbilt's Cecilia Mo.