Thomas Schwartz

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    No surprise: Women worked behind the scenes to secure agreement

    Alan Wiseman's research shows that women lawmakers, particularly ones in the minority party, are more effective than their male counterparts when it comes to negotiating and getting things done--as they did to end the government shutdown. Read More

    Oct 17, 2013

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    Thomas A. Schwartz: “America and the Vietnam War” (2/14/13)

    Watch video of “America and the Vietnam War” from the Osher Lifelong Lecture Series event on Feb. 14.  Thomas A. Schwartz, a professor of history and political science at Vanderbilt, examines the war’s history, United States’ involvement, anti-war protests and more. Lifelong learners aged 50 and above can sign up… Read More

    Feb 19, 2013

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    Thomas A. Schwartz: “America and the Vietnam War” (2/7/13)

    Watch video of “America and the Vietnam War” from the Osher Lifelong Lecture Series event on Feb. 7.  Thomas A. Schwartz, a professor of history and political science at Vanderbilt, examines the war’s history, United States’ involvement, anti-war protests and more. Lifelong learners aged 50 and above can sign up… Read More

    Feb 19, 2013

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    Thomas A. Schwartz: “America and the Vietnam War” (1/31/13)

    Watch video of “America and the Vietnam War” from the Osher Lifelong Lecture Series event on Jan. 31.  Thomas A. Schwartz, a professor of history and political science at Vanderbilt, examines the war’s history, United States’ involvement, anti-war protests and more. Lifelong learners aged 50 and above can sign up… Read More

    Feb 19, 2013

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    Thomas A. Schwartz: “America and the Vietnam War” (1/24/13)

    Watch video of “America and the Vietnam War” from the Osher Lifelong Lecture Series event on Jan. 24.  Thomas A. Schwartz, a professor of history and political science at Vanderbilt, examines the war’s history, United States’ involvement, anti-war protests and more. Lifelong learners aged 50 and above can sign up… Read More

    Feb 19, 2013

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    Thomas A. Schwartz: “America and the Vietnam War” (1/17/13)

    Watch video of “America and the Vietnam War” from the Osher Lifelong Lecture Series event on Jan. 17.  Thomas A. Schwartz, a professor of history and political science at Vanderbilt, examines the war’s history, United States’ involvement, anti-war protests and more. Lifelong learners aged 50 and above can sign up… Read More

    Feb 19, 2013

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    Search under way for faculty directors of College Halls

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Cynthia Cyrus and Dean of Students Mark Bandas will co-chair a search committee to find the first faculty directors of Moore and Warren colleges, a critical step in developing the two college halls now under construction at the corner of 21st and West End avenues. Read More

    Jan 29, 2013

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    Thomas A. Schwartz: “America and the Vietnam War”

    Watch video of “America and the Vietnam War” from the Osher Lifelong Lecture Series event on Jan. 10.  Thomas A. Schwartz, a professor of history and political science at Vanderbilt, examines the war’s history, United States’ involvement, anti-war protests and more. Lifelong learners aged 50 and above can sign up… Read More

    Jan 16, 2013

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    Listen: Lifelong learners invited to sign up for Osher winter classes

    Online registration is now open for the 2013 winter term of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University. Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

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    Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

    Barsky (Vanderbilt) Robert Barsky, professor of French and Italian and professor of English, will deliver “The Changing Role of the Public Intellectual: From the Buildup Toward World War II to the Occupy Movement,” the 10th Annual Elizabeth Killam Rodgers and Constance Killam Distinguished Public Lecture, as part of the… Read More

    Sep 12, 2012

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    Vanderbilt students named Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholars

    Molecular and cellular biology major Emma Steigerwald was surprised with the news that she had been named a Truman Scholar during Professor of History Tom Schwartz’s class on March 26. From left, Provost Richard McCarty, Schwartz (a member of Vanderbilt’s selection committee and a former Truman Scholar, himself), Steigerwald, … Read More

    Apr 5, 2012

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    Five-part series to explore the Arab Spring

    A series of events at Vanderbilt will provide cross-disciplinary perspectives on the Arab Spring. Read More

    Mar 12, 2012

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    Voice your opinion about College Halls at Vanderbilt

    An artist's rendering of College Halls at Vanderbilt, the new residential college being constructed at the site of Kissam Quadrangle beginning May 2012. (Vanderbilt University) Vanderbilt is set to begin construction of the next phase of its residential college system – College Halls at Vanderbilt – and… Read More

    Nov 22, 2011

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    And the Next President Is……

    Who will be our next President?  A lot depends on what happens to our ailing economy between now and election day. But, presidential historian Thomas Schwartz says another factor will depend on which candidate has the clearest vision for success. View 2012 election expertise information for Thomas Schwartz >>… Read More

    Nov 3, 2011

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    Kudos

    Greg Barz (Vanderbilt) Greg Barz, associate professor of ethnomusicology, has co-edited a volume of essays, The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts, published by Oxford University Press. Anne Davis, instructor in law, has been named managing attorney of the Southern Environmental Law… Read More

    Nov 1, 2011

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    Panel will discuss ‘Would America be Different Without 9/11?’

    Richard McGregor, associate professor of religious studies, Dana Nelson, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and American Studies, and Thomas Schwartz, professor of history, will examine “The 10-Year Shadow of 9/11: How Would America be Different Without It?” during a roundtable discussion Sept. 13. Read More

    Sep 9, 2011

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    Take part in 9/11 commemorative events

    Vanderbilt University will observe the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with several public events including musical performances, an interfaith service and a talk by Lawrence Wright. Events are free and open to the public. Read More

    Sep 6, 2011

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    Domestic partisan politics remain key to presidential election

    Domestic issues are likely to trump foreign policy successes in determining Barack Obama’s chances for re-election, says historian Thomas Alan Schwartz. Read More

    May 3, 2011

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    Revolution in the Middle East subject of Vanderbilt forum

    Panelists for the forum “Revolution in the Middle East!” are Katherine Blue Carroll, assistant professor of political science; Richard McGregor, associate professor of Islamic Studies; Beverly Moran, professor of law; and Thomas Schwartz, professor of history. Cherie Fathy, a junior in the College of Arts and Science, will serve as moderator. Read More

    Feb 15, 2011

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    State of the Union: Vanderbilt experts available for analysis

    Vanderbilt experts are available to comment on the State of the Union address. Read More

    Jan 24, 2011