Prof. Tismaneanu's Co-authored Book, Putin's Totalitarian Democracy: Ideology, Myth, and Violence in the Twenty-First Century Now Out!
News & Events
Do Americans care about civility in politics? Professor Sarah Croco and GVPT undergraduate Jacob Silverman discuss in the Washington Post.
Much of the media attention surrounding the 2020 State of Union Address focused on the apparent lack of civility between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with Trump refusing to shake the speaker's hand and the speaker ripping up her copy of the president's speech. Do Americans care about civility in politics? According to Professor Sarah Croco and GVPT undergraduate Jacob Silverm
Can the GOP win Hispanic voters in 2020 with conservative stances on abortion? Probably not, according to professors Stella Rouse and Janelle Wong.
A number of GOP strategists have argued that adopting socially conservative stances on abortion will drive Hispanics to vote for Republicans in 2020, but a new editorial from professors Stella Rouse and Janelle Wong published on the Morning Consult argues this might not be a winning strategy.
Professor Kathleen Cunningham and Caitlin McCulloch Discuss New Research on Opposition Tactics and Foreign Public Opinion
Professor Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham and Ph.D. student Caitlin McCulloch discuss the impact of violent versus non-violent tactics of non-state actors has on foreign public support of the government opposition. In their new article at Political Violence @ A Glance, they highlight protestors in Hong Kong who have managed to garner international support for their cause.
The September 2019 department newsletter is now available here!